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Living Well in Later Life

Helping older people get the best out of life is the aim of a special event in Northallerton organised by the town’s MP.

Rishi Sunak’s Older Persons’ Fair will be held in the Golden Lion Hotel, in the High Street, on Wednesday, September 26.

Rishi Sunak serves up tea and cake at Stokesley memory cafe

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak called in to a memory café set up for sufferers of dementia and helped serve up tea and cake.

Mr Sunak was invited to visit the Forget Me Not café which was established 18 months ago in Stokesley Methodist Church.

Tunstall garden project wins Rishi Sunak’s approval

A garden created by the community in Tunstall, near Catterick, has been opened.

The Tunstall TIGER Project was officially opened by Richmond MP Rishi Sunak and local Army veteran Tom Hunter who has volunteered many hours of help in the garden.

D&S column: the future of our High Streets

The future of Britain’s High Streets has never been far from the headlines this summer. 

Some famous retailers like Marks and Spencer and House of Fraser have announced store closures and this week another national brand – Homebase – set in train a further contraction. 

Rishi Sunak praises life-saving work of Stokesley company

Rishi Sunak MP has praised the work of a Stokesley company whose ground-breaking technology keeps submariners alive. 

Analox Military Systems (AMS) keeps military personnel safe with their unique gas monitoring systems and solutions. 

D&S column: real progress in tackling the housing crisis

Like many readers, the day I took possession of the keys to my first home was one of the most memorable. 

Along with going to starting my first job, getting married and becoming a father for the first time, it’s right up there as one of those rites of passage in the journey of life. 

D&S column: the lessons of this summer's moor fires

One of the abiding images of this long, hot, record-breaking summer will be the wildfires which devastated huge swathes of the landscape above Manchester and Bolton.

The fires consumed thousands of acres of precious heather moorland, the distinctive feature of our Northern Uplands.