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VOLUNTEERS: (Front L-R) Headmaster Martin Pearman with Eleanor McGregor, Eve Turner and Lions' youth co-ordinator Jane Armitage, and some of the other students who have achieved their Lions Young Leaders in Service award.

Students give up 300 hours

NIGHTMARE: Sasha Higgins of Catterick Village was involved in an unscheduled ride at Lightwater Valley while checking its safety after a colleague set the ride in motion. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

13 metres up: Teenage theme park worker left traumatised after rollercoaster ordeal

RALLY: Classics gleaming in the sunshine at Newby Hall.

Motoring glory im North Yorkshire

EXPERT: Professor Caroline Wilkinson with headmaster Martin Pearman and chairman of governors Peter Mason.

Royal face-maker returns to her old school

CATTLE: 12-year-old Lewis Lack from Kirkbymoorside wins the Beef Shorthorn Young Handlers prize at Aldborough and Boroughbridge Show Picture: STUART BOULTON.

AIrfield plays host to agricultural show for second year

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES: Children are being invited to experience life in the past at Ripon Museums

Museums' activities shine light on life in the past

MILESTONE EVENT: Karate teacher Ady Gray, who has been praised for helping transform pupils' lives Picture: Richard Doughty

Karate luminary's tribute to milestone school

HERITAGE: The Ripon Workhouse Museum's head gardener, Nick Thompson with Lockwoods owner Matthew Lockwood.

Restaurant and museum work together to create pop-up heritage food fortnight

EXHIBITION LAUNCH: Ripon Cathedral Flower Guild members raise their hats to the women of Second World War on the tenth anniversary of the Women's Memorial in Whitehall

Cathedral showcase celebrates women's role in Second World War

PUBLIC ANGER: Councillor Andrew Williams, left, arrives at Ripon Town Hall, to a protest about his position on Ripon City Council

Ice cream fraudster council meeting descends into free-for-all shouting match

TERROR ATTACK: Police survey the aftermath in this video still

North Yorkshire and County Durham tourists tell of their experiences during Tunisia terror attack that left 15 Britons dead

MILESTONE ANNIVERSARY: Ripon Community Link chief executive Lindsay Tanner with some of the charity's users

Charity marks 25th anniversary with cathedral celebration

READY: About to leave John O Groats, (L to R), Spike Ambery-Smith, Dave Moss-Blundell, Alex Boynton, Peter Young, Edd Raddon.

Cyclists' heroic effort for brave Jenny

NOVEL EVENT: Ripon Workhouse Museum volunteers Roy and Drene Brooks prepare for its Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Museum to mark Alice In Wonderland 150th anniversary

PRAYER WEB: Siân Lawton, Ripon Cathedral's new online ministries co-ordinator

Cathedral aims to develop online praying

OPENING CEREMONY: Councillor Nigel Simms, the Mayor of the District of Harrogate and Councillor Pauline McHardy, the Mayor of Ripon unveil Lark Hill Cemetery, in Ripon

Cemetery opened 40 years after proposals for site mooted

TRIBUTE: Ripon Grammar School IT teacher Bob Walker (left) with students Jacob Turner, Patrick Lindley and Matt Ford with Monument to the Women of World War II trustee Peri Langdale.

Remembering the vital war work on the Home Front

SHOW FOCUS: North Yorkshire artist Neil McBride at work in his studio

Top talents selected to exhibit at Great North Art Show

RURAL PARADE: Tractor Fest exhibitors parked in Ripon Market Place

Crowds flock to tractor spectacular

NEW ROLE: Councillor Andrew Williams

Anger as former mayor who stole council cash is appointed as finance committee chairman

SERVICE ACCOLADE: Former Ripon Hornblower George Pickles, with his Citizenship Award

End of era for world's oldest daily ceremony

RALLY: Philippa Rawsthorn and her fuschia pink and gold Ferguson tractor.

March of the tractors promises spectacle

MUSIC: The scene at last year's competition.

Calling all young musicians

DINO: The T-rex watches over the course.

T-rex to the fore

MINIATURE: Jane Fiddick with her dolls house which features a Tapistry Room, based on the Tapistry Room at Newby Hall.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

World-renowned dolls house display comes to Newby Hall

FREEDOM PARADE: Crowds line the streets as troops from 21 Engineer Regiment marched through Ripon in 2013

Departing soldiers to stage city centre military display

HEADS: Ripon Grammar School's new school officers, (L-R) Matthew Griffiths, Jack Baker, head boy James Donaldson, head girl Donna Castle-Ward, Lucy Mumford, Annabelle Blyton and Julia Atherley.

School selects its student officers

INQUEST: Coroner gave open verdict to death of Alex Paylor

Teenager's death recorded as open verdict

READY: Jenny with the cyclists who have set themselves an epic challenge.

Brave Jenny's Paralympic hopes get long-distance boost

HISTORIC EVENT: Ripon Market, which is set to be relaunched to attract more traders and shoppers

Historic market gets new-look to revive its fortunes

TIPS: THE Apollo Young Enterprise team at Ripon Grammar School, who are hoping their revision book for students will take them to a national final in London.

Exam tips put enterprising students in front

BODY FOUND: Woman's body found in Kirkgate, Ripon Pic: Google Street View

Woman's body found in city centre property

Fire crews rescue driver from car stuck in swollen ford

Fire crews rescue driver from car stuck in swollen ford

HIGH NOTE: Trumpeter Edward Freeman, who will play at the Sharow concert, performing at the 2014 Ripon Young Musicians Competition

Young musicians to showcase talents

Churchman learns the art of pulling pints

POPULAR: Children enjoying the Angry Birds activity park.

Visitor jump at theme park

CLASSICS: Just some of the cars at last year's show.

Classic cars to turn heads

MEDIEVAL: Re-enactors at Fountains Abbey.

Recreating medieval days

CLASSICS: L-R Youngsters Robbie Langshaw, Charlotte Wilson and Oliver Wilson enjoy some of the classic tractors at Newby Hall.

Ground-shaking attempt at a new world record

NO KIDDING: Visitors are being invited to meet the goats at Risaw Farm, Ripon

Goat farmers to open gates for charity fundraiser

Concert to promote Young Musician competition

COMIC: Artist Kev F Sutherland draws Finlay Bean, 12, of Ripon, while Paloma Calvert, 13, of Langthorpe, adds a drawing to the cover of the group's comic.

Youngsters get the comic strip treatment

INQUIRY: North Yorkshire Police are investigating a serious sexual assault in Ripon.

Big response to nature reserve sex attack as police plan to quiz visitors tomorrow

Cathedral suing NHS after paying injured worshipper £130,000

NEW PLANTS: Hannah Wilson and Jens Nielsen, of the Himalayan Garden, with plants grown at the Himalayan Garden and Scuplture Park

Himalayan garden offers fresh views for visitors

HERITAGE FOCUS: From left, Toby Redfern, Dan Gray and Kate Gray dress as Victorians ahead of the Death, Disease and Curious Customs events

Heritage museum to stage paupers' funerals

CHIC: Anne Wells with just a few of the covers.

Easter chick scheme rules the roost

Former Ripon schoogirl takes over at the Guardian

Name change for bishop is final part of jigsaw

FARMING AWARD: Robert McDonald, right, after being presented with his Dairy Farmer of the Year award at The Northern Farmer Awards, pictured with Pam Royle and sponsor Michael French. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

Region's farmers receive rewards at Northern Farmer Awards

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