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Selby technology centre helps to secure RHS Chelsea Gold Medal

The team at a North Yorkshire Technology Centre are celebrating after plants that they grew were part of an exhibit that was awarded gold medals at both the Chelsea and Chatsworth Flower Shows.  Stockbridge Technology Centre was called upon by the East Yorkshire based European division of American seed company W

Plasmor supports drive to increase access at Wood-Meadow

Plasmor, the Yorkshire-based manufacturer and supplier of concrete products, has supported the pioneering Three Hagges Wood-Meadow near Selby, by providing money to buy a golf buggy.    Rosalind Forbes Adam, chair of Hagge Woods Trust, which manages the wood-meadow, said: “We are extremely grateful to Plasmor. An important part of our vision

Yorkshire businesses collaborate to create Chelsea first

The East Yorkshire based European division of American seed company W Atlee Burpee & Co, has called on a North Yorkshire Technology Centre to help them produce plants in time for its first RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May.  Selby based Stockbridge Technology Centre is growing varieties of Burpee's tomato, pepper

Falcon Manor has new in-house, dedicated “dream maker”

Pictured is Cora, right, with her twin sister Dale   Settle's Falcon Manor has a new in-house, dedicated "dream maker".  Cora Sumner started her wedding co-ordinator - official title "dream maker" - role at the beginning of March, helping couples see their wedding vision come to life - and one of the brides she will

New chef brings “high street edge” to Drovers Arms

The arrival of a new head chef at a North Yorkshire coaching inn has seen its menu being given a “high street makeover”.  For Tim Bradley, pictured, has swapped the kitchen of a trendy York city centre diner for the popular eating and drinking haunt of the Drovers Arms, in Skipwith,

Citizens Advice expecting January to be the busiest month for advice on finances

Citizens Advice Hambleton, Richmondshire, and Selby & District is expecting 643 people to seek advice on financial matters in January as the national charity reveals that people are more likely to research financial decisions in January than any other time of the year. Analysis by the national charity shows that across

Doubles all round as Drovers Arms scoops two accolades in one week

A North Yorkshire destination pub is celebrating with “doubles all round” after scooping two accolades in one week. The Drovers Arms, located in Skipwith, near Selby, has not only been named as one of Yorkshire’s 30 best pubs, it also been honoured with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The pub was purchased

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