Local News

Join me in shopping locally on High Street Saturday

I always use my local shops, whenever and wherever I can and I would urge you to join me in supporting local businesses on our High Street across Thirsk and Malton this Saturday (16th March). High Street Saturday, a new campaign day, aims to celebrate town centres across the country.

Let April 2019 be our new beginning

We have not been short of ‘crunch’ dates over the last two years, with each deadline seeming more critical than the last. But next week’s votes, potentially on successive days amount to the Brexit watershed moment.

Racing Award goes to John Bottomley from Malton

Congratulations to John Bottomley, travelling head lad at Ollie’s Pears Racing in Malton, for winning the Dedication to Racing Award at last night’s Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards. It’s fantastic that this national award should go one of our local stables.

One step closer to a Blue Flag for Filey Beach

I am delighted that a campaign that I have been running with Scarborough Councillor, Mike Cockerill, has been successful giving Filey a much better chance to qualify for a Blue Flag.