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Key mystery at former prison site

Rusty keys have been unearthed at the site of Northallerton’s former prison - buried among the footings of an old wall. They are among a range of early finds in an archaeological dig which aims to uncover more about the jail’s past before redevelopment work begins. York Archaeological Trust (YAT) is spending

ISG wins leisure centre project in Yorkshire

ISG has been awarded a £2.5 million contract by Alliance Leisure to deliver the refurbishment and extension of Hambleton Leisure Centre in Northallerton. The project will result in a new 5,100 sq ft extension to the complex that will house a gym and toning area to allow the current gym space

Riverford celebrates double milestone and will be employee owned by 2018

Pioneering business Riverford Organic Farmers celebrates two milestones this month -  its 10th anniversary of farming in Yorkshire and 30 years of farming in the UK.    The award-winning company, which reported a group turnover of £51.9m last year, has also announced that it will become employee-owned by 2018.   Riverford’s northern

Riverford celebrates double milestone and announces it will become employee owned by 2018

Pioneering, award-winning North Yorkshire business, Riverford Organic Farmers, reaches two impressive milestones this month - as it celebrates not only its tenth anniversary of farming for flavour in the North of England but 30 years of farming in the UK.  It has also announced that it will become employee-owned by 2018.  Home

Savvy property investors turn to “rent ready”

Yorkshire developers behind a £6m collection of new homes in Northallerton have launched a new initiative to encourage property investors to the town – and help meet the growing demand among local families for houses to rent.  Berkeley DeVeer, which has transformed the former Arla Foods creamery on Romanby Road into 22

Northallerton to host landlords forum

Private landlords, estate agents and any other organisations with an interest in Private Sector Housing are being urged to attend a landlord’s forum later this month. The event run by Hambleton District Council in partnership with Richmondshire District Council and the National Landlords Association, takes place on Wednesday 28 June at

Northallerton Prison demolition almost complete

Demolition of Northallerton’s defunct prison is almost complete.  Contractors are due to move off the 3.5 acre site at the end of June having brought down the old buildings and the massive wall surrounding them.  There will be just the five listed buildings remaining - the governors house; the interlinked female, segregation

First turf cut on Northallerton housing development

The first turf on Hambleton’s largest ever housing development has been cut.  Leading figures involved on the North Northallerton project got together this week in recognition of the importance of the scheme. It will see more than 1000 new homes constructed alongside a primary school, a sports village and commercial buildings –

Trowers & Hamlins advises on major regeneration of former HM Prison in Northallerton

International law firm Trowers & Hamlins has advised Hambleton District Council on a joint venture with Wykeland Properties Limited to develop the former HM Prison Northallerton as a major mixed-use regeneration project in central Northallerton. The development of one of Northallerton's most historic landmarks will see the long disused prison transformed

Prison demolition enters final stage

The final stage of the demolition of Northallerton’s defunct prison has begun.  Leader of Hambleton District Council, Counr Mark Robson, pictured, took one final look at the 3.5 acre site before bulldozers started removal of the iconic cell block which loomed above the walls.  The block is the last of the buildings to