Rishi Sunak welcomes business rates relief roll-out

RICHMOND MP Rishi Sunak has welcomed the roll-out of schemes to cushion businesses from the worst impact of this year's rates revaluation.

Mr Sunak said that three separate reliefs announced in the Spring Budget were now up and running.

D&S column: jobs for the girls

You may remember a controversy about a TV advertising campaign for a brand of infant milk which featured baby boys dreaming about being an engineer and the baby girls wanting to be a ballerina.

Garrison school's progress welcomed

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak has visited one of the secondary schools in his constituency to hear about the progress being made by pupils.

In the last year, Risedale Sports and Community College has improved its attendance and absence record and reduced the number of exclusions.

Rishi Sunak criticises highways chiefs for removing town’s tourism signs

HIGHWAYS chiefs have been criticised for not replacing two brown tourist destination signs for Richmond on the newly upgraded A1 motorway.

For many years the signs at Scotch Corner highlighted the proximity of the historic Georgian market town and the facilities on offer there.