Rishi Sunak praises innovative farm diversification business

Rishi Sunak MP has praised a successful farm diversification project which has celebrated its 30th anniversary this year.

Neil and Belinda Metcalfe, of Southolme Farm, Little Smeaton, near Northallerton, founded Adventure Toys Ltd in 1989.

D&S column: sporting success and ambition

I know we are now well into the cricket season – and of course it is raining as I write this! – but football fans in Northallerton are currently on tenterhooks.

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.