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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

HECK team star in Made in Yorkshire

HECK! Food, based in Bedale, opened it's doors to John Prescott earlier this year, who was filming a Channel 5 special about some of Yorkshires best loved food companies.  Isabel Spurway from Masham and Mica Proctor from Bramham, showed John how to make Heck's delicious award winning sausages and burgers at it's

Cash given for small Richmondshire businesses

Another eight small businesses have received a cash boost thanks to a grants scheme operated by Richmondshire District Council. They shared £7,220 awarded through the authority’s Small Business Grant Scheme. And there is still money in the pot - £25,000 is up for grabs for eligible businesses, with the next awards expected

Wensleydale Dairy Products Ltd appoints new chairman to drive growth

The Wensleydale Creamery, the famous cheese-maker set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, today appointed David Salkeld as its new chairman to help spearhead further growth for the iconic Wensleydale Creamery brand. With over 25 years of director-level food and dairy leadership experience, Mr Salkeld joins from his role as