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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.

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.