IN THIS WEEK’S WETHERBY NEWS

tesco set for Collingham? Supermarket giant Tesco is interested in taking over the Old Star site

MP strengthens forensic science jobs pledge. Alex Shelbrooke MP has this week reiterated his promise of lobbying Ministers to support local jobs at Wetherby’s Forensic Science Laboratory

Public meeting to address Stutton travellers’ site fears.

Son’s anger over father’s home-care shake up. Son of Clifford resident, Garry Burbridge is worried a council shake-up will affect the quality of his father’s care.

Extreme concern over car park plans. Wetherby Business Association have expressed their “extreme concern” over confusion surrounding the Hallfield Lane car park.

China comes to Barwick as youngsters toast new year! Youngsters from Barwick Primary School have held a Chinese-themed day of festivities.

Call for action on potholes. Councillor Alan Lamb asks for potholes to be repaired once and for all.

Youngsters bake their cakes for charity. A visit to Tadcaster Grammar School by the Fundraising Manager of the York Teaching Hospital Charity, has resulted in money being donated to the Cancer Care Centre.

Council agrees tax freeze. Selby District Council has agreed to keep its portion of Council Tax rates on hold.

Cricket club’s joy at country’s only grant. Saxton Cricket Club has become the only team in the country to secure a £171,089 Sport England grant needed to redevelop its 150 year old pavilion.

New landlord checks in at historic Wetherby pub. There’s a new landlord behind the bar at Wetherby’s historic Swan and Talbot