Kite festival next weekend

A KITE festival raising funds for a noble cause takes place in the district next weekend.

The Nidderdale Kite Festival, Picnic and Moonlight Party will be held at New Causeway Farm, Fellbeck, HG3 5EW on August 20 and 21, from 10.30am to 6.30pm.

It will raise money for the Roddy Scott Foundation, which provides educational grants to run an English teaching programme in the remote Pankisi Gorge, in north eastern Georgia.

Tickets are £6, overnight camping £20. For more information, call Robin and Stina Scott on 01423 780449 or Howie Trewhitt on 07976 853092.