A CHRISTMAS Fair organised by Skipton Soroptimists members resulted in 10 recipients benefitting from the proceeds.

Rosalie Holroyd, president of Soroptimist International of Skipton in Craven is pictured handing a cheque to Mary Parker, chairman of the Keighley Branch of Yorkshire Cancer Research; one of the groups which benefited.

The Skipton branch of the Soroptimists continues to meet and hold events to benefit the town and district.

Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement working together to transform the lives of women and girls through service projects, fundraising and advocacy. There are nearly 80,000 members in 124 countries.

Soroptimist International Skipton-in-Craven, is part of Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) and was founded in 1949.