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Special edition Grand Central train celebrates York’s Shakespearian summer

People travelling by train this summer may well have caught a glimpse of Grand Central’s William Shakespeare train – in celebration of the company’s title sponsorship of Europe’s first pop-up Shakespearian Theatre. Grand Central named one of its newly refurbished Adelante trains after the Bard, one of the world’s greatest playwrights,

York-based insurer seeks public support to win national awards

The Insurance Emporium is calling for public support in a bid to win at the national Insurance Choice Awards. Consumers who vote will get the chance to win £1,000. The Insurance Emporium is nominated for Best Pet Insurance Provider, Best Caravan Insurance Provider, Best Wedding Insurance Provider, Best Specialist Insurance Provider and

The Yorkshire bar and grill’s Yorkshire Picnic To Raise Funds For Martin House

Guests tucking into a York restaurant’s afternoon tea this month will be helping to raise funds for the region’s only dedicated children’s hospice. For every Yorkshire Picnic ordered at The Yorkshire bar and grill – located within the DoubleTree by Hilton York on St Maurice’s Road - £1 will be donated

York handmade praised for pivotal role in “city gem” restoration

A Yorkshire brickmaker has played a pivotal part to restoring of one of York’s finest Georgian townhouses to its former glory. The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company, based at Alne, near Easingwold, has provided bespoke handmade bricks for 14 Lendal, now the proud home of the House of Trembling Madness bar. York

Langleys boosts mediation expertise

Langleys Solicitors has strengthened the credentials of its family law team through achieving membership of, and accreditation with, an influential specialist family law organisation. Resolution is a national family law organisation whose members are specialist family lawyers and other professionals who are committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes involving

TecTracer takes centre stage at national policing conference

Senior police officers meeting in Harrogate have had an opportunity to inspect a revolutionary crime prevention system invented by a former Yorkshire detective. Designed by John Minary to prevent the theft of lead from the roofs of churches and heritage buildings, Trace-in-Metal has subsequently been adapted to help in the fight

Helmsley Group embarks on luxury homes development

York based The Helmsley Group has started work on a new residential development featuring luxury family homes at Fulford, York.   A total 14 four, five and six-bedroom houses will be built at Connaught Court off St Oswalds Road, with some stunning aspects over the Ings and the River Ouse.   The first three properties are

YorkTest going for gold with Sally Gunnell

Legendary British track and field star Sally Gunnell OBE is the new brand ambassador for healthcare company YorkTest. Sally is one of Britain’s most popular sportswomen and remains the only female athlete ever to hold four major track titles concurrently – Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth. She has this month teamed

DoubleTree By Hilton York’s “SOS” for suits and formal clothes

A York hotel has issued an “SOS” appeal for second hand suits to be given to men and women to wear at interviews. The DoubleTree by Hilton York’s “Share our Suits” initiative is being held during Hilton’s wider Global Week of Service which begins on Monday (July 23), and will see

New homes development underway at Flawith

York based Housebuilder Alcuin Homes has started work on a new development in the hamlet of Flawith, near Easingwold. Foxholm Croft will feature four individually designed village homes on a one acre site with far reaching rear views of the iconic White Horse at Kilburn. Alcuin Homes owner Richard Marchant was advised