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October 3 2018
Be on Cloud Wine with the chance to try more than 100 wines from around the world, whilst raising money for charity

A pre-Christmas wine tasting event is to be held in Helmsley, raising money...

October 3 2018
A reason to Celebrate – Helmsley cake business rises to the occasion of its 10th anniversary

Celebrate Country Cake Design in Helmsley is marking its 10th anniversary w...

October 3 2018
No secret code required – everyone welcome at Helmsley Library’s Code Club

Fun introduction to coding to take place on 6th October, 10-12 Helmsley Co...

September 17 2018
North Yorkshire businesses rise to the occasion with new baking collaboration

Local businesses work together to bake exclusive products, made with Yorksh...

September 17 2018
From Helmsley to Uganda – how two schools formed a firm friendship thanks to one Helmsley businesswoman

A Helmsley schoolgirl moved by an image of Ugandan schoolchildren playing f...

September 17 2018
Thomas the Baker to raise money for Kidney Research UK as its charity of the year

Chain of bakery stores has personal link to the charity, following manager ...

September 17 2018
Animal magic in Helmsley as the Yorkshire Vet pays a visit

Julian Norton to host a book signing at Claridges in Helmsley on 28th Septe...

July 27 2018
Honour for Helmsley Town Crier to perform outside the gates of Windsor Castle

Following the success of the Helmsley Town Crier Competition, David Hinde t...

July 23 2018
OYEZ OYEZ! Helmsley’s first Town Crier Competition shouts out its success

Town criers from across the world competed for the magna-ficent Magna Carta...

July 12 2018
Something to shout about as Helmsley warms up for the National Town Crier Competition

- Yorkshire’s biggest town crier competition in decades takes place 21 Ju...

July 12 2018
Cheers to ‘Perfect Pour’ masterclasses at Helmsley’s first gin festival

Local gin producers come on board for Ginilicious Festival on 4th August al...

July 3 2018
Something to shout about

Helmsley’s Town Crier puts in some practice ahead of Yorkshire’s larges...

June 18 2018
Paws for thought – the four-legged fundraiser raising money for dogs less fortunate

Fudge the Spaniel will finish his Cleveland Way sponsored walk in Helmsley ...

June 14 2018
Helmsley Sawmill makes timber buildings for the Bard

Duncombe Sawmill commissioned to make ‘rustic’ larch-framed building fo...

June 14 2018
Ditch the posies for the sausage rolls’ies – the perfect way to say thanks this Father’s Day

Thomas the Baker introduces the special sausage b‘roll’quet Want to m...

June 14 2018
Two Helmsley delis shortlisted in Shop of the Year 2018

Hunters of Helmsley and Thomas of Helmsley both shortlisted for Best Deli A...

May 31 2018
Getting in the spirit of summer – Helmsley to host its first Gin Festival

The Ginilicious Festival will take place in Helmsley Town Hall on August 4t...

May 29 2018
Teaching pupils to be LOUD – Helmsley Community Primary school gets a visit from the Town Crier

Pupils taught the history of town criers, and how to write and perform a cr...

May 18 2018
‘See’ you at Helmsley Community Library’s half term workshop

Helmsley Community Library will be running a special half term event for fa...

May 16 2018
Helmsley Firefighter steps up to the challenge to help his ‘brothers’ in New York

A Helmsley firefighter is taking on a challenge which will see him climbing...

May 16 2018
Deli introduces The Invigorator– spreading positivity for British Sandwich Week

There’s an extra reason to be happy this British Sandwich Week – a mood...

May 16 2018
Celebrate the best thing since sliced bread this British Sandwich Week – the Yorkshire Flat Cap Sandwich

Thomas of Helmsley creates the Yorkshire Flat Cap Special to mark the week,...

May 8 2018
Feathered friends receive a warm welcome in Helmsley

Two Helmsley groups work together to encourage swifts back into town A tow...

April 30 2018
Close-knit community raises vital funds for Helmsley Library

A knitting circle at the independent retirement facility Rye Court has rais...

April 30 2018
Ryedale deli makes the shortlist for the Great British Food Awards

Hunters of Helmsley has been nominated for the Great British Food Awards fo...

