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Rishi Sunak Visit August 2020

Rishi Sunak has praised the work of a gym working hard to help its members get fitter after the months of lockdown. Richmond’s Liberty Health Club re-opened on July 25 with a complete range of Covid-19 security measures in place to protect its customers and staff. The Richmond MP visited the club, which is run […]

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Richmond Swimming Pool Reopening Saturday 25th July 2020

We can now confirm that Richmond Swimming Pool will be reopening from Saturday 25th July! To keep all staff and customers safe, we have had to make a lot of changes to how we usually operate. These changes will be enforced throughout the summer holidays and reviewed again by Sunday 6th September. The pools will […]

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Richmondshire Leisure Trust is coping during Covid lockdown

A TRUST which provides leisure facilities over several sites between Richmond, Colburn and Darlington has said it is coping well during the closures – but is looking forward to opening its doors once again. Andrew White, chairman of Richmondshire Leisure Trust, said all but four of the 60-strong staff team have been furloughed – but that the scheme […]

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Five-year-old uses first aid training to help grandmother after fall

When five-year-old Lilly Cockburn was taught first aid at school she paid very close attention thankfully. For soon after the lesson at Hunton and Arrathorne Primary School, Lilly was able to use the skills she had learnt to help her grandmother. Janet Cook, 61, was walking her granddaughter home when she fell over hurting her […]

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Richmond Swimming Pool becomes dementia friendly

Richmond’s swimming pool has become the first in Yorkshire to be awarded dementia friendly status. And as part of Richmondshire Leisure Trust’s weekly programme it is hosting a memory café, an informal setting for people with dementia, their friends and family to meet and take part in activities. The trust received the status as part […]

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