D&S column; a sun-kissed weekend in the constituency

A weekend of wall-to-wall sunshine was just what was needed for two great events in the North Yorkshire summer calendar.

On Saturday, the Dales Festival of Food and Drink at Leyburn was packed with visitors from near and far.

D&S column: back in Parliament

Dawn was breaking when the result of the Richmond election was announced at Hambleton Leisure Centre in Northallerton last Friday.