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Rooms needed in Richmondshire to help people in temporary housing need

Businesses are being urged to help find accommodation for people in need across Richmondshire. The District Council is appealing to hotel and bed and breakfast business owners to help solve the urgent shortage of temporary rooms. With rooms often empty over the winter months they are being asked to consider renting them

Nursery scoops national award for excellence

A North Yorkshire nursery has received national recognition in the Nursery World awards, for the exceptional quality of its food and the way it is integrated into every day life for its children. Incy Wincy's Day Nursery in Bedale is Ofsted rated Outstanding and has a number of other prestigious awards

North Yorkshire sausage firm gets starring role in Lloyds Bank ad campaign

A family-owned North Yorkshire sausage business has been chosen to feature in Lloyds Bank’s latest national print, radio and online advertising campaign. Running over the next four months. Heck Food feature in a radio ad being broadcast across UK commercial stations. The thirty second clip introduces the team behind the success

Richmondshire apprenticeship scheme welcomes new members

A new scheme to help boost small Richmondshire businesses has welcomed its first members! Yorebridge House in Bainbridge has received cash from the District Council initiative – which has £30,000 in funding to help small district based businesses take on new apprentices. Henry Nel, Sophie Egglestone and Nathan Louw will all increase

Richmondshire District Council celebrates success in providing new housing

Richmondshire District Council has celebrated its continuing success in providing new housing. As well as exceeding its Local Plan housing targets for the last two years, 340 affordable homes have been created in the last seven years. To mark the achievements, the authority hosted an event at Scotch Corner with MP, Rishi

The Wensleydale Creamery launches Yorkshire Brie

The Wensleydale Creamery has added a Yorkshire Brie to its impressive portfolio of Yorkshire dairy products, offering a British alternative to the French classic. The first ever brie from the famous Yorkshire Dales cheese-maker, Yorkshire Brie, is a soft and creamy cheese, handcrafted from Yorkshire milk. The new cheese is a

Free seminar to help communities ease housing issues

Community groups across the Yorkshire Dales are being invited to a special  free seminar to look at how to provide affordable housing in their towns and villages. Housing specialists will be on hand with advice and information at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Centre event on April 19 from 6-8pm. It is

Duffields open two more luxury log cabins at Sun Hill

Leading northern trainer Ann Duffield and her legendary jockey husband George have opened two more state-of-the-art luxury log cabins at their Sun Hill stables in Constable Burton, near Leyburn. The two new lodges are called Melody (one bedroom) and Ninetta which has two large bedroom suites with lounge areas and sofa