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Five Star property professionals build on careers with exam success

Five property professionals who all work for Dacre, Son & Hartley have completed one of the most prestigious qualifications to become accredited by the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFoPP). Saltaire’s branch manager James Roper, Ripon and Thirsk’s branch manager Andrew Skelton, Knaresborough’s sales negotiator Joe Blackey, Wetherby’s senior sales negotiator

Superheroes flying in to Lightwater Valley for live half-term event

Comic-book heroes are being called to North Yorkshire this half-term as kids and big-kids alike get ready for Superheroes Live. The weekend event, being held June 3-4 at Lightwater Valley theme park in Ripon, is a celebration of our favourite costumed-heroes, featuring a live crime-fighting stage show starring Batman, Spiderman, Captain

Grade II* listed Grantley Hall receives planning approval for second phase of development

Grantley Hall Ltd has received full planning approval from Harrogate Borough Council for its second phase of development as part of the renovation of the Grade II* listed property. The application detailed the creation of a state of the art space built alongside the unique Japanese Garden, intended to create a

Harrogate tax specialist “leaps” to sponsor fledgling Yorkshire fishing guide business

Yorkshire Game Fishing’s Philip Ellis, right, with sponsor Stephen Outhwaite from Outhwaite Associates

A tax specialist has “leaped” at the chance to help a fledgling North Yorkshire fishing guide business reel in the clients.  Ahead of the start of this Thursday’s Yorkshire Salmon Season (April 6), Harrogate-based Outhwaite Associates has sponsored Yorkshire Game Fishing, which will “guide” fly-fishers to the best spots the River

Cooker hood specialist extracts £4m turniver with strong sales

Pictured are Alex McWhirter, chief executive of Finance Yorkshire, and Aidan Mulrooney, managing director of Luxair UK   A company specialising in domestic cooker hoods and extraction technology is targeting £4m turnover this year after a period of strong growth.  Ripon-based Luxair UK supplies a range of designer kitchen extraction hoods to trade

Eco-friendly North Yorkshire homes collection proves a “green” success story

It's “green for go” for a Wetherby developer after selling half the new homes it is building as part of an eco-friendly scheme in a village near Ripon.  All the properties at Berkeley DeVeer's  flagship £3m site in Melmerby feature air source heat pumps rather than conventional gas or oil.  And, according to the Ripon

Last chance to join the team at Lightwater Valley is this weekend

This weekend is the final chance to join the team at Lightwater Valley for the summer season as the North Yorkshire theme park holds the last of its recruitment days.  Those interested in applying can visit The Gallery at Lightwater Valley, just above the Granary Café this Saturday, March 4, between

Pop-up farm brings lambs, piglets and alpacas to Lightwater Valley this half-term

Families with young children are in for a treat this half-term as a pop-up farm is coming to Lightwater Valley for February half-term.  Selected rides and attractions at the North Yorkshire theme park will be open to customers during the six-day half-term event, which is designed to appeal to those aged

Home-buying “surgeries” to launch in North Yorkshire

A series of property surgeries is being launched this month by house builder Whitfield Homes.  The first one is being held in Dalton Village Hall adjacent to their site of its up-and-coming development of new-build homes at Farefield Close in Dalton, before hitting estate agents in Ripon and Thirsk.  The series of events