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North Yorkshire Moors Railway recovery fuelled by community spirit

Charitable support and community spirit is fuelling the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s recovery after a mindless act of vandalism to its historic teak carriages.  Less than 24 hours after the devastating incident the popular passenger service has drafted in existing stock to keep the passenger service rolling, and charitable donations

Monkbar Hotel at forefront of campaign to stop modern slavery and sexual exploitation

A York hotel is at the forefront of a national campaign launched today which is aimed at stamping out modern slavery and sexual exploitation within the hospitality industry. The Monkbar Hotel, located in the heart of the city and owned by Shiva Hotels, is taking a leading stand on the issue, which

Online parking company takes off with French airport partnership

Leeds-based international airport price comparison site and e-commerce platform,, is taking off with a new partnership with Paris-Beauvais Airport., which provides access to airport parking around the world, will power the airport’s new website, allowing passengers to book their airport parking online at competitive prices.   Customers can take their

Harrogate’s High Street TV further expands into fitness sector

Harrogate-based High Street TV is taking great strides into the fitness market, as it announces the launch of a new fitness range, New Image. Featuring brand new, and popular existing fitness products, New Image comprises a range of easy to use at-home fitness products that will allow anyone, no matter

Chadwick Lawrence managing partner becomes trustee of Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Neil Wilson, managing partner of Chadwick Lawrence, has been named an official trustee of the Leeds Rhinos Foundation. Following a decade long partnership with both Leeds Rhinos Rugby Club and the Leeds Rhinos Foundation as official legal partner, Neil was invited to become a trustee of the rugby club’s official charity

Tipi company asks “Who Are Yorkshire’s Most Inspirational Individuals”?

Do you know someone truly inspirational? A Yorkshire tipi company is looking for the region’s most dedicated volunteers. Totally Tipi, based in Barnsley, is launching the 100 Smiles campaign – an initiative which will give those who dedicate their lives to making other people happy some well-deserved recognition. Laura Drury, director at

Sheffield children benefit from £40,000 investment in sporting activities

Sheffield City Trust (SCT) has announced a huge investment in initiatives to get the city’s children active this summer.   SCT’s operating arm, SIV, will offer free swimming and skating lessons as part of a £40,000 fund aimed at getting hundreds of children playing sports and learning a new life skill.  With

Yorkshire hotel brings back much-loved director of fun

In 2009, six-year-old Sam Pointon was appointed "director of fun" by the National Railway Museum in York – fast-forward eight years and the teenager is back to take on a new "board" role with a leading Yorkshire hotel. The Grand Hotel & Spa, York – Yorkshire’s only AA 5-star hotel –

Exciting improvements for Leyburn Station following £72k grant

A massive improvement scheme at Leyburn station is to go ahead thanks to a £72,050 grant from the district council. It will see the installation of a viewing platform and footbridge and a signalbox with period signaling – both of which have recovered from other stations. Richmondshire District Council has awarded a