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D&S column: a great future ahead for Northallerton School

I always find it hugely gratifying to come across people from our area who are making a mark in their chosen career.

It demonstrates to me that there is no shortage of ambition, hard work and creativity among our young people.

Rishi Sunak welcomes affordable warm homes development

A family have been welcomed to their redeveloped and affordably warm homes by Rishi Sunak.

The Richmond MP was on hand to present Sharon Adcock with a bouquet shortly after she moved into her refurbished Broadacres home near Northallerton.

D&S column: anxious times in the Dales

There were some anxious moments last Sunday as Storm Ciara swept across the country.

As I kept in touch with what was happening via our emergency services I couldn’t help but think: were we set for a repeat of the flash-flooding which hit the Dales last summer?

Rishi Sunak unveils memorial to community stalwart

A garden memorial has been unveiled to a woman who devoted most of her energy to the service of the community in Northallerton and district.

June Darrah MBE died last year aged 89 after a lifetime of volunteering, community work and helping those in need.

D&S column: church becomes thriving community hub

Many of our churches face challenging times with attendance at traditional services gradually falling. But it has been good to see how many locally are rising to that challenge in adapting what they do and what they offer communities.

D&S column: celebrating small business success

I’ve been passionate about business ever since I was teenager helping out in my mum’s community pharmacy.

In my career before doing this job I helped businesses, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises, to develop and grow.