I believe that the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) offers significant opportunities to modify current local planning policies to provide new opportunities for first-time buyers to purchase affordable housing and new development opportunities for local small and medium-sized hous
I was delighted to have been invited to meet people using Acorn Community Care in Norton, the staff who look after them and business owners, Chris and Ruth Holliday. They do a fantastic job supporting people with serious learning difficulties.
Following my meeting with the mental health charity, Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Mind, and the local CCG, I’m delighted that they have agreed to work together to find a sustainable solution to its funding difficulties.
I was pleased to convene a positive meeting with Stephen Till and George Winn-Darley, trustees of the Yorkshire Esk Rivers Trust, and Filey fishermen to discuss proposals by the Environment Agency that could see an end to the historic fishing industry in Filey.
North Yorkshire has been rated Outstanding in every category under a new and challenging social care inspection framework. It is the first local authority to be given the top accolade for its services for children in need of help and protection. This is absolutely fantastic news.