The Yorke Arms in Ramsgill, near Harrogate, has re-opened, after a short closure for refurbishment, with the newly-formed partnership of Yorkshire businessman Jonathan Turner and Michelin starred Chef, Frances Atkins.
IT was back in 1972 that Ragdale Hall first opened as a "health hydro" for women to lose weight and get in shape. Guests were allowed just 500 calories for the first three days, rising to a 1,000 calorie blow-out on the last day.
Film Friday, well it was for me last week when I spent around five hours being filmed by Gordon Ramsay’s TV production company. The filming was being done for a pilot TV show which the TV executives of the company will decide whether to commission for a series of programmes.
Cheese lovers have an entire week of tastings, workshops, pairing demonstrations and a host of other cheese-themed events to look forward to at the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival, as it returns for its second year.
On August 1, Ripon had the very great privilege of hosting the Yorkshire Day celebrations for the whole of Yorkshire. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and were assured that the visitors left with a very favourable impression of this ancient city.