Sunday, 29 May 2016

Two Contrasting Events: II The North Yorkshire Cub Scout Rally

The North Yorkshire Scouts are holding the biennial rally at Pateley Bridge Showground.  Over 800 cub scouts are gathered until tomorrow evening, and having a fabulous time.  Shan and I could not resist the temptation to join in the fun, as well as discuss plans with area leaders.

Two Contrasting Events: I The Richmond Meet

The Richmond Meet is a very dignified affair.  We were joined by Mayors of Gateshead, Darlington, Stockton, Northallerton, Tadcaster and, of course, Richmond.  There were also Senior elected members from Selby District and Richmondshire.  But why a "Meet"?  It was all explained when we met Maurice Bartle with his comprehensive collection of vintage cycles.  Since the 1890's cyclists have been congregating from all over the region for regular 'Meets', and the Richmond Meet is one of the oldest

Saturday, 28 May 2016

First Week In Office

The Mayoral year was off to a brisk start:
  • Friday 20 May: Mayor Making
  • Sunday 22 May: Civic Service at Pateley Bridge
  • Monday 23 May: Town Council
  • Tuesday 24 May: Working Group on Christmas arrangements
  • Wednesday 25 May: Meet Museums Officer at Knaresborough House & Court House Museum
  • Thursday 26 May: St John's Primary Open Day
  • Friday 27 May: nuffin
  • Saturday 28 May: Woodland Festival, Harlow Carr with Olivia and Charlotte
  • Sunday 29 May: Richmond Meet (a.m.) Yorkshire Cub Scouts Camp, Pateley Bridge (p.m.)

Friday, 27 May 2016

Open Day at St John's Primary School

Thursday 26th May
A very interesting tour of this impressive school with Brooke and Olivia.

Knaresborough Primary School

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Knaresborough Mayor Making - 20 May 2016

Bill's acceptance speeches

The Town Cryer, with Mayor, the Mayoress and staff

Ring out the old ...

Our first appointment was the Pateley Bridge Civic Service. Here we are, on the way home on the 24 Bus