April 20 2018
Wheelie good fun in Helmsley to mark the Tour de Yorkshire

Pedal Powered Arcade and Best Dressed Window Competition get crowds in the ...

April 19 2018
Helmsley’s first Town Crier Competition attracts international competitors

Town criers from Bermuda and Nova Scotia will travel a combined 6,000 miles...

March 29 2018
There’s no cop out at Helmsley Community Library this Easter

Library to run a Cops and Robbers workshop for families on 12th April Helm...

March 23 2018
Helmsley s-hop asks for help with some missing Easter rabbits

Some-bunny’s stolen some vital letters – and young detectives are neede...

March 20 2018
Scissor Sisters – Helmsley hairdresser celebrates 35 years with staff reunion

Past and present staff from Viva Hair head for afternoon tea – in the res...

February 27 2018
Let them eat Bread!

Thomas of Helmsley urges the town to Give Yeast a Chance in Real Bread Week...

February 14 2018
Host of new star-studded events lined-up

A star-filled sky is one of nature's most natural wonders! But they’re be...

February 9 2018
OYEZ OYEZ - Helmsley to host inaugural National Town Crier Competition

• Competition in July will be Yorkshire’s largest in several decades ...

January 15 2018
Helmsley in Business raises £2,700 towards the town’s Christmas light fund

Events, collection boxes and a Christmas competition raise money to help He...

January 15 2018
There’s monkey business in Helmsley as local business owner heads to Uganda for conservation work

Lynn Hempsall, from Helmsley Traditional Sweet Shop, heads off with 35 lett...

January 2 2018
First three homes complete on prestigious Helmsley housing development

Wharfedale Home’s Swanland Park welcomes first new homeowners Memb...

December 8 2017
Deck the church with 30 Christmas Trees

Helmsley Christmas Tree Festival branches out with Star theme Open d...

November 28 2017
Helmsley Wines heads to 10 Downing Street

A Helmsley business is celebrating being included in this years ‘Small Bi...

November 28 2017
The Countdown to Christmas – plans come together for Helmsley’s Big Light Switch On

As Helmsley approaches its Celebrity Christmas Light Switch on and Small Bu...

November 28 2017
Make it a Souper Saturday with Thomas of Helmsley

Event on 2nd December offers samples of freshly made soup and bread, as...

November 28 2017
It’s Happy Days in Helmsley as Gervase Phinn hosts a book signing

Gervase Phinn to sign copies of his new book at Claridges on 15th December ...

November 22 2017
Welcome the weekend with Fizz Friday at Thomas of Helmsley

Gin and prosecco tasting event to be held on Friday 24th November from 6.30...

November 15 2017
On the first day of Christmas, my local deli gave to me: Yorkshire goodies to try for my tea

Hunters of Helmsley showcases local producers with a series of instore even...

November 13 2017
Helmsley Makes Christmas Magical

Join us for festive cheer! Kicking off the winter season with fun, music an...

November 8 2017
Royally Celebrate Yorkshire’s Most Glamorous Christmas Fair with the BBC’s King Louis XIV

George Blagden, star of the BBC drama series Versailles, is to be the speci...

October 26 2017
Celebrate Bangers ahead of Bonfire Night with Super Sausage Saturday

Thomas of Helmsley marks UK Sausage Week by offering tastings of its sizzli...

October 24 2017
Helmsley gets ready for the Big Light Up with a day of festive fun

Helmsley in Business has announced its festive plans for 2017, with Saturda...

October 12 2017
Help Hunters of Helmsley to win ‘Delicatessen of the Year’ in the Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2018

Local delicatessen Hunters of Helmsley is calling upon any fans of the shop...

October 6 2017
Lord Digby Jones comes to Helmsley to set about ‘Fixing Business’

Advocate for business and former Minister to speak on 13th October at Dunco...

October 6 2017
Get a slice of the action at Helmsley’s Big Cheese

Thomas of Helmsley to hold a cheese tasting event on 14th October First in...

