A service of thanksgiving for the life of Colin Furness, former BE regional director, will be held on Wednesday 21 November at St John the Baptist & All Saints Church, Easingwold, at 11.30am.

The service will be followed by a reception at the Galtres Centre, Easingwold.

Mr Furness officiated at many big events including Burghley, Bramham and Blair Castle.

Donations in his memory can be made to the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund. Visit www.mdirf.co.uk