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News: Richmond & The Dales

HIKE: The walkers after their Dales trek.

Dales hike for holiday home owners

SHAKEN: The James Bond 007 themed room at The Wensleydale Heifer

Hotel launches competition to find bedroom designer

TASTER: Students try out the dance studio.

A taste of the future for students

Colleen Sawford and Walter Porter from Fleetwood, Lancashire, show some French Resistance

Success for Leyburn 1940s weekend

RETIREMENT: Pension Wise project co-ordinator Thomas Adamski gives advice at Hambleton and Richmondshire Citizens Advice Bureau

Free pensions guidance after new rules introduced

BANK:  GV pic of Nat West in Richmond picture: SARAH CALDECOTT (32728202)

Richmond bank worker theft case postponed

LOVED: Duncan Fisher

Woman to fulfil ambition of late husband by completing a skydive - while scattering his ashes on the way down

ANNIVERSARY: The George and Dragon at Hudswell. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Community pub celebrates its fifth anniversary of being at the heart of the community

SPORT: Girls at St Francis Xavier School, Richmond, playing Quidditch

School urges girls to get involved in sport

Lesley Austin, 47, is charged charged with 15 offences against five victims who were all customers at NatWest in Richmond, North Yorkshire

Bank worker accused of stealing £250,000 from customers' accounts

GLOWING UNDERGROUND: Ingleborough Cave is now glowing with the latest LED lighting system

Limestone cave can now been seen in a new light

ART: Richmond School and Sixth Form College Year 12 student Abbi Saunders, 17, with her artwork

Students combine drama, dance and art to showcase talents.

CARE: Abbey Care Village in Scorton, near Catterick, North Yorkshire, where Susan Tregonning talked the man into selling his new £1,000 television to her for just £300.

Care home manager struck off after fleecing vulnerable resident out of his TV and car

SOLD: The Rolex Military Submariner watch

Rare diver's watch sells for almost £50,000 at North Yorkshire auction

MYSTERY CREATURE: Tom Ransom is convinced he saw something unusual in the waters of the Swale.

'Hello, I've just seen a crocodile in the Swale'

CINEMA: Middleton Lodge is holding an outdoor cinema in its grounds

Outdoor cinema at Middleton Lodge

HERITAGE: An exhibitor at the Masham Steam Rally Picture: STUART BOULTON

Celebration of the age of steam marks 50th milestone

RUGGED: A competitor in action during the Scott Trial.

Remembering a century of motorbike action

Appeal after nursery raid

RIDE: Adam Riddle, left, and Geoff Blair cycled 900 miles in 12 days.

Friends cycle 900 miles in 12 days for life-saving hospital

SADNESS: Dame Diana Brittan.

End of an era as time is called on Dales food festival

NEW ROLE: The Venerable Paul Slater, who is set to be consecrated as Bishop of Richmond

Cathedral to host its first bishop-making ceremony in 822 years

REMAINS: Ruins of lead smelt mills in Old Gang in Swaledale.

When lead-mining ruled the Dales

SEARCH: Man disappeared from West Witton, above.

Successful search for missing man in Yorkshire Dales

Transport meeting hears of timetable problems

REOPENED: The Angel, at Gilling West

Community pub reopens

CHIPPER: Golfer Shaun Collier hits a pink ball during the charity golf fundraiser in memory of Andrew Jackson at Richmond Golf Club, watched by team members from left Daniel Harrison, Neil Appleby and Sean Sim from Ineos, Newton Aycliffe, as Andrew's niec

Fundraising golf day in memory of Richmond man Andrew Jackson

RURAL: Rishi Sunak

MP to fight for rural issues on government committee

RIDER READY: Jockey Brian Toomey, with Kings Grey, ahead of his comeback race

Horror fall jockey's joy at resuming racing career

ANNIVERSARY: Masham Steam Rally - general pic of the fair in 2006

Masham Steam Fair to celebrate 50th year

BULLYING: Barton Church of England Primary School. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Bittersweet result for parents after Education Secretary steps into bully row - but torment for son continues

THEATRE: Clare Allen

Historic theatre announces new chief executive

SHAKESPEARE: Darryl Pointer of Richmond Amateur Dramatic Society promoting their production of the Merry Wives of Windsor. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Amateur dramatic society promotes upcoming Shakespeare production

COLOUR: Richmond artist Caroline Hamilton. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Artist looks to art to help overcome her chronic back pain

SPORTY: Children from Brompton Primary School in Brompton near Northallerton take part in a charity run around the school playing fields and they are joined by the local MP. Running are Rosa Cucuoullo (11), Glenn Mackintosh (10), Rishi Sunak MP, Jessica T

Youngsters take part in fundraising race to help fight cancer

Cycleway: As cycling increases inspired by the Tour de France a new route could be built linking Aiskew and Bedale

Plans to make life easier for Dales cyclists

VISIT: Olympic athlete Rebekah Wilson, with Richmond Primary School pupils, back row from left, Angus Potter, Ben Dale, Olivia Brooks and Adanna Anyadiegwu. Front row, Joe Carruthers and Ellie Hayes.

Olympic athlete pops into primary to motivate future stars

Dales school celebrates badminton success

Dales school celebrates badminton success

SUCCESS: Members of the Rhythm and Shoes Dance Academy

Dancing to exam success

FUTURE: Assistant Chief Constable, Ken McIntosh with Julia Mulligan at the public exhibition in Richmond Town Hall.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Police exhibition went on tour to share plans for future

DANCE: Britain’s Got Talent stars Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, from Diversity, judging the Generation Green contest

Pupils win £25,000 for their school with dance performance

ALCOHOL: Richmond School is applying for an alcohol licence

School to apply for alcohol licence for entire site

OUTSTANDING: Dr Mike Brookes with wife and managing partner Marie Brookes with Richmond MP Rishi Sunak.

Swaledale GP practice celebrates after outstanding care report

Richmond music festival is hit by Beatlemania

THEFT: Thieves have stolen the lead off the roof at St Andrew's Church, in Aysgarth.

Thieves steal lead from another Dales church roof

ATTACK SCENE: Leyburn market place

Series of attacks in Dales town

First-ever festival of railway literature

Wensleydale Railway to host its first-ever festival of railway literature

PROUD: Sam showing his photographs at Northallerton library to County Councillor Clare Wood, North Yorkshire’’s executive member for adult social care.

Sam gets a hand on the career ladder

MURDER: Jenny Nicholl disappeared from the family home in Richmond, North Yorkshire, June 30, 2005

Parents still seek truth ten years after daughter Jenny Nicholl's murder

REGRET: Retired North Yorkshire Police Assistant Chief Constable Sue Cross, who was the senior investigating officer who oversaw the murder investigation, said regrets that the team was not able to find Jenny

'Jenny Nicholl case won't close until teenager found' say police

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