CHLOE Storton, 16, has been chosen as the 40th anniversary Sherburn Gala Queen, to officiate at the village gala on May 21.

The student at Sherburn High School will be joined by four attendants, chosen from the villages of Hungate and Athelstan primary schools.

The will be an afternoon of various events preceded by a parade of floats through the village to the park for the crowning ceremony.

Following the ceremony there will be a flypast by members of Sherburn Aero Club. Other events during the afternoon will include a dog show, gymnastic display, reptile show and a display by the Towton Battlefield Society.