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Five outstanding members of the community have been recognised for their hard work by a local house building company to help celebrate their own success. Barratt Developments Yorkshire East and their sister company, David Wilson Homes have retained their five star status in house building for the eleventh year running in the 2019 Home Builders
It’s not all doom and gloom for the local economy during these unprecedented times, as companies seek to do business from the comfort of their homes. Leeds based Commercial Finance broker, ‘Xander Wealth Commercial Finance’ have just sealed a £2.7m investment/development finance deal in partnership with a local developer for the construction of seventeen high
High in The Yorkshire Dales, between Hawes and Leyburn are the magnificent Aysgarth Waterfalls. Cascading majestically over three flights of fast, gushing water down the River Ure and flanked by lush green woodland, this natural wonder is high on the list of must-see places in Yorkshire. How Aysgarth Falls were formed The rocks which Aysgarth
Written by Jonathan Rudd Yorkshire has enjoyed some great sporting moments over the years, either on home soil, or elsewhere.. Here’s 5 great sporting moments with Yorkshire connections, complete with videos. Enjoy. 1. Boycott’s 100th Hundred – 1977 At nearly 6pm on 11th August 1977, after 231 deliveries, 14 boundaries and typically nearly all day
Lying at the foot of the Humber Estuary, the majesty of this windswept spit of land has constantly changed due to storms, the sea and mankind. Caught between The North Sea and the Humber Estuary, Spurn Point has had settlements, a military base, lifeboat community, and nowadays a nature reserve. It has also captured the

5 Abandoned Places in Yorkshire

Compiled and written by Jonathan Rudd Lying lost and forgotten, these places were once part of our great county’s history, but when their use finally came to an end were left abandoned and derelict. 1. St Mary’s In The Wood Church in Morley Look upwards in Morley and two towers dominate the skyline of this
Complied & written by Jonathan Rudd There have been many Yorkshire innovations and ideas, which have taken off and been to the benefit of folk in the county. Not all of these ever get off the ground, but had some of these failed projects actually happened, Yorkshire could have been a very different place indeed!
1. Yorkshire cricket started in Sheffield While Headingley in Leeds may now be the home of Yorkshire cricket, the origins of the sport in the region lays further south in Sheffield. The first recorded fixtures were played by a Sheffield XI in 1771 against city rivals, Nottingham. This city team developed into “Yorkshire” and by
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