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Spirit of Harrogate is the No.1 thing to do in Harrogate on TripAdvisor

Spirit of Harrogate has achieved an exciting new milestone by becoming  listed as the No.1 thing to do in Harrogate on TripAdvisor. Spirit of Harrogate, who has a store on The Stray, has claimed the top spot with its popular in-store Slingsby Gin experience, where visitors can relax, indulge and socialise. Customers have taken

The Grand Hotel & Spa opens 100 new luxury rooms

The Grand Hotel & Spa, York – Yorkshire’s only AA-rated five star hotel – has doubled in size with the official opening of 100 new luxury hotel rooms as part of its £15 million redevelopment. The ribbon was cut by Sir Gary Verity and Lord Mayor of York, Coun Barbara Boyce,

West Yorkshire Playhouse announces five-year partnership with SOYO

West Yorkshire Playhouse has announced a five-year cultural partnership with SOYO as part of the landmark Playhouse redevelopment project. Confirmed as a Principal Capital Partner, SOYO (part of the Yorkshire-based Caddick Group) provides a welcome boost to the Playhouse’s redevelopment and vital financial support through this period of revitalisation. SOYO, the £300m

The DoubleTree By Hilton York hosts industry event to celebrate £6m transformation

The DoubleTree by Hilton York has officially celebrated the completion of its £6m transformation, with a reception for representatives from the city’s hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors. The investment, undertaken in two tranches, has seen the addition of 42 new bedrooms, air-conditioning in all new and existing bedrooms, creation of a

Exclusive holiday lodge development enjoys excellent year

An upmarket holiday park in the North York Moors National Park has enjoyed an excellent year. The ten-acre £500,000 Wayside Lakes development between Kirkbymoorside and Pickering is situated next to the popular Wayside Holiday Park. Both are owned by Yorkshire businessman Mark Goodson. Mr Goodson, whose family are steeped in the entertainment

Feversham Arms Hotel shortlisted in three categories in readers’ travel awards

Staff at the Feversham Arms Hotel and Verbena Spa are certainly feeling the love after being shortlisted in three categories in a prestigious readers’ travel awards, including Best Hotel for Romance. The Helmsley-hotel beat off stiff competition from across the UK to also be named finalists in the Best Boutique Hotel

Reds legend set for Oakwell return at hospice fundraiser

Barnsley FC legend Gerry Taggart will return to Oakwell with tales from the dressing room at Barnsley Hospice’s Sporting Dinner next month. Taggart made 250 appearances for the Reds in the 1990s, impressing fans with his defending skills during five years at Barnsley and breaking into the Northern Ireland national team

Leeds-based entrepreneur and endurance athlete attempts Guinness World Record

The founder of a Leeds-based health and fitness firm will attempt to break a Guinness World Record, for the most miles run on a treadmill in 12 hours, on May 31 2018. Managing director of AllShapeUp, James Hesling will attempt to set the world record between 7am and 7pm at Trinity Leeds shopping centre. James’ record

thebigword support Border Force at Heathrow

Language services provider thebigword has expanded its work supporting Border Force at Britain’s busiest airport, Heathrow. The law enforcement organisation is responsible for immigration and customs controls at the west London aviation hub and processes more than 25 million passengers every year. thebigword will provide telephone interpreting services to officials when dealing