As a Grade II listed building which dates back to 1865 there will be much interest in any redevelopment plans.
A new micropub could soon open at Knaresborough's train station to serve up real ale and gin. The Track and Sleeper would take over a couple of vacant units at the station if the plans submitted to Harrogate Borough Council are approved. Housed in a Grade II listed...
COVID-safe vending machines will be installed at Leeds Bradford Airport for passengers to buy food, drink and PPE, as some cafes remain closed and airlines are not serving food and drink.
Goose has been run by the current owner since September 2017, offering play and craft space as well as a cafe.
For some businesses, the coronavirus crisis has created growth opportunities and that is certainly the case for Ripon entrepreneur Letasha Johnson, whose custom-made goods are in great demand.
In his third and final column for the Stray Ferret, Harrogate employment lawyer Richard Port looks at the issue of restructurings and, sadly, the prospect of redundancies in the context of covid-19.
An art gallery has relocated from Kirby Moorside in Ryedale to Harrogate. The owner hopes the move will provide more opportunities and add to the town’s “sense of culture.”
As well as having to deal with the aftermath of coronavirus, a Harrogate fish and chip shop now has roadworks set to stay for 14 weeks outside their takeaway. Despite this, the owner says they are “heading in the right direction.”
Organisers are planning a virtual learning event in January, followed by an outdoor event in the summer at a venue yet to be decided. They say they intend to return to Harrogate Convention Centre in 2022.
Residents in Tockwith are worried about an explosives storage facility that will be built in the village. The firm responsible says it follows strict UK safety regulations.
The government launched the Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund in May to provide urgent financial help for small businesses. While other authorities in Yorkshire made prompt payments to successful applicants, market traders in Ripon and Knaresborough have had to wait.
Despite two major setbacks with a fire at the Ripon factory in 2019, and then lockdown impacting its supply chain of restaurants and bars earlier this year, Sturdy Foods has bounced back and is taking on new employees
The M&Co store in Ripon has been saved from store closure as the company went into administration. The company’s financial restructure means 47 other stores will not reopen.