SLIDESHOW Pateley marks Civic Service

Pateley Bridge has held its annual Mayor’s Civic Service with guests representing towns around the district.

The service took place on Sunday, May 26 at Pateley Bridge Methodist Church, followed by a lucnh reception at the Memorial Hall.

NAPB 1305262AM8 Pateley Bridge's Mayor's Civic service. The Mayor of Pateley Bridge Christine Skaife with her consort Ian Skaife with their guests at the mayor's civic reception. (1305262AM8)

NAPB 1305262AM8 Pateley Bridge's Mayor's Civic service. The Mayor of Pateley Bridge Christine Skaife with her consort Ian Skaife with their guests at the mayor's civic reception. (1305262AM8)

The special celebration service was led by Methodist Church Deacon Sister Janet Durbin.

The day also saw the inauguration of new Mayor of Pateley Bridge, town councillor Christine Skaife, and her Mayor’s Consort town councillor Ian Skaife.

The new Deputy Mayor is town councillor Mike Holt, and Deputy Mayoress Janet Holt.

Guests at the service included Coun Clare McKenzie, Deputy Mayor of Harrogate District; County Coun Bernard Bateman, Chairman of North Yorkshire County Council; Coun Lynette Barnes, Deputy Mayor of Ripon; Carole Reid, Mayor of Knaresborough; and Sqdn Ldr Geoff Dickson, RAF Base Commander from Menwith Hill.