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Sports massage therapy on the move

Sports masseuse to the professionals, Tierney Maude, has moved her specialist therapy business to a spacious new suite at Skipton's High Corn Mill.  Opening her doors on January 6 2018 with a free ‘drop in' event, Skipton based Tierney is hopeful that everyone from local athletes to those who simply lead

Artist draws on cotton mill’s past to create unique and inspiring artworks

A successful and talented artist from Yorkshire has been commissioned by property company Rushbond, which is behind the transformation of The Cotton Mill in Skipton into Belle Vue M ills - 39, loft-style apartments. Tom Duxbury, who grew up between Bingley and Skipton, has attributed much of his inspiration to the

Chocolate company receives trio of sustainability endorsements

The UK’s largest distributor of personalised chocolates, Whitakers Chocolates, has extended its offering with newly-awarded certification to manufacture chocolate approved by the Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade and sustainable farming programme, UTZ . The North Yorkshire-based confectionery supplier has worked closely with suppliers to gain the coveted accreditation making it one of just

Experienced sales professional drives growth at chocolate company

Whitakers Chocolates has strengthened its position in the private label and foodservice markets with the appointment of Ian Webster as sales manager. The UK’s largest distributor of personalised chocolates created the role as part of its current investment programme to drive UK and export sales forward. Ian joins the company with more

Manufacturer donates defibrillator to local community

A chemical company has continued its roll out of public defibrillator donations across west and north Yorkshire. Cross Hills-based Airedale Chemical has donated the life-saving device to the Glusburn and Cross Hills Parish Council following a similar installation in Farnhill earlier this year. The scheme is part of the firm’s charitable arm,

Sweet new era for historic Yorkshire chocolate company

The UK’s largest distributor of personalised chocolates, based in Skipton, is embarking on a new era more than 125 years after it was founded in Cross Hills. Whitakers Chocolates, which has made its name on the mass-production of chocolates to the retail, catering and leisure industries, is now focusing on a

New ShopAppy website launched in time for Christmas

Skipton businessman Andrew Mear is helping to introduce a new on-line service designed to boost local shopping in the town. Andrew, md of Eagerlux, which owns High Corn Mill, High Street House and Victoria Square, is keen to promote a new shopping website - ShopAppy − which has recently been featured

Being Better therapy practice opens in Skipton

A couple wanting to improve their work-life balance have chosen Skipton as the base for their private therapy practice, Being Better, which offers a range of wellbeing treatments.  Husband and wife team, David and Corinne Yeadon, are specialists in treating addictions. Their new practice, based at High Street House in Skipton,

BGF backs Filmore & Union

A northern-based chain of restaurants and delis has secured a £3.5m investment from BGF to accelerate its new site rollout. Filmore & Union, which currently operates 14 sites and recently opened a concession in John Lewis, will use the funding to expand its portfolio across the North of England and

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