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New family homes welcomed in Whitby

A total of 60 new high-quality family homes on Castle Road in Whitby have been given the go-ahead by Scarborough Borough Council, following the unanimous approval of two planning applications submitted by York-based developer S Harrison. Located on the western edge of the popular seaside town, the successful reserved matters application

Gisborough Hall unveils multi-million-pound woodland spa plans

Gisborough Hall has revealed detailed plans for its new multi-million-pound spa development. Earlier this year, the family-owned hotel became fully-independent for the first time since it opened 15 years ago and announced its intention to build a new spa within its grounds. Work will get underway later this year or early next

Businesswoman beats heart-attack to win prestigious award

A Yorkshire-based wedding supplier has won a prestigious industry award, just 12 months after battling a life-threatening heart-attack. Forever To Hold, which was established in January  by co-directors Sarah Weatherill and Lisa Husband, has been named Best New Business at the North of England Wedding awards. Sponsored by Leeds based PR agency,

Whitby fish and chip empire invests in production unit

A family-run fish and chip business is investing £500,000 in a new processing facility to streamline its operation across the East Coast. Fusco’s of Whitby is building the two-storey unit at Whitby Business Park after receiving planning permission from North York Moors National Park Authority. The new facility will be used for

North Yorkshire Moors Railway secures National Lottery support

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has been awarded £4.6M by the National Lottery. This funding will go towards NYMR’s Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey, a £9.2M Sustainability Project aimed at securing the future of the railway. An award-winning visitor attraction steams across the Yorkshire Moors bringing delight to more than 350,000 passengers every

Revolutionary marking system makes North Yorkshire sheep-theft free zone

A revolutionary marking system aimed at stemming – and eliminating – the rising tide of sheep rustling in North Yorkshire is being trialled on a Moors farm near Castleton.   TecTracer has been developed by York-based Trace-in-Metal, which pioneered a ground-breaking marking system to protect church roofs from lead thieves, and

Up for the challenge of owning a guest house on Whitby’s West Cliff?

The Wheeldale Hotel, located on the North Promenade in the West Cliff area of Whitby has been brought to the market by specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co. It sits approximately one mile from the town centre, making it an ideal base for tourists to explore the North York Moors

Yorkshire coast property market sees “flurry of activity” says Christie & Co

Specialist commercial property adviser, Christie & Co, has reported a 133 per cent increase in hospitality businesses on the market from the same time last year, showing that the Yorkshire coastline, a formerly depressed area, is on the up. The north eastern coastline has seen an incredible amount of investment

Antiques shop with cafe and letting rooms for sale near Whitby seafront

Stonehouse Emporium, a Georgian Grade II listed building in Whitby, has come to the market through specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co. Set across four storeys on Skinner Street, a short walk away from the seafront, Stonehouse Emporium offers mixed use retail, licensed and leisure trading space. It currently

Step things up a gear with North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s classic cars & vehicles weekend

Those passionate about charismatic classic cars should definitely head to North Yorkshire Moors Railway on Saturday and Sunday 10 July to celebrate its annual Classic Cars & Vehicles Weekend.  Visitors can enjoy a lazy weekend recalling motoring memories from the past. There are some great vintage models on display, including Richard Hammond’s