FOUR deputy lieutenants have been appointed by the Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire, Johanna Ropner.

Nigel Corner, Linda Fenwick, Professor David Hill and Isobel Nixon are now assisting the Lord-Lieutenant in her duty as the Queen’s official representative across North Yorkshire

The newly-appointed deputy lieutenants were chosen from different regions, backgrounds and disciplines, including business, wildlife conservation and teaching.

All four candidates have supported organisations such as Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Plantlife International and Yorkshire Children’s Hospital Trust.