The new Mayor of Ripon was sworn into office this week.
Coun Andrew Williams was handed the chains of office by the outgoing mayor Coun Mick Stanley.
Coun Stanley who was supported in his role by his wife Gill said he had enjoyed a wonderful year in office.
The new Mayoress of Ripon is Pascar Moyo who is pictured above with Coun Williams and the Deputy Mayor and Mayoress.
Coun Pauline McHardy is continuing in her role as Deputy Mayor of Ripon and will be supported by Deputy Mayoress Sylvia Brierley.
See next week’s Gazette for an interview with the new mayor.
Read Coun Mick Stanley’s final Mayor’s Diary on page 20 of this week’s Ripon Gazette.