#024 Richmondshire Today founder Joe Willis brings us the local news


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Welcome to the Inside Yorkshire Podcast, a podcast full of stories and tales from the people of Yorkshire. In today's episode Susan talks to Joe Willis, founder of Richmondshire Today, a news service provided online and in the monthly magazine.

Joe realised that there was an increasing demand by consumers for online news and so began his internet news business with Richmondshiretoday.co.uk. His aim is to provide comprehensive coverage of community news, incidents and events, as well as producing interesting features and thought-provoking comment.

Recent developments have seen him start up another news site covering Northallerton, Bedale,Thirsk and Stokesley. This is called Hambleton Today, featuring news items and events in the Hambleton district.

About the Guest:

Joe is a Richmondshire resident and former North-East Journalist of the Year. His work has been in regional press for more than 15 years. Initially he trained in Northampton ,writing for the Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph and then returned back to the area he grew up in,working on the Northern Echo and the Darlington and Stockton Times.

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About the Host:

Susan has been living in Yorkshire for over 30 years. She is passionate about the county she has adopted as her home and she never ceases to be amazed at the wealth of talent ‘Inside Yorkshire’ and the tales that people have to tell.

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