Grants to Increase Farm Productivity for the East Peak Area

The East Peak LEADER programme can offer grants for projects which meet one or more of the priorities listed below. There is a strong emphasis on economic growth and job creation in the programme [...]

Thrilling Finale for Great Yorkshire Show

A marriage proposal, a prestigious show jumping competition and the formal hand over to the new President of the Great Yorkshire Show, rounded off the final day of an exciting show. As the 2017 [...]

Show’s Big Wheel Setting for Proposal

A marriage proposal excited visitors to the Great Yorkshire Show today when a plane flew over the showground asking for a hand in marriage. Keighley army veteran Luke Davison proposed to [...]

Supreme Champion’s Crowned in the Main Arena

Thousands of visitors flocked to the second day of the Great Yorkshire Show which saw a visit from a Cabinet Minister and young competitors take centre stage. More than 20,000 cars filled the car [...]

An Action Packed First Day at the Great Yorkshire Show

An action packed first day launched this year’s Great Yorkshire Show with winners crowned and celebrities taking to the GYS catwalk. Some of the biggest titles of the day were decided in the [...]

Great Yorkshire Show Gets Ready to Roll

Catwalk queens met Charolais cattle, rare tractors rolled into town and a leading sculptor put the finishing touches to her life-size horse…. it can only mean one thing! The Great Yorkshire Show [...]

Two Metre Golden Horse Sculpture Heads to Showground

A ‘Golden Horse’ which stands more than 2m high will be turning heads at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show. But it won’t be the animal’s speed or grace in the Main Ring that will be attracting the [...]

New Trophy Launched in Memory of Young Farmer

The Michael Spink Memorial Perpetual Trophy has been launched by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society in honour of a local young farmer. Mr Spink was a 24-year-old dairy farmer from Knaresborough [...]