Earlier this month, parts of our NHS fell victim to a cyber attack with the full extent of the breach causing havoc to thousands of organisations and individuals across more than 150 countries.
Over 2000 of you had your say, so thank you for taking the time to tell me your views. And fundamentally important they were too.
Our county is characterised by low crime rates – currently the lowest in England – and safe and close communities. Indeed, these are a few of the many reasons why we love North Yorkshire so much. However, the gentile surroundings of our towns and countryside can occasionally mask more serious problems.
Today Julia became an official member of the Friends Against Scams campaign as a SCAMbassador
If it seems to good to be true – it probably is. Crime is changing and we all need to learn new skills to keep ourselves and each other safe.
On 23 January 2017 Julia joined Jackie Roberts, the mother of Megan Roberts, to help raise awareness of the #DontDrinkandDrown campaign.
Investment in technology is helping the police to catch criminals but we can all help our children to keep safe online by learning about the risks and talking to them
Julia joins young people enjoying new horticultural activities at a York education scheme, thanks to a £6,000 grant from her Community Fund