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Rishi Sunak secures up to £5m flood relief funding for the Dales

Rishi Sunak has secured up to £5m in central government funding to help cover the cost of the flooding which devastated Swaledale and lower Wensleydale.

The £3m cost of replacing and repairing bridges will be covered by the Department of Transport.

Rishi Sunak compiles help guide for Dales flood victims

Rishi Sunak has compiled a help guide for his constituents in the Yorkshire Dales hit by flash floods.

The one-page guide provides information and contact details for the organisations and agencies that can assist victims of the floods.

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.