VIDEO: Flag dedication at Ripon Cathedral

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A service to mark the dedication of the standard for HMS Heroes – a student-led peer support organisation for military children – has been held at Ripon Cathedral.

The event took place on Friday, October 11, from 1pm.

Peter Ogburn of HMS Heroes (Plymouth) speaks at the Her Majesty's Schools Heroes service in Ripon Cathedral.  (131011M4f)

Peter Ogburn of HMS Heroes (Plymouth) speaks at the Her Majesty's Schools Heroes service in Ripon Cathedral. (131011M4f)

The service was led by Padre Jason Clarke of Ripon’s 21 Engineer Regiment, which is based at Claro Barracks in the city.

Nineteen schools were invited to the ceremony, with each sending up to 40 pupils.

– Pictures from the service will be featured in this week’s Ripon Gazette, out Thursday, October 17.