Councillor chosen for third term as Mayor of Ripon

The Advertiser Series: THIRD TERM: Councillor Mick Stanley who has been chosen to be Mayor of Ripon. THIRD TERM: Councillor Mick Stanley who has been chosen to be Mayor of Ripon.

COUNCILLOR Mick Stanley has been chosen to serve as Mayor of Ripon for the third time in the last four years. The mayor-making ceremony will held held in the town (corr) hall on Tuesday, May 6, which will be followed by a service in the cathedral on May 11, when Coun Stanley will be officially installed in the role. He said both he and his wife, Gill, were looking forward to representing the city again.

HALL MATTERS: Sandhutton village hall annual general meeting will be held on Monday (March 10) at 7.30pm, at the hall.

PARISH MEETING: Sowerby residents are being invited to attend the annual parish meeting at the town hall on Thursday, March 13, at 7pm. Carol Shreeve, of the Northallerton branch of the Citizens Advice Bureau, will talk about its work.

CEILIDH EVENT: Blind Panic will lead a ceilidh at Sowerby Parochial Church Hall, on Saturday, (March 8), from 7.30pm. For tickets, costing £12 for adults, £4 for children and £25 for a family, call 01845-523115.

CHURCH SERVICE: A Women's World Day Of Prayer service prepared by Egyptian women titled Streams In The Desert will be held at St Mary's Church, Thirsk, on Friday (March 7), at 7.30pm. All local denominations will be represented in the service and all are welcome. Refreshments will be served after the service.

LINE DANCING: American Routes will lead line dancing at Thirsk town hall, on Friday, March 14, from 7.30pm. For tickets, call 01845-574457 or visit Artists Pallette, Millgate.

CHILDREN'S SESSIONS: Wizards, elves and giants storytime sessions will be held at White Rose BookCafe, Thirsk, on Saturday (March 8), from 2.30pm to 3.15pm and from 3.15pm to 4pm. Tickets cost £3 and include a drink and a biscuit. For details, call 01845-524353 or visit

WORDS SHOW: White Rose BookCafe and Kate Fox will present Bloomin’ Words Cabaret event Letting Off Steam at the Royal British Legion Club, Kirkgate, Thirsk, on Thursday, March 13, from 7pm. For tickets, costing £8, call 01845-524353.

ANTIQUES FAIR: An antiques fair will be held at Thirsk Auction Mart on Saturday, March 15, from 9.30pm to 3.30pm. For details, call 01642-711036 or email

CHURCH CONCERT: Viola player Moira Challoner, cellist Lesley Law and pianist Helen Proudley will perform a concert at St Mary’s Church, on Tuesday (March 11), at 2.30pm, to raise funds for the church. Afternoon tea will be available. Entry is free, but donations would be welcomed.

LANGUAGE COURSE: French classes are being held on Thursdays, from 7pm to 9pm, at Thirsk town hall. The ten-week course costs £80, and £75 for concessions. Reductions for people who join the course late. For details, call 01845-522342 or email

NATURE FOCUS: The CM Rob Natural History Society will meet in the upstairs room at Thirsk town hall on Friday, March 14, at 7.30pm. Non-members welcome. For details, call 01609 771393.

CRAFT DATE: Artist Nick Hampson will lead a papermaking workshop at Rural Arts, Thirsk, on Saturday (March 8), from 10am to 4pm. The session costs £45, including materials. To book, call 01845-526536 or visit

MOVIE TIME: The Ritz Cinema, in Thirsk, will screen Dallas Buyers Club (15), from today (Friday, March 8), until Thursday (March 13), at 7.30pm. For details, call 01845-524751 or visit


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