Burning to remove old heather and promote new growth in spring has begun on moors between Pateley Bridge and Masham. But the campaign group Wild Moors says it should be banned.
Controlled burning of heather has started on moors in the north of the Harrogate district. Moorland managers carry out burning between October 1 and April 15 to remove old growth and promote the development of new heather and grass shoots in spring, which helps grouse...
Next year’s show will be held from July 12 to 15 and will follow the same four-day format that was adopted for the first time ever this year.
Nigel Pulling will retire after 20 years in charge of the charity, which stages the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate. His tenure has seen the building of Fodder and the rebuild of hall one in the Yorkshire Event Centre.
Attractions include sheep racing, sheepdog demonstrations, craft and fleece stalls, Morris dancers, tours of Masham’s Theakston and Black Sheep breweries and a children’s fair.
The fair is one of the largest and quirkiest events on the Harrogate district calendar, featuring all things sheep, including sheep racing, as well as other entertainment, such as Morris dancers and tours of the town’s two breweries.
The Skell runs through some of the most beautiful areas of Ripon and Nidderdale. People are being invited to join a project to safeguard the river valley.
Firefighters are still on site almost 12 hours after the blaze started in barns at Green Hammerton. The cause is not yet known.
Dardan Security has teamed up with Harrogate family business Make it Wild to plant trees to reduce its carbon emissions. The company said the number of trees planted will offset 480 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent each year.
The company, which employs 270 staff, increased revenue and profit even though the reduction in traffic during covid hit its paint and body shop services, according to newly published accounts.
Harrogate district farmers thinking of opening up their farms to campers have been warned of an insurance “risk minefield”. Farms can be dangerous places with 34 deaths occurring in England during 2020/21, a 62% rise on the previous year.
The royal family’s enduring appeal is highlighted by the fact that two Stray Ferret videos of their visit have been viewed almost 200,000 times. Here’s your chance to see them again.
The sun shone on award-winning goats, we sampled delicious local food and drink, and we were front row for a surprise Royal visit when the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall attended on Thursday.