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North Yorkshire cidermaker steps up production

Rishi Sunak has welcomed a North Yorkshire cidermaker's plans to step up production as enthusiasm for the drink grows.

Thornborough Cider, based in the village of that name near West Tanfield, is increasing its output of cider made entirely of apples grown in Yorkshire.

Rishi Sunak praises success of recreation park cafe

A community café is going from strength to strength only weeks after opening in Brompton, Northallerton.

The part-time café which opened in the Weavers Pavilion is now serving villagers at least three days a week, Rishi Sunak MP heard during a recent visit.

More work to improve safety of A19 in North Yorkshire

Safety campaigners and Rishi Sunak MP have welcomed continued work to improve safety on the A19 in North Yorkshire.

More works are to take place to close dangerous central reservation gaps and make junctions safer on the busy dual carriageway between Teesside and the A1.

Rishi Sunak welcomes £2.5m investment at Northallerton Station

Rishi Sunak MP has welcomed a Government decision to spend around £2.5m to make Northallerton Station fully accessible.

Northallerton is one of 73 railway stations around the country to benefit from the Government’s £300m Access for All Fund.

Rishi Sunak meets the WAGs

Rishi Sunak met a group of WAGs helping to combat loneliness.

The WAGs were the Welbury Ageing Gentlemen who meet once a month for conversation and companionship.

The Richmond MP joined the group for a pub lunch in the Duke of Wellington at Welbury, near Northallerton.