Richmondshire District Council

Richmondshire veterans have helped carve a wooden case to display a ceremonial knife presented to the District Council.

Nepalese Ambassador, Dr Durga Bahadur Subedi gave the authority a ceremonial Khukuri - a Nepalese knife with an inwardly curved blade which is a characteristic weapon of the Gurkha.

It will displayed in the council chamber at Mercury House in a wooden case made through the Healthy Horizons programme which sees veterans try their hand at new skills. They worked with master craftsman, Terry Harrington, to make the case.

 

 Image of Sue Dewhurst, Cllr Angie Dale, Terry Harrington, Tej Gaha and Dave Parry

Pictured from left to right are: are Sew Dewhurst (Healthy Horizons - Pop up Shed Manager) former Chairman of the Council, Councillor Angie Dale,Terry Harrington, Gurkha representative Tej Gaha, and Dave Parry (Healthy Horizons - Pop up Shed Manager)

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