TV Licensing Phishing Scam

An ongoing TV Licensing phishing campaign that begun in September 2018 has been identified by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau. There have been over 250 crime reports made in relation to the campaign with cumulative losses in excess of £2 million. Individuals receive a TV Licensing phishing email with links to a convincing-looking website. The […]

Growing Up In A Digital World

Like it or loathe it, we’re leaving in a digital age, and many children have learnt to swipe, scroll and select ON digital devices long before they’ve mastered riding a bike. Screen time If you’re worried that your child is spending too much time staring at a tablet, smartphone or other digital device … you […]

Lazy Days

Whether you’re stretching out on a sun lounger, or just grabbing an hour’s peace and quiet in your garden, a good book is an essential in our opinion. Standard Deviation – Katherine Heiny Graham’s second wife, Audra, is warm, sociable and always ready to throw herself headlong into any situation. The total opposite of his […]

White Chocolate Filo Tarts

Crisp and light pastry cases filled with a rich and creamy white chocolate mousse – these tarts are easy to make but look impressive. Double up the quantities if serving a crowd. Ingredients: 25g unsalted butter, melted 6-8 sheets filo pastry 100g good quality white chocolate 2 tbsp milk 150ml double cream Dark chocolate curls […]

St Johns Bell Ringers

Local business man, Keith West, along with his team at PEMCO Creative have made an amazing video of St Johns Bell Ringers!  Using a special aerial drone which takes 2 people to operate, they were able to take some very unique and amazing images – check out this video ! PEMCO Creative provide business-to-business services […]

Keep Calm and Get Colouring

Close your eyes and think back to the simple pleasures of childhood: a rainbow box of crayons on the table , beside it, a book of illustrations just waiting to be coloured in. Remember the intense concentration as you filled in the blank spaces with your favourite shades of yellow, red, purple, green and blue? […]

Things to do in Knaresborough

Visitors and locals alike will be surprised at just how much there is to do and see in Knaresborough. We have compiled a list of “things to do” which at last count was 42….but keeps on growing!  If you know of any we’ve missed, please let us know and we’ll add them on !!! From […]

The Great Knaresborough Bed Race 2019

Nerves jangling, excitement brewing, hysteria spreading. There’s only one event that can bring about this accumulation of emotion; The Great Knaresborough Bed Race! On the 8th June 2019 Knaresborough welcomed back the annual Bed Race in which 90 enthusiastic (and a little bit crazy!) teams readied themselves for 15-30 minutes of blood, sweat and tears. Each […]

Life in Miniature

Daphne & Clifford Taylor are very giving members of our local community and have an interesting story to tell. In her short ‘going out to work’ life (1957-64), Daphne was a comptometer operator at Yorkshire Farmers, York and then a National cash machine operator in the sales office, Rowntree’s in York where she met her […]

Yorkshire’s Young Stars

The Yorkshire Choice Awards reward not only business and community heroes across the county, but also Young Achievers and inspirational young people too. There are 12 youthful achievers nominated from across our region, all of whom have worked tirelessly to achieve personal, sporting or charitable goals.  All our nominees are under sixteen years of age […]

Dealing with Cat Flu

Cat flu is potentially one of the most serious illnesses your cat can suffer and in some cases is life-threatening. Kittens in particular are at high risk, so it’s important to vaccinate as soon as possible, usually at nine weeks and then on an annual basis. It’s not only a ‘winter bug’ as human flu […]