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News: Richmond & The Dales

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

KILLER: David Hodgson

Jenny's killer David Hodgson tried in vain to cover tracks

RISKY: Pictures of children climbing on Richmond Castle walls were taken by local photographer Chris Fenwick.

'Boys being boys' or lucky to be alive? - the youngsters seen climbing on castle's ruined ramparts

GIVING: Penny Mill and Sophie McGuinness give out flowers in Richmond. Pic: SJC_Photography

Church members give back to the community in No Strings event

SPY BASE: RAF Menwith Hill, near Harrogate, which has been linked to fatal US drone strikes

North Yorkshire spy base linked to Widowmaker drone strikes

CRITICISED: Abbey Care Village.

Care home ordered to make improvments

GOLF: Andrew Jackson had been a keen golfer

Golf day to launch new trust fund for youngsters set up in memory of Andrew Jackson

BAKE: Advanced teaching assistant Sharon Thomson (left) and student Sophie Blenkiron, 15, sell cakes on their charity stall at Richmond School and Sixth Form College.

Baking up a treat to save wildlife

TRIBUTE EVENT: Chairman of Richmondshire District Council, Councillor John Robinson and Armed Forces personnel at the flag-raising ceremony in Friary Gardens, Richmond

Veterans and school pupils pay tribute to Armed Forces

MATHS: Children from nine primary schools who took part in the Richmond School 24 Challenge with runners up Wavell Juniors (front left) and winners Richmond Methodist Primary School (front right).

Youngsters have it all worked out

RELAX: Selena Blain  (left) the collaborative partner of  the Treatment Rooms, based in Middleton Lodge pictured with the Lodge owners James Allison and his partner, Rebecca Tappin picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Country estate adds treatment rooms to its expanding business offering

CRICKET: Richmondshire Cricket Club celebrated National Cricket Week by welcoming a group of Dutch youngsters who are visiting the area to have a go at cricket against the local school team Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Dutch teenagers get a taste for cricket at Richmond ground

CHALLENGE: Staff from Richmond-based OpenCRM before taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks

Software company staff complete Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge

LEGACY: Some of the graffiti left by the conscientious objectors in the cells at Richmond Castle.

The lasting First World War legacy of the Richmond Sixteen

Andrew Jackson

Former boyfriend sends abusive text messages to widow after husband's death in alleged street attack in Richmond

VILE: Andrew Iveson

'Vile' paedophile from Richmond jailed for 20 years

HUT: The owners of the fishing bothy say it is unobtrusive.

Planners launch legal action to remove Dales fishing bothy

BISHOP: Rt Rev Paul Slater. Pic: Michelle Heseltine

First Bishop of Richmond appointed after almost 100 years

TREES: St Francis Xavier students with Cargill staff Josie Hatch and Jamielee Swingler.

Pupils help plant 150 trees to celebrate 150th anniversary of agricultural firm

VOLUNTEER: 18-year-old Chloe Harrison is one of the youngest councillors in the country.

Chloe becomes one of country's youngest councillors

SUPPORT: PTSD Resolution is offering support for those suffering from the effects of military post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Veterans can get support for trauma-related illness

Artist:Alister Colley,L, receives his award from Simon Flavill of Arqadia, Guild sponsors

Artist carries off top award

DIG: Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group to start digging in Fremington

New location for archaeologists as part of the Swaledale Big Dig

Parish councillor takes to the road to gather signatures for bus cut petition

Dragonfly Challenge to raise cash for children with cancer

DRIVER: Community safety officer Alyson Down offers young motorist Thomas Coates advice

Keeping teens safe behind the wheel

ELECTION: Rishi Sunak, Richmond's new Conservative MP

New Richmond MP makes maiden speech - and admits he has hard act to follow

RESCUE: The Great North Air Ambulance landed in a field near Askrigg.

Cyclist seriously injured in Yorkshire Dales crash

BLAZE: Fire crews fighting the Richmond town centre fire from an aerial ladder platform

Mother and daughter vow to get their arson-hit business up and running again

CHALLENGE: Team left to right - Jamie Shutt, Paul Ryder, Phil Marsay, Ashley Tallyn, Graham Anderson, and Abi Gedye.

Colleagues embarking on Yorkshire Three Peak charity challenge receive message from Clare Balding

HUB: l-r: Richard Moore, deputy chairman of Leeming Bar Residents' Association, Barry Wetherell from the Wensleydale Railway, Rishi Sunak MP, Amy Witham from ABP Wessex, and Rab Hastie from Leeming Bar Residents' Association

Project for new community space launched by local MP

WEPT: Robert Fothergill

Children's counsellor jailed for six years for abusing youngsters and sharing indecent images

FUNERAL: The funeral of murder victim Andrew Jackson at St. Mary's Church in Richmond. Picture: STUART BOULTON.

Emotional funeral for much-loved Richmond murder victim Andrew Jackson

RESPONSE: Fire crews on Finkle Street in Richmond.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Richmond town centre fire prompts calls for CCTV cameras to be reinstated

HISTORY: The Village Shop and Post Office, in Melsonby, pictured this week, will become a house.

Murder post office to be turned into house

WINNERS: Leyburn Junior FC U10s. Back row from left; Aidan Simpson, Sam Margetts, Cameron Smith, Joe Mayer and Callum Fowler. Front row from left; Rhys Swift, Henry Wiltshire, Oli Hammond and Lewis Cartwright.

Winning team looks forward to new challenge

EXTENSION: St. Peter's Church in Croft. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Plans to build extension to 'Lewis Carroll' church at Croft

JAILED: Craig Burrows.

Honoured church missionary is jailed over child sex crimes

RACE: Richmond School pupils ahead of the Race for Life

Richmond School charity runners take part in Race for Life

BLAZE: Crews battling the fire in Richmond at Finkle Street. PICTURE: David Sloan

Teenager sobs as magistrate denies bail over £100,000 Richmond town centre fire

Richmond school dancers highlight the dangers to the rainforest

Dancers compete to help save the rainforest

CULTURE: The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle has joined forces with Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, to promote arts and culture in the region

Barnard Castle museum forms cultural partnership with Leyburn auctioneers

MERGER: Eppleby Pre-School committee member Mick Griffiths and head teacher Maxine Price outside Eppleby Forcett School. Picture: Richard Doughty

Pre-school to merge with village primary

Delivery drive discovers major fire in Richmond town centre

Delivery driver discovers major fire in Richmond town centre

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