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Rishi Sunak MP leads storytime at Bedale Community Library

Toddlers enjoyed a storytime session with their MP at Bedale Community Library.

Rishi Sunak, MP for Richmond, kept a longstanding promise to read to youngsters at the library which became a volunteer-run community library in Bedale Hall earlier this year.

Rishi Sunak sees progress at Stokesley community library

THE new volunteer-run library in Stokesley is going from strength-to-strength, local MP Rishi Sunak heard.

The Globe transferred from local authority to community ownership in April this year and the Richmond MP called in to hear about its progress.

Rishi Sunak MP visits extra-care homes for the elderly

RICHMOND MP Rishi Sunak has praised the facilities and standard of care at a new elderly people’s home in his constituency.

Mr Sunak visited Kirkwood Hall in Leyburn to meet residents and speak to staff at the £8m development which opened last year.

Rishi Sunak launches new life-saving group in Swaledale

A new community first responder group has been launched at Low Row in Swaledale by Richmond MP Rishi Sunak.

Community first responders (CFRs) are volunteers trained in life-saving techniques and to use defibrillators, administer oxygen and carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Rishi Sunak visits camera club's annual exhibition

A Dales camera club's annual exhibition has opened with a visit from Rishi Sunak MP.

Rishi Sunak, MP for Richmond, called in to The Old School House (TOSH) arts centre in Leyburn to view the Wensleydale Camera Club's latest show.

Rishi Sunak criticises highways chiefs for removing town’s tourism signs

HIGHWAYS chiefs have been criticised for not replacing two brown tourist destination signs for Richmond on the newly upgraded A1 motorway.

For many years the signs at Scotch Corner highlighted the proximity of the historic Georgian market town and the facilities on offer there.