Joe Willis, founder of

Richmondshiretoday is an on-line news service for Richmondshire, North Yorkshire. It has been launched by Richmondshire resident Joe Willis, former North-East Journalist of the Year, who has worked in the regional press for more than 15 years at newspapers including The Northern Echo, Darlington and Stockton Times and Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph.

Our aim is to provide comprehensive coverage of community news, incidents and events, as well as producing interesting features and thought-provoking comment. Richmondshiretoday strives to provide original content, as well as being accurate, balanced and fair in its reporting. The news service is provided free to readers and is funded by advertising on the site bought by local businesses.

If you have a story you would like us to look at or an event you would like highlighted, would like to enquire about contributing to the site or would like to find out more about advertising with Richmondshire Today, please email us by clicking here. 

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Richmondshire Today a member of the Independent Community News Network (ICNN), the UK representative body for the independent community and hyperlocal news sector.

Occasionally, Richmondshire Today will publish content written by our commercial partners. In this case, the content will be clearly marked as ‘sponsored’.