2016
January
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    North Yorkshire based Ethical Coffee Business Needs Help to Build Coffee Oasis

    A North Yorkshire based coffee roasting business are asking for donations to help them realise their dream of opening a coffee shop in the area. Rounton Coffee, founded by David Beattie and Tracy Lee, have set up an online Crowdfunding campaign, which asks members of the public to donate to a variety of causes and...


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    January 29, 2016 at 1:55 pm
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    Wagons Roll: Delivering Yorkshire’s Finest  

    A Yorkshire based potato company are investing in a fleet of new vehicles to deliver their fresh local produce to an even wider market. Launched in 2014, Deliciouslyorkshire Produce, a partnership between Tadcaster based potato firm Ibbotsons and the regional food group Deliciouslyorkshire, grow, pack and distribute high quality, fresh and locally grown produce throughout...


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    January 29, 2016 at 1:54 pm
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    North Yorkshire Ice Cream Business Shortlisted for Award

    The team at a York ice cream business is celebrating after being shortlisted for a prestigious award for Yorkshire businesses. Acaster Malbis based Yorvale has reached the final in the Food & Drink Manufacturer category of the Insider‘s Made in Yorkshire Awards that will be judged in March. Director Lesley Buxton is delighted with the...


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    January 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm
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    Celebrate Burns night in style at the National Railway Museum with return of the Flying Scotsman

    The National Railway Museum in York is celebrating the return of the world famous locomotive, the Flying Scotsman, by offering a special Scottish themed afternoon tea. To honour the long-awaited return of the locomotive legend, the Countess of York, the museum’s beautifully restored dining carriage will be launching the Scottish influenced menu on Monday 25th...


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    January 22, 2016 at 4:28 pm
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    Two Yorkshire Gins named Best of British

    Two Yorkshire artisan gin producers have been named in the 10 British Gins You Should be Drinking by the Metro. Slingsby Gin produced in Harrogate and Whittaker’s Gin crafted by husband and wife team Toby and Jane Whittaker in Pateley Bridge were among 10 artisan brands to come out top in the recent poll.   Read the full...


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    January 15, 2016 at 3:15 pm
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    Flood-hit Walmgate Ale House & Bistro hosts charity dinner to raise money for flood appeal.

    Walmgate Ale House & Bistro was just one of the businesses that was hit badly by the flooding of the River Foss over Christmas. They suffered substantial damage to their bar, seating, flooring and toilets meaning that they had to close to for several weeks and won’t fully reopen until the end of January. Many...


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    January 14, 2016 at 9:55 am
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    Yorkshire producers celebrate TV debut on BBC TV show

    The team behind the Yorkshire Wolds artisan oil seed rape business, Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil, made their TV debut when they feature in James Martin’s Home Comforts show this week. Thixendale based Adam and Jennie Palmer were approached by a BBC researcher who was looking for a Yorkshire producer of store cupboard staples that Yorkshireman and...


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    January 12, 2016 at 2:37 pm
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    The White Stuff.  Yorkshire Farmers Join Raw Milk Revolution with Unique Milk Vending Machine  

      Pick up a bottle of unpasteurised milk from Delph House Farm near Huddersfield and you can enjoy milk as fresh as it comes – straight from cow to vending machine! Dairy farmer Jeremy Holmes has installed a unique raw milk vending machine, which allows customers to fill a bottle straight from the farm, from...


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    January 12, 2016 at 11:13 am
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    Black Sheep has the perfect resolution for ‘Try January’

    Black Sheep Brewery is encouraging pub customers to swap ‘Dry January’ for ‘Try January’ with the release of its first seasonal beer for 2016. Resolution, a ruby ale created in Black Sheep’s microbrewery in Masham, North Yorkshire, challenges the concept of ‘Dry January’, which wants people to give up alcohol for the first month of...


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    January 12, 2016 at 11:11 am
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    Yorebridge House Hotel Complete the Hat-trick of Awards

    A boutique hotel in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales is celebrating after picking up an accolade for the third year in a row at the prestigious White Rose Awards. Dave and Charlotte Reilly, owners of Yorebridge House in the picturesque village of Bainbridge in the Yorkshire Dales, took home the best ‘Small Hotel of...


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    January 7, 2016 at 12:03 pm
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    SNAP! Launch Yorkshire recipe boxes

    A new North Yorkshire based business is aiming to take the hassle out of cooking whilst supporting Yorkshire food and drink producers by delivering fresh local produce along with a series of recipes direct to customer’s doors. SNAP! Yorkshire Recipe Boxes, run by family trio Charles, Sophie and Geoff Allen from their base in Thirsk...


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    January 5, 2016 at 11:32 am
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    Gold Award for Yorkshire Dama Haloumi

    A family run Huddersfield based cheese company are celebrating after winning a Gold Prize for their Yorkshire Haloumi in the 2015-16 World Cheese Awards. Yorkshire Dama Cheese, which was set up by founder Razan Alsous in 2013 use fresh Yorkshire milk from local Windy Bank Farm in Liversedge mixed with vegetarian rennet, to produce their...


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    January 4, 2016 at 10:34 am
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    Burtree Puddings Scoops Inaugural Award

    A local dessert business have rounded off an award winning year by winning the ‘Local Producer of the Year’ accolade at the inaugural Living North Awards. Burtree Puddings, scooped the award as part of the glittering ceremony organised by the popular magazine which took place at St Nicholas Cathedral in Newcastle. The awards celebrated a...


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    January 4, 2016 at 10:33 am
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    Yorkshire Cheese Maker is ‘Bluemin’ World Class

    A Yorkshire producer’s cheese has been named as one of 60 world class cheeses by an international panel of experts Shepherds Purse Cheese’s Bluemin White, scooped the ‘Super Gold’ gong in the Specialist Cheesemakers class at this year’s World Cheese Awards, organised by the UK’s Guild of Fine Food. Developed by Katie Bell in 2010...


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    January 4, 2016 at 10:30 am
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    Celebrating 10 Years of Lockwoods

    A Ripon restaurant is rounding off an award winning 2015 by celebrating 10 years in business. It has been a decade since Lockwoods first opened its doors to the public in December 2005, with owner Matthew Lockwood putting his self-taught cooking skills to the test and a lot has changed, from the décor to dishes...


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    January 4, 2016 at 10:28 am