Rachel Coates will make history this year when she becomes the first female show director of the Great Yorkshire Show. England’s premier agricultural event is organised annually at the Great...
Rachel Coates will make history this year when she becomes the first female show director of the Great Yorkshire Show. England’s premier agricultural event is organised annually at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society. Ms...
A Knaresborough club for young farmers is to collect Christmas trees for charity again. Knaresborough Young Farmers Club, which celebrates its 75th anniversary next year, will be collecting used trees on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 January. This is the second year the...
A long-serving and high-profile member of the Great Yorkshire Show team is standing down after almost four decades. Christine Barber has been working on the main ring at the show since 1985 – and while most people are unlikely to recognise her face, thousands will...
The fair commemorates Masham’s rich history of sheep farming and is one of the biggest annual events in the Harrogate district.
Having been set for Monday, September 19, the show’s organisers swiftly made plans to rearrange following the death of the monarch on Thursday.
‘I was so very lucky to have met her’: Former director of Great Yorkshire Show pays tribute to the Queen
The former director of the Great Yorkshire Show, Bill Cowling, has paid tribute to the Queen who he chaperoned during her last visit in 2008.
A royal visitor, a sell-out crowd, warm weather… the 163rd Great Yorkshire Show was another success. Here is a look back at the highlights.
A royal visit was the highlight of a sell-out day one at Harrogate’s Great Yorkshire Show. Here’s a look back at what happened.
Mr Cowling remembered that as the Queen was elderly, it was decided that they would drive to the far end of the showground and walk back.
He said: “I never thought I would be sat in the back of a Range Rover with the Queen. You don’t think these things are going to happen.
Landowner and farmer Clive White, from Darley, has received a grant to help conserve curlews in Nidderdale.
It’s been a dramatic day with residents evacuated, roads closed and huge swathes of the Harrogate district under water. Now Storm Franklin is building, with strong winds forecast overnight.
Ripon Farm Services celebrates its 40th birthday this year. One man has been at the helm throughout — Geoff Brown. He looks back on creating a £117m turnover business, meeting Prince Charles and Brexit.