2016
March
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    Artisan producers head to Meadowhall’s Easter Food Festival

    A gourmet guided trail company have teamed up Yorkshire biggest shopping centre to organise a new event celebrating the very best of the regions abundant larder. Yorkshire Food Finder, who provide bespoke food trails and gourmet dinners from their base in Weldrake near York have joined forces with Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield to create...


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    March 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm
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    Collaboration creates Chicken with a Herby Twist

    A family collaboration between a North Yorkshire based herb producer and their poultry farming nephew is producing chickens with a delicious twist! London surveyor turned farmer, Edward Wilkinson, from Pilmoor near York, turned his back on the big smoke to return to his rural roots and set up Herb Fed Poultry, producing free range birds...


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    March 15, 2016 at 3:14 pm
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    Hambleton Ales announce Brewery open day

    Hambleton Ales, based in Melmerby near Ripon, have announced that they are opening up their brewery to the general public as part of their 25th birthday celebrations. The open day is taking place on Saturday 26th March 2016 between 12 and 4pm and will include a bar showcasing the brewery’s range of cask, kegged and...


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    March 14, 2016 at 2:28 pm
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    High Flyers Afternoon Tea

    Fancy a taste of the high life? The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa are offering visitors a ‘High Flyers’ Afternoon Tea’ experience throughout April and May to get spring off to a flying start! The Dev’, as it is affectionately known, based in picturesque Bolton Abbey are offering visitors the chance to enjoy a champagne...


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    March 8, 2016 at 11:29 am
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    East Yorkshire brewery signs deal to brew National Trail Ale

    Almost a decade after Driffield’s Wold Top Brewery brewed a pale ale to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Yorkshire Wolds Way, it has signed a three year deal for Wolds Way to be the official beer of the 79 mile trail that runs from Hessle to Filey. Brewery accounts manager, Kate Balchin said: “We...


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    March 8, 2016 at 11:28 am
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    Head Chef at Feversham Arms Hotel Welcomed into Master Chefs of Great Britain

    Norman MacKenzie, Head Chef at The Feversham Arms Hotel, said he was “thrilled’ to be recognised as a Master Chef of Great Britain. In order to gain this coveted title the hard-working head chef was nominated by current Master Chef Murray Chapman, and endorsed by three members of the board. The decision is based on...


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    March 8, 2016 at 10:06 am
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    Yorkshire Wagyu recruits butcher for new on site butchery unit

    Tibthorpe specialist beef business, The Yorkshire Wagyu Company has recruited a butcher for its new, on-farm butchery unit. 22 year old Aaron Marshall from Pocklington has been recruited to the new position of butcher at the fast growing business. The Yorkshire Wagyu Company director, Jonathan Shepherd is delighted with the appointment: “The investment in the...


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    March 8, 2016 at 10:00 am
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    Hambleton Ales announce Brewery open day

    Hambleton Ales, based in Melmerby near Ripon, have announced that they are opening up their brewery to the general public as part of their 25th birthday celebrations. The open day is taking place on Saturday 26th March 2016 between 12 and 4pm and will include a bar showcasing the brewery’s range of cask, kegged and...


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    March 8, 2016 at 9:55 am
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    National Railway Museum expands venue hire options  

    The National Railway Museum in York is launching a versatile new events space for hire in 2016. Available from September 2016, the Gallery will be suitable for a wide range of occasions, from conferences and product launches to exhibitions and weddings. With capacity for up to 200 delegates theatre-style, the Gallery is set to be...


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    March 8, 2016 at 9:41 am
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    East Yorkshire beef business heads to Wembley for family business award

    A trip to Wembley is in store for a Driffield premium beef business that has been shortlisted in a nationwide competition for family businesses. Tibthorpe based The Yorkshire Wagyu Company has been selected to represent the North East as a regional finalist in the Innovation category of the Red Ribbon Awards for family businesses. Organised by...


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    March 8, 2016 at 9:37 am
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    The Alternative Luxury Easter Treat!

    Are you looking for an alternative to chocolate for an Easter treat? The range of luxury toffee-coated Yorkshire Popcorn from The Yorkshire Crisp Company makes a great change to the usual eggs and boxes of chocolates and is free from nuts, milk, gluten, soya, egg, MSG and GM. With three delectable flavours to choose from...


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    March 8, 2016 at 9:36 am
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    From Chicago to Settle: Whistle-Scoff Tour of Yorkshire

    Two gourmands will be swapping Cook County for cook’s country this week when they embark on a behind the scenes artisan food tour of Yorkshire’s best chefs, food producers and produce. Gourmet guided trail company Yorkshire Food Finder has been tasked with introducing two Chicago food bloggers to Yorkshire’s award-winning provisions from March 8-11, to...


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    March 7, 2016 at 3:15 pm
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    Yorkshire Tea Time Gets a Business Boost

    A North Yorkshire chef who returned to her home town to set up a new concept in afternoon teas has been given a business boost by a new collaboration in Ripon. Rosa Fothergill from Thirsk, who has spent the past decade learning her trade as a chef, including two years under Raymond Blanc at Le...


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    March 1, 2016 at 4:42 pm
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    Yorkshire Dales Gin Distillery Triples Production

    A Yorkshire Dales gin distillery are expanding their capacity to keep up with the demand of their award winning tipple. Whittakers Gin, based near Dacre Banks has proved so popular since its launch last summer that Toby and Jane, the husband and wife team behind the brand have enlisted the skills of local fabricators to...


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    March 1, 2016 at 4:32 pm