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D&S column: how I secured up to £5m for Dales flood recovery

I was absolutely delighted to make the announcement last week of a comprehensive package of aid for the flood-hit communities in the Yorkshire Dales.

The process of securing the money – which totals around £5m – was not as straightforward as it might have appeared.

D&S column: a bright future for RAF Leeming

On the way back from one of my regular surgeries in Leyburn recently I called into RAF Leeming to have a chat with the new station commander Group Captain Blythe Crawford.

D&S column: sporting success and ambition

I know we are now well into the cricket season – and of course it is raining as I write this! – but football fans in Northallerton are currently on tenterhooks.