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Yorkshire entrepreneurs launch “Not On The High Street” for farming

Two young entrepreneurs from Hade Edge, Holmfirth are transforming the way meat gets from the farm to the nation’s dinner tables with their new business, Lamb2Ewe.  Old school friends Tom Kitchen-Dunn and Jack Bostock spotted a gap in the market for top quality, high welfare, sustainable meat, delivered direct from carefully vetted

East Yorkshire poultry business welcomes latest recruit

An East Yorkshire poultry supplier has created a new sales position to support the growing business. Middleton-on-the-Wolds based Soanes Poultry has appointed Richard Cross to the new position of territory sales manager. 38 year old Richard joins Soanes from Flair Supplies Group in Driffield and will be responsible for gaining new business

Poultry firm hatches plan to make hens happier

A manufacturer of poultry farm equipment designed to boost bird welfare will launch the UK’s first commercial poultry farm that is open to the public, with support from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. Vencomatic Group is behind The Northern Poultry Campus. It will include a café and a gift shop for visitors

Soanes Poultry’s ultra-runner tackles the Hardwolds 80 to raise funds for former colleague

The area farms manager for Clive Soanes Broilers is participating in a challenging 81 mile race to raise funds for a colleague who passed away earlier this year. Over the weekend of the November 24 and 25, ultra-runner Mark Ireland from Driffield will take on the gruelling Hardwolds 80 that follows

Selby businesswoman crowned Local Food Hero

A Selby businesswoman who helped to transform a barrow and an honesty box into a thriving farm shop and events business has been honoured at the Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards. Along with her husband, Jason, Charlotte Wells Thompson has built up Bert's Barrow from old barrow that was dressed with local produce

East Yorkshire poultry business’s expansion plans will create 15 new jobs

Plans to increase capacity at Middleton on the Wolds based chicken specialist Soanes Poultry will result in 15 new jobs.  The £1.6million poultry factory extension project will increase capacity by 20 per cent from June 2019 and will create employment in the sales and marketing, processing and distribution departments.  Soanes Poultry's general

New owner strides into Austic’s Dalesbridge Centre

Savills, on behalf of a private individual, has sold The Dalesbridge Centre in Austwick, to a private purchaser for an undisclosed sum. The outdoor activity and events centre is set in ten acres (4.05 hectares) and comprises a three bedroom owner’s cottage, conference building with bar, function rooms and offices, accommodation

Yorkshire dairy farm invests to future-proof business

A dairy farm in North Yorkshire is set to save more than £3,000 a year thanks to changes made to its wash-down system by specialist renewable energy consultants, Greenio. The Greenio team worked with the Sowray family at its Sheriff Hutton farm to specify, supply and install a 16-kilowatt HT Daikin

Rural Solutions and The Landscape Agency working together for better outcomes

Skipton based Rural Solutions has announced an official working alliance with The Landscape Agency. The Rural Solutions team has appointed landscape architects, Matt Jarvis and Alex Robinson previously of The Landscape Agency to join the business and set up a new division. This means that Rural Solutions will now be able to

I’anson employee celebrates silver anniversary with Yorkshire animal feed firm

I’Anson, one of Yorkshire’s premier suppliers of animal feed, has celebrated the long service of one of its employees at a company away day at Camp Hill in Bedale. Operations Administrator, Jo Woollard, celebrated her 25th anniversary and was presented with a certificate of recognition and, in I’Anson tradition, a Britannia