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The little-known charity with grants for you

You would think that a body that had made grants of £10m to local organisations in our area in recent years would be pretty well known.

But I am fairly sure that most of you will never have heard of the Two Ridings Community Foundation.

Until quite recently I hadn’t either.

Cracking down on illegal traveller sites

With Appleby Horse Fair less than a month away, I know many communities in the constituency will be wondering what the annual trek of travelling folk to the event in Cumbria might mean for them.

D&S column: what we learnt at the Friarage Hospital public meeting

When I set up the public meeting about the changes at the Friarage in Northallerton, my key aims were for people to really understand what is happening at our much-valued local hospital and have the opportunity to question the decision makers about why these changes are being proposed.