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Category (April 2019) - Media

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  • Yorvale Celebrate 30 Years in Business

    Yorvale Celebrate 30 Years in Business

    YORKSHIRE based farm made ice cream manufactures, Yorvale celebrate 30 years in business this Spring. From humble beginnings on their small rented farm the business has grown beyond their expectations. The farm was purchased in 1998 and it was at this time the expansion into purpose-built manufacturing facilities on the farm started.

  • York’s mini Bloom! Celebrates York’s Producers and Growers

    York’s mini Bloom! Celebrates York’s Producers and Growers

    Bloom! York’s infant horticultural festival will return as a mini festival this summer and organisers are now calling on Yorkshire’s green fingered growers and producers to take part.  Can you grow York’s longest broadbean? Create a vegetable self-portrait? Or bake the most delicious Fat Rascal?

  • York Named Best Place To Live In The North & Northeast

    York Named Best Place To Live In The North & Northeast

    Ten locations in the North and Northeast have been named among the Best Places to Live in Britain by The Sunday Times. In addition, the guide has named York as the Best Place to Live in The North and Northeast.

  • Celebrate Easter in Britain’s Home of Chocolate

    Celebrate Easter in Britain’s Home of Chocolate

    Only five days left until Easter comes to York. Beginning this Friday (19 April), York will be celebrating its chocolate heritage with York Chocolate Festival. The city lays claim to being ‘Britain’s Home of Chocolate’. It was once home to two of the country’s most famed chocolatiers, namely Rowntree’s (now Nestlé which still produces millions of Kit Kats in York every day) and Terry’s (remember the Chocolate Orange?). Over the past few years, there’s also been a revival of chocolate making by independent artisans in the city and there’s even a downloadable walking trail to discover more about the city’s chocolate making credentials.

  • York launches fifty York and North Yorkshire Attractions for city sightseeing Pass

    York launches fifty York and North Yorkshire Attractions for city sightseeing Pass

    York’s official sightseeing pass has relaunched this week with new options for visitors to explore the city as well as much more of North Yorkshire.  With so much to see and do during a visit to York tourism chiefs have today launched two new versions of the popular York Pass. A one day ‘York City Pass’ offers entry into twenty five must-see attractions,  including York Minster, York’s Chocolate Story and JORVIK.

  • Finalists revealed for York’s tourism Oscars

    Finalists revealed for York’s tourism Oscars

    Finalists in the Visit York tourism awards, sponsored by LNER, have been revealed today, celebrating English Tourism Week.  Now 57 businesses will go head to head to win one of 16 trophies, and be named best in York.    The prestigious awards will return on Thursday 20 June to shine a spotlight on excellence in York’s tourism sector and reward outstanding service, innovation and quality.

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