New chair and vice-chair for Richmondshire District Council

Council chairman Clive World with vice chair Cllr Lorraine Hodgson.

Richmondshire District Council has a new chairman.

Councillor Clive World has been elected to chair the authority for the next 12 months.

He has been a district councillor since 1995 representing the Richmond west ward.

It is his second tenure as chairman having also served in the 2012/13 civic year.

The new vice chairman is Councillor Lorraine Hodgson, who represents the Richmond North ward.

Both appointments were made at the virtual  annual general meeting of the council on July 2.