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We love The Yorkshire Candle Company

May 13, 2020 No comments

We are doing our best to support Yorkshire businesses, designers and makers and it’s paid off. Not only do we have the satisfaction of helping our local economy, the items we have bought are just wonderful. My (it’s Sharon here) latest buys have been candles from The Yorkshire Candle Company, which is based in Sheffield.[Read More]

A celebration of Harrogate past, present and future

April 17, 2020 No comments

The creation of the Harrogate Nightingale Hospital, transforming the Harrogate Convention Centre into one of the first NHS Coronavirus treatment hubs, marks a moment in history for the town. Our great-grandchildren will look at the old photos with little understanding of what it was really like, much as many of us now look at photos[Read More]

Chance to meet artist Danny Abrahams

February 28, 2020 No comments

I like landscape paintings and I like them to be recognisable rather than abstract. I want to look at them when I’m stuck indoors and imagine myself walking through fields and over moorland looking at big skies and getting blown away by fresh air. It’s why I have fallen for paintings by Bradford born Danny[Read More]

King’s Road Harrogate and the need to shop local

February 13, 2020 No comments

This is the notice I found today stuck on the outside of the now sadly dark and empty window of Ramus Seafood Emporium, the shop on King’s Road Harrogate which closed so suddenly earlier this month. Its message is well worth us all considering. “SHOP LOCAL” it urges, then sets out in an eloquent and[Read More]

Floral workshop for men – Valentine’s Day gift sorted?

February 6, 2020 No comments

Natalia Willmott in association with York florist Joanna Keely will be hosting a “men only”  floral workshop in her home in Stillingfleet on 10 February 2019. Participants will enjoy a three hour workshop with a floral demonstration, a home made curry, leading to the making of a floral gift and card to take home and[Read More]