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Livestock market holds auction for Great North Air Ambulance
Updated 3:01pm Thursday 30th January 2014 in News
LEYBURN Livestock Market will hold an auction to raise funds for the Great North Air Ambulance on Friday, February 28. The sale will feature more than 100 lots, including a day’s fishing, half a tone of barley and house cleaning services. Auctioneer Stephen Walker said its previous event for the charity raised £13,000. He said: “Being in a rural area, a lot of our customers have either used or know somebody who has used the air ambulance, so it is close to our hearts.” To donate lots, call 01696-623167.
ELDERLY FOCUS: Greyfriars extra care housing scheme, in Richmond, will hold a Mad Hatters Tea Party as part of a Dignity Day on Monday (February 3). The event, from 11am to 4pm, aims to raise awareness of the elderly and will include a talk by a Mad Hatters Tea Company representative, tea, cakes and sandwiches and entertainment by musician Shirley Hopwood. Entry is free.
LIVE MUSIC: The Rockabilly-inspired Rattlesnake Rebels will play at The Magdalens, Ripon, on Saturday (February 1), from 8pm.