SKYDIVING Ribble Valley Mayor Richard Sherras will come down to earth when he hosts a charity dinner dance.

He and his mayoress, family friend Lynne Pate, will hold the event at the Shireburn Arms Hotel, Hurst Green on Saturday, November 9 It will raise funds for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association and Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.

The event includes a three-course dinner and entertainment by Lancashire crooner Wayne Farrow.

Tickets priced £35 are available from Mrs Pate on 01200 445513, or the mayor's secretary on 01200 414408.