October 6 2017
Celebrity chef cooks up a storm at Grand Opening event

Thomas of Helmsley now a ‘one-stop’ deli, butcher and bakery, following...

September 11 2017
Carving out a niche – Helmsley’s famous Stick Man celebrates 18 years in business

He made the famous magical stick held by Emma Thompson’s Nanny McPhee, he...

September 11 2017
Make an appointment with the Yorkshire Vet

Book signing with Julian Norton to take place in Helmsley on 16th September...

September 11 2017
£750,000 transformation of Helmsley deli to be celebrated with Grand Opening Event

Thomas of Helmsley – now a ‘one-stop’ deli, butcher and bakery – fu...

July 31 2017
Summer fundraising event to help Helmsley shine bright

Families invited to enjoy some summer fun while raising money to ensure Hel...

July 31 2017
Thomas the Baker invests £750,000 in Helmsley deli

Thomas of Helmsley to undergo a transformation, to incorporate bakery and w...

July 31 2017
Beer lovers head to Helmsley for a n-ice (cream) pint

Hunters of Helmsley introduces Beer Floats to celebrate International Beer ...

July 28 2017
Helmsley Community Library sets a detective challenge for young readers

Youngsters in Helmsley can turn detective this summer, thanks to the town...

July 28 2017
Oyez! Oyez! Helmsley’s Town Crier brings home the trophies

Helmsley’s record-breaking town crier, David Hinde, is celebrating winnin...

July 28 2017
A sweet celebration of Yorkshire Day

White rose cupcakes from Thomas the Baker offer the real taste of Yorkshire...

July 24 2017
Game Dinner in celebration of “The Glorious 12th”

  With its enviable position on the southern tip of The North York ...

July 19 2017
New homes for Helmsley selling fast

75 per cent of homes released at the new Swanland Park development in H...

June 19 2017
Full-time shop owner, part-time super hero

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service calls out for more retained firefig...

June 16 2017
Award-winning market town introduces free overnight motorhome parking spaces

North Yorkshire town of Helmsley welcomes motorhome drivers with six new sp...

June 16 2017
A latte celebrations for coffee shop’s 5th birthday

Crema Coffee House celebrates half a decade and looks to future with plans ...

June 16 2017
Shouting Helmsley’s Praises

Town Crier takes the town across country to national competitions The No...

May 25 2017
Helmsley Community Library becomes home to a slice of Helmsley history

Replica Magna Carta to be unveiled on 2nd June Library celebrates two mo...

May 25 2017
Helmsley’s in-demand housing development opens information centre

With interest in new homes at Helmsley exceeding expectations and construct...

April 21 2017
Helmsley Walled Garden to host a Wedding & Spring Fair

Helmsley Walled Garden will be hosting a special Wedding and Spring Fair on...

April 18 2017
Dirty Hero – take on the ultimate North Yorkshire challenge event of 2017!

With a month to go till the first event, we are looking for teams to take o...

April 11 2017
“Pop in to Shop” car parking spaces come to Helmsley

Seven parking spaces newly available in town centre to allow shoppers 20 mi...

April 5 2017
TV star Tony Robinson gets hands on at Helmsley’s Duncombe Sawmill

New TV series airing this month gives Tony a woodworking lesson as he explo...

March 3 2017
Helmsley Open Air Pool hopes public meeting will make a splash

Public meeting to discuss the future of the unique pool to be held on 15th ...

February 27 2017
Work begins at Swanland Park in Helmsley

Wharfedale Homes has now begun building a new community of 60 homes at its ...

February 27 2017
Helmsley Community Library needs YOU!

New chapter begins as Helmsley Library taken over by volunteers from 1st Ap...

December 28 2016
Cleveland Way National Trail now live on Google Street View from Boxing Day

360º images showcase the beauty of the longest trail crossing the North...

December 21 2016
Helmsley in Business and Wharfedale Homes announce partnership

Helmsley in Business and Wharfedale Homes have announced they will partner ...

December 16 2016
Angel Festival finds its wings in Helmsley

Helmsley’s inaugural Angel Festival has got off to a flying start – pro...

