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Richmond Operatic Society supported by Rishi Sunak

A renowned operatic society is heading for its centenary year aiming to be in the best shape possible.

But to do so, Richmond Operatic Society needs to secure the long-term future of its Grade II-listed base.

MPs team up to improve A19 road safety

Rishi Sunak has joined forces with fellow North Yorkshire MP Kevin Hollinrake to back calls for dangerous gaps and crossing points in the central reservation of the A19 to be closed.

Rishi Sunak takes part in Leyburn Act of Remembrance

Rishi Sunak MP took part in the Remembrance Sunday ceremony and service at Leyburn.

He joined the Mayor of Leyburn, Cllr Trixie Walker, and the Queen's representative Tom Ramsden DL in laying wreaths at the town's Market Place war memorial.

Work of Outstanding nursery praised by Rishi Sunak

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak visited an outstanding nursery to see how the Government's 30 hours free childcare programme was working.

Mr Sunak was shown round Little Learners Nursery Centre at Scorton, near Richmond, to see the flagship Government policy in action.

Rishi Sunak helps villagers celebrate heart of their community

A VILLAGE without a central point has celebrated the anniversary of a building which helps bring it together.

Kirkby Sigston is a tiny parish near Northallerton made up of widely dispersed farms and houses. It's church and village hall are almost a mile apart.

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.