D&S column: tackling energy costs

THIS week’s first frost is a sharp reminder that the cold of winter is on its way along with the annual battle to keep our energy costs under control.

D&S column: some better health news

WE have had some good news about local health services recently which given the current staffing challenges at the Friarage Hospital should rightly be celebrated.

D&S column: internet safety and fair broadband deals

IT’S a modern-day truism that the internet has revolutionised our lives. Nothing has changed the way we live more than a technology invented by a Briton – Sir Tim Berners-Lee – just 27 years ago.

D&S column: launching Swaledale's new life-saving group

GOOD-quality local healthcare has been my Number 1 priority since being elected MP two and a bit years ago.

With both my parents giving their working lives to the NHS, I know at firsthand how important our local health services are.