December 16 2016
Helmsley small business invited to Downing Street to mark Small Business Saturday

A small business from Helmsley was one of 100 from around the country invit...

December 16 2016
Canny Challenge - Helmsley School aims to collect a street full of donations for the Ryedale Food Bank

Helmsley Community Primary School has accepted a challenge from the Helmsle...

November 25 2016
Helmsley gets a new hair do with Funk & Fur charity event to help the homeless

Helmsley will play host to fundraising event ‘THE HAIR DO presents Funk &...

November 22 2016
Make it a Crafty Christmas with a special Helmsley event

Walled Garden to hold festive afternoon of crafts, shopping and exhibitions...

November 22 2016
Angels descend on Heavenly Helmsley as plans for Small Business Saturday revealed

3rd December promises five hours of festive fun and the launch of month-lon...

November 4 2016
Special event helps Helmsley shoppers get Christmas all wrapped up

The Feversham Arms Hotel is holding a special Christmas shopping event to h...

October 24 2016
Helmsley homes shortlisted for new-build housing award

We are pleased to announce Wharfedale Homes was recently shortlisted for Be...

October 24 2016
Helmsley “honoured to host” national Small Business Saturday bus tour

Tour to visit town on Wednesday 2nd November when there will be free worksh...

October 24 2016
Helmsley Walled Garden nominated for prestigious LandLove Award

Helmsley attraction shortlisted in the nation’s Favourite Garden category...

October 24 2016
Helmsley launches Angel Advent Calendar appeal to boost supplies at Ryedale Food Bank ahead of the festive season

Collections will officially launch at the Small Business Bus Tour on 2nd...

October 3 2016
Extended crafty Christmas shopping event

Helmsley Walled Garden and craft workshops are to open for a special exte...

October 3 2016
Plans promise to be angelic this Christmas in Helmsley

Town announces new Angel Festival and fourth annual celebrations for Small ...

October 3 2016
‘Hear ye, hear ye’ – award winning town appoints award winning town crier

Britain’s Best Market town has appointed a town crier – the current hol...

September 6 2016
Helmsley sawmill named in Small Business Saturday UK’s ‘Small Biz 100’ for 2016

A 120-year old manufacturing and retailing sawmill in Helmsley, near York, ...

September 6 2016
Hunters of Helmsley honoured in Great British Food Awards

Yorkshire deli receives highly commended award Local deli Hunters of Helms...

September 6 2016
Helmsley in Business shortlisted for prestigious Community Award

Helmsley in Business has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Community Group...

August 9 2016
Eat like an Olympian with Hunters of Helmsley

Rio inspired Bauru sandwich gets gold medal from Yorkshire deli To celebra...

August 9 2016
Local businesswoman selected to join national taskforce to help promote Women in Enterprise

Helmsley businesswoman Carolyn Frank has been appointed to a national taskf...

August 9 2016
Helmsley in Business celebrates a successful fourth year and welcomes new members and committee

Four years after being set up by two entrepreneurs in the town, independent...

August 9 2016
Helmsley hairdresser awarded Student of the year at York College

Plus owner of Viva Hair raises funds for Helmsley Arts Centre through spons...

June 29 2016
Owner of Duncombe Sawmill heads to Buckingham Palace to receive MBE

Helmsley businesswoman Emma Woods visited Buckingham Palace this week to re...

June 29 2016
Putting Helmsley on the map – new app encourages people to explore on foot

iFootpath collaboration sees walks mapped out across Helmsley and the wider...

June 29 2016
Lazenby Visuals celebrates the arts on its first anniversary

Helmsley art gallery, Lazenby Visuals, is celebrating its first anniversary...

June 29 2016
Game, Set and Match to Hunters of Helmsley as strawberries and cream hit the menu

The 27th June 2016 marks the beginning of Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tour...

June 10 2016
Local businesswoman campaigns for better rural roads

Helmsley business owner joins FSB in calling for investment in neglected ru...

June 10 2016
Helmsley award win takes school pupils to the capital for an educational trip to remember

Twenty five youngsters from Helmsley Community Primary School will head to ...

