2012
May
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    GRANDMA ABSON’S DONCASTER JUBILEE BUTTERSCOTCH & ORANGE CAKE

    5 oz (175grams) butter 5 oz (175g) soft brown sugar 3 eggs 5 oz (175g) self raising flour (sieved) Pinch of salt Grated rind of 1 large orange Strained juice of ½ orange “Preheat the oven to 180°C, Mark 4, 350F. Line the bases of 2 x 20cm sandwich tins with non-stick baking paper. Cream...


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    May 30, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    Keelham butcher duo on the run for charity

    Two young apprentice butchers from Keelham Farm Shop in Thornton are going on the run this week, but it’s all perfectly legal and above board! Kyle Mottram, aged 21, of Haworth, and 25-year-old Andrew Scholes, of Wibsey, are taking to the track at Wetherby Racecourse, on Thursday (May 31) to run in a fancy dress...


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    May 29, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    Put your best foot forward in support of Wakefield Hospice on Sunday 30th September at their annual Sponsored Walks event.

    5, 10 and 15 mile routes to choose from, starting and finishing at *Blacker Hall Farm Shop*. The walks are a great opportunity to remember loved ones, see some beautiful countryside and raise much needed funds for the Hospice. These are countryside walks so are not suitable for pushchairs. There will also be a number...


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    May 29, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    Yorkshire Crisps To Supply Leading Middle Eastern Airline

    *Yorkshire Crisps* has secured an exciting new contract to supply the leading Middle Eastern airline with its range of gourmet crisps. Yorkshire Crisps will be available, free of charge, in all classes on board the airline’s aircraft as well as in their exclusive airport lounges in a new 25g size bag. Tim Wheatley of Yorkshire...


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    May 17, 2012 at 2:31 pm
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    Fodder Food Hall Trials New Home Baked Range From Lottie Shaw’s

    Britain’s first charitable food hall, Fodder, run and championed by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society to showcase local produce, is set to trial a new *Seriously Good* home baked range of sharing and treating products from *Lottie Shaw’s*, a Yorkshire family bakery with more than 100 years heritage. Elland, West Yorkshire based Lottie Shaw’s is committed...


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    May 17, 2012 at 2:20 pm
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    York students speak out to world leaders in Rio

    A group of students from The Joseph Rowntree School will be speaking out about the future of children and our planet to world leaders at the Rio +20 Earth Summit in June. Inspired by the forthcoming global conference in Brazil, the Year 8 students are organising their own event at which they will deliver a...


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    May 17, 2012 at 2:18 pm
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    Cricket challenge for food firm’s fellow businesses

    A FOOD firm at the heart of its community is calling on fellow businesses to step up to the crease as part of a sporting call to action. Lewis & Cooper has encouraged fellow Northallerton traders Sam Turner & Sons and Barkers to get together cricket teams for some competitive action at the town’s cricket...


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    May 15, 2012 at 9:07 am
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    Penistone Pies & Puddings Cookery courses 2012

    They make an ideal gift or birthday surprise! *Friday 13th and 20th April 2012 – Perfect Pastry!* A good cook needs to know how to make perfect pastry and it needn’t be a mystery, or something to be frightened of! With a few simple techniques and some family secrets, you can learn how to make...


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    May 15, 2012 at 9:02 am
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    Fresh Ideas from Speciality Food Show Harrogate 24-25 June

    On June 24-25th one of Britain’s most respected food trade events, the *Harrogate Speciality Food Show*, will bring together hundreds of fine food buyers and artisan producers from the UK and beyond. An annual focal point for food businesses from the heart of Britain, the show at the Yorkshire Event Centre also attracts top buyers...


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    May 15, 2012 at 8:58 am
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    Coffee Bean Meets Fine Cuisine

    An opportune visit to York’s famous restaurant 31 Castlegate led to a full on coffee tasting and blending session with an interesting outcome. Laurence Beardmore, owner of the *York Coffee Emporium*, York’s Independent Artisan Coffee Roasting Company explains, _”I’d previously met with Roy (Spence ““ Restaurant Manager) at 31 Castlegate and realised he appreciated good...


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    May 14, 2012 at 9:58 am
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    Wartime rationing is happening with Yorkshire asparagus crop

    The English asparagus season has proved to be one of the most difficult in years; it started off very well due to a warm March but quickly went wrong during the cold wet spell in April and the month of May so far. The *Balloon Tree Farm Shop* in North Yorkshire luckily has an area...


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    May 11, 2012 at 2:00 pm
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    Law firm strengthens personal legal service

    LAW firm *Ward Hadaway* is further strengthening its personal legal services to clients in Yorkshire. Partner Paula Myers, who has particular expertise in the growing area of disputed wills and trusts, is transferring to the firm’s Leeds office to bolster Ward Hadaway’s expanding Private Client team. Paula has over 13 years’ specialist experience in litigation...


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    May 8, 2012 at 9:19 am
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    Ilkley Brewery Makes National Local Business Accelerators Final

    Seeing off competition from 3,000 other Yorkshire businesses, *Ilkley Brewery* has triumphed as the region’s winner of the Newspaper Society’s Local Business Accelerators competition. The West Yorkshire brewery, just three years old, will now go up against 11 other UK companies at the national final of the initiative. Based on its strength of brand and...


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    May 2, 2012 at 12:44 pm
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    The Hunt Is On For Harrogate’s Lost Treasures…

    …Do You Have A Slice Of History Hidden In Your Drawers? *Weeton’s of Harrogate* is launching an historical hunt for the original carving implements used at Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Ox Roasting on the Stray ““ an event that the award-winning farm shop is painstakingly re-creating for the Diamond Jubilee weekend in June. Weeton’s ““...


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    May 2, 2012 at 12:40 pm
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    Yorkshire Based CGC Events Wins Event Caterer of the Year

    Garforth based event caterers *CGC Event Caterers* were named Event Caterer of the Year by the Cost Sector Catering Awards in a ceremony at London’s Hilton Metropole Hotel. CGC Events caters for a wide range of high profile events across Britain; it caters exclusively to 10 racecourses in Yorkshire & the North East including the...


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    May 1, 2012 at 1:25 pm
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    WPA Pinfold wins Gold for Daniel Thwaites Packaging Redesign

    We are proud to announce that we have won gold at the Design Business Association’s 2012 awards for most effective packaging design. Our winning entry, for Thwaites seasonal beers, was designed to communicate ‘fresh’ and ‘craft’ to the consumer. The simplicity of the designs made them easy to roll out across the range and the...


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    May 1, 2012 at 1:20 pm
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    Festival promises pure poetry for real ale lovers as local brewery turns five

    Pints, pulpits and poets are set to make an East Yorkshire brewery’s fifth birthday a Marvell-ous occasion. Great Newsome Brewery celebrates the major milestone this weekend (19-21 April) at the 2012 Hull Real Ale and Cider Festival in the historic surroundings of Hull’s Holy Trinity Church. Sixty real ales, 25 real ciders and perries and...


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    May 1, 2012 at 1:14 pm
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    Halifax school uses its loaf to encourage students to eat healthy bread

    A Halifax based secondary school has used its loaf to encourage students to eat healthier bread. Hipperholme & Lightcliffe High School called in Elland-based Thomas’s Bakery, a family run craft bakery with more than 100 years heritage, to develop a healthier, high fibre bread that its students would love. The result is a bread bap...


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    May 1, 2012 at 1:00 pm