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A64 – Announcement expected after June 8th

After a final meeting with Highways England before the General Election, Kevin Hollinrake MP said he is confident that we ‘are now on the same page’ about the need to extend the dual carriageway towards Malton.

Good news for Easingwold School

Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) has been confirmed as the new sponsor of Easingwold School from September 2017. Welcoming the news, Kevin Hollinrake said “This will come as a relief to everyone concerned, particularly parents of pupils, who had been worried about the impact the uncertainty

The General Election

In politics today surprises, it seems, are the order of the day. The Prime Minister’s announcement this week was a whopper. No one saw it coming, and certainly not the media which, I have to say, is somewhat gratifying.

Tackling poverty with the True Living Wage

When we talk about poverty in the UK today, we rarely mean the level of malnutrition and squalor of previous centuries. In fact, it may come as a surprise to many that, of the 13 million people who are living in poverty in the UK, over half are in employment.

A new minibus for Lady Lumley’s School

Lady Lumley's School in Pickering is one of 4 community groups across Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded funds by the Department of Transport for a new minibus.

MP supports local apprentices in national competition.

A team of engineering apprentices met with Kevin Hollinrake MP this week to tell him about their entry in the Brathay Apprentice Challenge. The members of the NYEngApps Brathay Apprentice Challenge Team all undertake training at Derwent Training Association in Malton. 

MP bids for more funding for Slowing the Flow

Thirsk & Malton MP, Kevin Hollinrake, has joined forces with the River Derwent Catchment Partnership to press for more funding for Slowing the Flow so that flood prevention work can be extended across the Derwent Catchment.