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Cliff Stud and Thirsk Racecourse sign three-year sponsorship deal

An historic Helmsley-based stud farm, once owned by horse racing legend Sir Henry Cecil, has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Thirsk Racecourse to back Thirsk’s most prestigious race, the Thirsk Hunt Cup, until at least 2021. Set in 220 acres above Helmsley, Cliff Stud specialises in foaling, and with its

Twisted team are on a Swiss roll

Twisted Automotive swapped the rolling hills of North Yorkshire for the snow-capped mountains of Switzerland when the company showcased two stunning re-engineered Land Rover Defender vehicles at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. The Thirsk-based team made up part of a small corner of Yorkshire relocated amid the lakes and mountains,

North Yorkshire roadside diner finds new lease of life through Christie & Co

Diner 168, a roadside restaurant close to the town of Thirsk in North Yorkshire, has been sold through specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co to a local land developer. Diner 168 is well established having been operating since 1992 and provides capacity for up to 60 covers, plus a 45

North York Moors village inn comes to the market

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has been instructed to sell the leasehold of The Inn at Hawnby, located in the heart of Hawnby, a picturesque North Yorkshire village set within the North York Moors National Park. Full of character, the country inn comprises a bar and lounge with seating

Thirsk plays host to second artisan food and drink market

Thirsk plays host to a second artisan food and drink market this weekend. For the second month running the regular Saturday market will be joined by speciality stalls selling everything from coffee, ice cream and chocolates, to local gin, hand-made pies, African food and more. The artisan market has been introduced as

Women take to two wheels for Yorkshire Lasses ladies-only charity cycling sportive

The Yorkshire Lass Cycling Club’s charity sportive, one of the few ladies-only events in the region, once again attracted cyclists from across the UK to support Women v Cancer, PSPA and the Carlton Lodge Bursary Fund. This year, the sportive, which was again supported by All Terrain Cycles of Wetherby and

Herbs Unlimited hosts annual farm open day

Speciality grower Herbs Unlimited threw open its doors to chefs and food companies from across the UK yesterday for its annual farm open day. The company, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year, grows herbs, salads and edible flowers on its 120-acre farm at Sand Hutton, near Thirsk, supplying the catering,