Local News

Rishi Sunak praises success of community shop initiative

A new village shop has become a hub for its community after a successful first year in business.

After visiting the store in East Cowton, near Northallerton, Richmond MP Rishi Sunak has praised the commitment of the villagers and volunteers who have made it such a success.

Why Changing Places are so important

Dales School parents explain what the Changing Places campaign is about in this video and one - Andrew Newton - talks about life with his daughter Aniela.

“Aniela was born in 2007 and from birth it was known that she had suffered brain damage.

Rishi Sunak visits Richmond’s Old Grammar School project

Rishi Sunak has viewed progress on an ambitious plan to convert Richmond's Old Grammar School to a community asset for the whole town.

The Richmond MP was shown round the historic building which has lain empty for seven years.

Rishi Sunak tales part in Richmond School referendum

Rishi Sunak took part in Parliament Week at Richmond School and Sixth Form College - and contributed to a debate about lowering the voting age.

A student referendum held during the week delivered a surprising result - the students voted against lowering the voting age from 18 to 16.