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Rishi Sunak serves up tea and cake at Stokesley memory cafe

Richmond MP Rishi Sunak called in to a memory café set up for sufferers of dementia and helped serve up tea and cake.

Mr Sunak was invited to visit the Forget Me Not café which was established 18 months ago in Stokesley Methodist Church.

Tunstall garden project wins Rishi Sunak’s approval

A garden created by the community in Tunstall, near Catterick, has been opened.

The Tunstall TIGER Project was officially opened by Richmond MP Rishi Sunak and local Army veteran Tom Hunter who has volunteered many hours of help in the garden.

D&S column: the future of our High Streets

The future of Britain’s High Streets has never been far from the headlines this summer. 

Some famous retailers like Marks and Spencer and House of Fraser have announced store closures and this week another national brand – Homebase – set in train a further contraction. 

Rishi Sunak praises life-saving work of Stokesley company

Rishi Sunak MP has praised the work of a Stokesley company whose ground-breaking technology keeps submariners alive. 

Analox Military Systems (AMS) keeps military personnel safe with their unique gas monitoring systems and solutions. 

D&S column: real progress in tackling the housing crisis

Like many readers, the day I took possession of the keys to my first home was one of the most memorable. 

Along with going to starting my first job, getting married and becoming a father for the first time, it’s right up there as one of those rites of passage in the journey of life. 

D&S column: the lessons of this summer's moor fires

One of the abiding images of this long, hot, record-breaking summer will be the wildfires which devastated huge swathes of the landscape above Manchester and Bolton.

The fires consumed thousands of acres of precious heather moorland, the distinctive feature of our Northern Uplands.

Rishi Sunak secures boost for Dales tourism industry

Environment chiefs have agreed to Rishi Sunak’s call to extend the salmon fishing season on the River Ure.

The Environment Agency will start the process of changing the season when salmon can be caught in the river so it starts in February rather April.

Rishi Sunak welcomes affordable housing in Gilling West

A £1.6 million affordable housing scheme which has provided homes for people with a connection to a small Richmondshire village has been officially opened.

Rishi Sunak MP was among the guests at the opening of Broadacres’ 11-home scheme in Gilling West, near Richmond.