Local elections news
2:44pm Wednesday 13th May 2015
THE Conservatives reaffirmed their control of Ryedale District Council, gaining a further three seats.
10:31am Friday 8th May 2015
Amotherby: Fiona Farnell, Conservative Party has been elected.
4:08pm Wednesday 15th April 2015
THE race is now on for next month’s election as nominations have officially closed.
General Election news
11:48am Wednesday 13th May 2015
KEVIN HOLLINRAKE, who secured more than 52 per cent of the vote in last week’s General Election, has called for unity in the months ahead.
2:40pm Wednesday 13th May 2015
THE CONSERVATIVES secured a resounding victory in this year's General Election for Thirsk, Malton and Filey with an even greater majority.
2:42pm Wednesday 13th May 2015
RYEDALE'S former MP Anne McIntosh has welcomed the general election result and congratulated her successor.
2:43pm Wednesday 13th May 2015
Robert Goodwill, of the Conservative Party, was elected as Member of Parliament for the Scarborough and Whitby Constituency, retaining the seat he won in the 2005 and 2010 election.
7:44am Friday 8th May 2015
Kevin Hollinrake has swept to victory in the Thirsk and Malton Constituency.
10:14am Wednesday 29th April 2015
THERE is no confusion in Scarborough over whether to vote red, blue, yellow or any other political hue – all choices are black and white.
11:20am Tuesday 28th April 2015
ALMOST a quarter of Liberal Democrat and Labour candidates have pledged to oppose fracking in their constituencies, going against their party line.
11:09am Wednesday 22nd April 2015
FIRST-time voters for next month’s General Election were given the opportunity to quiz the local prospective parliamentary candidates.
11:07am Wednesday 22nd April 2015
SCARBOROUGH Borough Council has announced names of the candidates nominated to stand for the Scarborough and Whitby constituency in the forthcoming General Election on Thursday, May 7:
11:44am Wednesday 22nd April 2015
THE Thirsk and Malton branch of UKIP will be holding a pre-eve of poll meeting on Tuesday, May 5, at 7pm in the Studio Room at the Milton Rooms, in Malton.
9:09am Tuesday 21st April 2015
ELECTION manifestos from the three traditional Westminster parties are a “mixed bag” for rural councils, a campaign group has claimed.
10:12am Friday 17th April 2015
VOTERS have until Monday to get on the electoral register in time for May’s general and local elections.
10:14am Friday 17th April 2015
POLITICIANS are ignoring the grave threat posed by a crisis in social care funding, a leading North Yorkshire care group has warned.
9:40am Thursday 16th April 2015
THE Liberal Democrats followed Labour and the Conservatives with a manifesto launch yesterday, promising to hold Britain back from the extremes threatened by the SNP or Ukip.
3:59pm Wednesday 15th April 2015
FIRST-time voters for the General Election are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote.
2:58pm Tuesday 14th April 2015
DAVID Cameron has launched his party's manifesto for the coming election with promises of new rights to buy housing association homes, and money for brownfield development.
2:35pm Tuesday 14th April 2015
LABOUR have promised an English Devolution bill with more powers for cities and counties if they triumph at next month’s polls.
10:34am Friday 3rd April 2015
ED Miliband’s promise to bring back a minister for Yorkshire in a Labour Government would play a vital role in giving the region a powerful voice, the party’s prospective party candidate for York Central said.
10:28am Friday 3rd April 2015
THE Yorkshire First party has marked its first birthday.
6:50am Friday 3rd April 2015
AN election veteran has thrown his hat into the ring to become the next MP for Thirsk and Malton.
10:08am Tuesday 24th March 2015
HUNDREDS of students at Easingwold School have met their prospective parliamentary candidates.