RESIDENTS of West Witton, near Leyburn, are being asked to register their current and future housing needs.

A housing need survey is being distributed throughout the parish to help Richmondshire District Council assess the need for homes for local people.

Completed questionnaires should be returned to Richmondshire District Council by January 31 using the freepost address DL562, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, DL10 4JX or online at

For more information or help with the form contact Amanda Madden on 01748-901117.

SINGER VACANCIES: Richmond ladies’ choir Musicality has vacancies for new singers.

The choir have a series of events planned for the year starting with a fundraising concert with Northallerton Male Voice Choir at the Forum, Northallerton, on March 8 for Herriot Hospice Homecare and the Friarage MRI Scanner Appeal.

Choir co-ordinator Jean Robinson said: “Our concerts are always a mix of choral singing ranging from spirituals to pop classics, and under our musical director Gillian Ash we have built a popular following.”

Rehearsals are in Richmond on Monday evenings. For information call 01748-832092.