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The Verbena Spa celebrates a decade of luxury

The Verbena Spa at Feversham Arms Hotel, Helmsley, is celebrating a decade of pure indulgence and luxury as it reaches its milestone anniversary this year. Spa manager, Kelly Nicholson, has led the secluded escape to success, having worked at the spa and hotel along every step of the journey over the

North Yorkshire hotel set to transform its tearoom into fairy tale inspired gingerbread house

Visitors to a North Yorkshire hotel will be forgiven for thinking they’ve walked straight into the fairy tale setting of Hansel and Gretel this Christmas, following the opening of a gingerbread-themed tearoom. The Black Swan in Helmsley is set to transform its award-winning tearoom into a festive gingerbread house, adorned with

Luxury Yorkshire country hotel named finalist in prestigious awards

A luxury Yorkshire hotel has made a splash this week after its in-house Verbena Spa was named a finalist in the 2018 Good Spa Guide Awards. The Verbena Spa, situated at the Feversham Arms, in Helmsley, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Best Country Retreat’ category, and will

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

Architects cycle ride raises £2,300 for Disability Action Yorkshire

A Harrogate architects’ practice sponsored bike ride has raised £2,300 for Disability Action Yorkshire. The ride’s distance – 80km – was chosen to coincide with the number of years the charity had been existence, and was completed by a team of 23, including the Disability Action Yorkshire Chair, Neil Revely and

North Yorkshire chippy “batters” opposition in York Press Business Awards

A North Yorkshire chippie has “taken out”’ their competitors at this year’s York Press Business Awards. Scotts Fish and Chips - which has outlets in Helmsley and Bilbrough, on the outskirts of York - was named Retail, Tourism & Leisure Business of the Year, ahead of Continuum Attractions and The Principal

Harrogate architect appointed UK president of national industry body

The founding director of a leading firm of architects has been appointed as the National President of a top UK industry body. Simon Parker, of seven architecture, will serve for two years at the helm of Interact Group, a national networking organisation of property and construction professionals. Established in 1977, Interact has

“Frying High!” – Scotts win international excellence rating

A North Yorkshire chippie is “frying high” after both its venues have been enrolled into an international tourism review website’s “Hall of Fame”. Thanks to rave reviews from customers, Scotts of Helmsley and Scotts Fish and Chips in York, have been awarded the TripAdvisor International Excellency Award for the fifth year

Yorkshire property stalwart retires from industry

After 24 years driving the portfolio expansion of commercial and industrial lettings specialist Towngate PLC, property director John Wignall is retiringt. Appointed to the board of directors in 2000, John is a Qualified Chartered Surveyor and has played a significant role in growing the firm’s portfolio of industrial property lets across