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Going for gold this autumn

Going for gold this autumn

It’s been a great couple of months for medals for Yorkshire. Did you know that Yorkshire athletes won 31 medals in total at the Olympics and Paralympics. We picked up 17 medals at the Olympics and 14 medals at the Paralympics. We’re hoping the good luck continues for us on the food stage, with a flurry of award ceremonies taking place throughout October and November. We’ll be swapping the wellies for dancing shoes as we cross our fingers at 4 different award finals this October/November.  We’re honoured to be representing Yorkshire nationally at the Rural Business Awards in October. The award celebrates...

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An Excellent result at the red ribbon awards

An Excellent result at the red ribbon awards

It’s not often we get to let our hair down. Following our nomination for family business of the year in June, we were delighted to head down to London’s iconic Wembley Stadium to join more than 350 family businesses in celebrating the seventh annual Red Ribbon Awards.  The awards celebrate the achievements of family businesses across the UK. The Director of Family Business Place and the awards, Amalia Brightley-Gillott said:  “Family businesses are the shining stars of the British economy and the beating heart of our local communities, employing 1 in 3 people. Despite their incredible contribution they are often...

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Victoria Halls Blooming Lovely Makeover

Victoria Halls Blooming Lovely Makeover

The garden and play area have been transformed thanks to young members of the National Citizen Service and Queensbury Youth Club. The two clubs joined forces as part of a future skills scheme to help improve the popular community spot. It’s one of six activities taking place over the next month to make a difference to the local community. We were more than happy to help support their efforts with plants, flowers and shrubs donated from our Thornton Farm Shop. In no time they’d cleared a mountain of rubbish from the site and are looking forward to using the space...

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