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Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil named as a best brand for the fourth consecutive year

Thixendale based artisan business, Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil, has cemented its popularity outside of its Yorkshire heartland as the results of the national Guild of Fine Food's Best Brands Survey are revealed for 2017-18.  The company claimed fifth place in the the best Oils and Vinegars category of the annual publication, having

Idyllic countryside venue opens doors to wedding bookings

Couples planning to celebrate their marriage in East Yorkshire now have the opportunity to do so at a beautiful new countryside venue. Barff House, a Georgian farmhouse set in picturesque grounds on the edge of rural Brandesburton, is now available to hire as a ‘barn and marquee' wedding site. A partnership

Creme d’Or looks East for more sweet success

Yorkshire confectionery distributor Creme d’Or is going for growth after successfully targeting overseas trade in both the Middle East and the Far East. Based in Tickton, near Beverley, the company has witnessed sales from exporting soar by nine per cent of its total turnover in 2017 after the business began trading

Official food safety certification sets brewery in good stead

A Yorkshire Wolds brewery has retained a food safety assurance certification following an audit of the business premises.  It means that Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery continues to be certified with Safe and Local Supplier Approval (SALSA), having first gained the accreditation in 2011.  The SALSA standards are written by food

Green light for £42m Humber flood scheme

Funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defence scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometres stretch of tidal flood

Gifts business wraps up Flemingate move to expand operations

A toys and gifts manufacturer has expanded operations by moving its headquarters to prestigious new offices in Beverley. Deluxebase has doubled its office space by taking the second floor at Armstrong House, part of regeneration leader Wykeland Group’s fast-growing Flemingate development. The company, which supplies products around the world, has relocated more

Yorkshire-based security manufacturer’s record order book for 2018

Heald Ltd, a manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation systems, which protect some of the worlds high profile locations including embassies, airports and shopping areas from vehicle attacks spanning terrorism and organised crime have announced a record order book for the year ahead. Based in Hornsea, Heald experienced 25 per cent turnover

CLANNET joins the Quickline clan

East Yorkshire based wireless internet service provider, Quickline Communications will take over approximately 1,000 new customers, following the acquisition of North Yorkshire based CLANNET, with immediate effect. Recently acquired by Satellite Solutions Worldwide (SSW) in an £8m deal, Quickline is now investing heavily in network capacity and reliability. This new move

Nordic tipi bar to bring festive cheer to Flemingate this Christmas

A tipi bar complete with a roaring open fire, cosy furs and twinkling lights will add to the attractions at Beverley’s Flemingate centre this Christmas. Family-run events company Boutipi is launching its Nordic-themed “Bartipi” at Flemingate, as a major draw for the fast-growing retail and leisure destination during the festive season. Bartipi’s

East Yorkshire business continues growth following major contract wins

Arc Flash protective clothing specialist, ProGARM, is celebrating its recent growth following major contract wins with global industry leaders Siemens, Kier and Murphy. The family owned business, which supplies its pioneering Arc Flash garments across the glob, is upgrading its protective helmet, as well as preparing for the launch of two