Robert Goodwill welcomes ban on ivory sales

Today, Environment Secretary Michael Gove confirmed that the UK will introduce a ban on ivory sales.

The proposed ban will be the toughest in Europe and amongst the toughest in the world – helping to protect elephants for future generations. 

Government provides extra £3m to fix Scarborough’s roads

A tough winter has ravaged Scarborough’s roads and now tyre-busting craters litter the town.

As the county council begins its road repair works, an extra £ 3,285,049 in funding has been allocated to North Yorkshire to assist in the necessary maintanence.

Whitby MP Praises Hospital Redevelopment

Whitby's MP has been reacting to news that the redevelopment of the town's hospital is going ahead.

We told you earlier this week how NHS Property Services had committed £11.9 million to the project.

There were concerns the money might not be provided.

Apprenticeships Work

The 5-9 March this year marks the 11th National Apprenticeship week, an important opportunity for us to encourage more people to take up apprenticeships.

Robert Goodwill MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Mr Goodwill signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to edu