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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

Biomass supplier secures £200k to fuel growth

A fast-growing Yorkshire company, which has become one of the region’s leading suppliers of biomass wood pellets, has secured £200,000 to support its further growth from NPIF – Mercia Debt Finance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. VerdEnergy supplies customers throughout the North of England from its headquarters

Family logistics firm bulks up with £9.4m funding line

Bulk Logistics Group has secured a £9.4m full asset-based lending facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance to support a management buy-in at the family-run business.  The funding line was used to enable the existing management team, the Ward family, to sell shares to the Castle/Edghill family.  The Bedale-based business operates in

Exciting improvements for Leyburn Station following £72k grant

A massive improvement scheme at Leyburn station is to go ahead thanks to a £72,050 grant from the district council. It will see the installation of a viewing platform and footbridge and a signalbox with period signaling – both of which have recovered from other stations. Richmondshire District Council has awarded a

Richmondshire’s First community led housing scheme gets underway in

Pictured are Lorna Chapman, Hudswell resident; Chris Hodgetts, Acomb Construction; Jason Hurley, Evolve Architectural Services; Don Farrar, chair of Hudswell Community Charity (HCC);  Sheila Sadler, trustee of HCC; Callum McKeon, corporate director, Richmondshire District Council; Gill Lightfoot, Hudswell resident; Annie Sumner, treasurer HCC; Martin Booth, secretary HCC; and Jeremy Ince, The

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