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D&S column: backing small business in North Yorkshire

I hope you, your families and friends had great Christmas and New Year celebrations.

For my first column of 2019 I am returning to a subject dear to my heart – the small and medium-sized businesses which are the lifeblood of our local economy.

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.

Curbing rogue private parking operators

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill, which cracks down on rogue private parking operators, reaches an important stage in its Parliamentary journey. As Minister responsible for its passage into law it is welcome to have support from all sides of the house for the Bill's Third Reading.

Support your local high street this Christmas, says Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak has urged his constituents to shop locally this Christmas as he marked Small Business Saturday with visits to two independent retail businesses in Bedale.

Mr Sunak, MP for Richmond, called into Cockburn’s Butchers and the Red House vintage shop, both in the Market Place.