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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

AKA PR to handle Giggleswick School PR

Skipton-based AKA PR has been appointed by Giggleswick School to handle its public and media relations. Aire Valley's longest established PR consultancy will help build brand awareness and raise the profile of the school using strategic and targeted communications to reach a wider audience. Giggleswick School is an independent, co-educational day and

The Home Company celebrates successful first year

Pictured are The Home Company team in celebratory mood   Skipton's long established furniture and furnishings store, The Home Company, is celebrating a successful first year under new ownership.  Local businessman, property entrepreneur and owner of High Corn Mill, Andrew Mear took over the running of the business in autumn 2015, from Robert

Skipton’s High Corn Mill retains Visit England quality standard

Pictured is Andrew Mear, owner of High Corn Mill   One of Skipton's most historic buildings, High Corn Mill, has retained its accreditation as a VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction for the second time running.  The prestigious recognition means that the mill has been rigorously assessed by the VisitEngland quality team including; car

The Home Company invests in new fleet

Skipton's lifestyle store, The Home Company, has invested in a new fleet of vehicles to support the store's continued growth.  Featuring the store's livery, a Ford Fiesta Zetec and two vans, a Renault and a Ford, will be busy delivering orders from The Home Company to anyone based within the Yorkshire/Lancashire

New lifestyle store to open in Skipton

A new independent lifestyle store has opened in Skipton’s medieval High Corn Mill. Maud's House, owned by Hattie Crook and named after her great grandmother, will offer a selection of contemporary homewares and gifts, including lighting, small furniture, exclusive prints and cards - bringing the best of Danish and Dutch design to

AKA PR director becomes chairman

Director of AKA PR, Jan Turner, has taken over as chairman of The Furniture Makers' Company North West region fundraising committee.  The British furnishing industry's charity, The Furniture Makers' Company, helps and supports the education of students by nurturing skills and expertise, provides help to those in need and champions excellence.  Taking

Hunters Skipton continues expansion in the Aire Valley, with a new branch in Keighley

Hunters is opening a new branch in Keighley, adding to its fast expanding network. The new branch will join a string of successful Hunters offices already well established in the region and will be the second office for the owners of Hunters Skipton. Each of the branches have a prime high

Bordeaux beckons for AKA PR director

AKA PR director Jessica Alexander is preparing for a London to Bordeaux cycling challenge, to raise money for the Furniture Maker's Charity. Jessica will join a group of 50 cyclists for the gruelling six day, 470 mile bike ride on Sunday September 11. Said Jessica: "I'm excited about the challenge ahead. Cycling