Richmondshire photo competition deadline extended

Young people living in Richmondshire have the chance of winning £50 by entering a Civic Awareness Competition run by the Richmond and District Civic Society.

To enter take a photo of something that tells them about the history or the buildings where they live.

It can be an old or a more modern building, a street view, a farm or military building, or an object, just about anything that makes them pleased to live where they do.

The photo on a mobile phone and a short description can be entered by primary and secondary school students in three different age categories, under 11, 11 to 14 and 15 to 18, by email to

The competition will be judged by the Richmond and District Civic Society after the deadline on September 30.

The winners in the three categories will each receive £50.

Further details can be found on under ‘hot news’.