D&S column: the future of our town centres

NEXT week two important gatherings will be held in the constituency which could have a big impact on the town centres of Richmond and Northallerton.

D&S column: Practical ideas to combat flooding

THANKFULLY, our area escaped the worst of the recent flooding - but there were some close shaves and clearly there are lessons to be learnt from the devastation which wrecked Christmas and New Year for so many people.