May 25 2016
Hunters of Helmsley toasts a Yorkshire tipple for English Wine Week

In celebration of English Wine Week (28th May – 5th June) a local vineyar...

May 25 2016
Coach fees get parked in Helmsley

Coach parking is now free in the town’s long stay car park thanks to town...

May 25 2016
Helmsley businesswoman nominated at Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards 2016

The owner of Duncombe Sawmilll, Emma Woods, has been nominated for a Yorksh...

May 1 2016
Helmsley Birds of Prey handler nominated for national award

A 24-year old from Helmsley has been nominated for the national Guardian Sm...

May 1 2016
Hunters of Helmsley launches new gluten free range for Coeliac Awareness Week

9th May heralds the start of Coeliac Awareness Week, and to mark the occasi...

May 1 2016
Author comes to Helmsley to sign copies of humorous tale about the Cleveland Way

Andrew Nichol’s novel follows the story of seven young men tackling th...

April 14 2016
Welly-come to Helmsley for the Tour de Yorkshire

Helmsley encourages people to ‘stay and play’ to enjoy the atmosphere &...

April 1 2016
Helmsley in Business welcomes 12 new members and offers an open invitation for AGM

Independent business group Helmsley in Business is celebrating welcoming 12...

April 1 2016
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas...?

Helmsley starts fundraising for an extra bright 2016 festive season Some d...

April 1 2016
Local business celebrates anniversary with plans for expansion and new jobs

Viva Hair is celebrating its 4th anniversary at the Barkers Yard developmen...

March 22 2016
Yorkshire Chippies Recognised With Quality Award Scheme

Scotts of Helmsley has maintained the National Federation of Fish Friers (N...

March 16 2016
The country’s best shop and the best high street – how does Helmsley do it?

Chipping Norton’s high street is very nice. And Colne’s quirky shop...

March 9 2016
Google Gurus head to Helmsley

Helmsley welcomed experts from technological giant Google this week, offeri...

March 9 2016
Let them eat Pie!

Partnerships are as easy as pie for three local businesses, who have come t...

January 21 2016
Buongiorno Helmsley - Popular Italian restaurant re-opens its doors under new management

The much-loved Gepetto’s Italian restaurant in Helmsley opened its doors ...

January 21 2016
Grand Art Auction to raise funds for Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre is to host a Grand Art Auction to raise vital funds fo...

January 21 2016
Owner of Duncombe Sawmill awarded MBE in New Year Honours

A Helmsley businesswoman has been awarded an MBE for services to rural busi...

January 5 2016
Helmsley continues to fight ‘ludicrous’ Post Office closure proposals

Helmsley in Business is urging the community to come along to a public meet...

December 1 2015
Helmsley crowned best market town high street in Britain

Helmsley has beaten off hundreds of high streets across the country to be n...

November 28 2015
Christmas is all wrapped up with Helmsley’s panto-themed fun day

Festive Fun Day takes place on Small Business Saturday, complete with ice r...

November 20 2015
Small town takes on the big boys for Black Friday

Market town of Helmsley in North Yorkshire urges shoppers to keep it local ...

November 18 2015
Helmsley offers late night crafty Christmas shopping event

Helmsley Walled Garden to open for a special evening event on 11th December...

October 21 2015
Cakes without the calories

World’s First Knitted Cake Festival celebrates 40 entries and £875 raise...

October 21 2015
“Oh no it isn’t”...Helmsley announces Panto themed Christmas Tree Festival and Festive Fun Day

Helmsley in Business has announced it is to hold its fourth annual Christma...

October 21 2015
Helmsley needs public’s help to be crowned Britain’s best high street

Helmsley needs your votes in the national competition to find Britain’s b...

October 10 2015
Helmsley needs your vote as local high streets battle to be Britain’s best

Helmsley beats off competition from hundreds of entries to become finalist ...

October 2 2015
Helmsley’s Traditional Sweet Shop goes bananas to help Orangutan Orphanage

A Helmsley business owner is calling out for sweet-toothed Ryedale resident...

October 2 2015
Hunters of Helmsley clinches Independent Retailer of the Year Award

Hunters of Helmsley is celebrating winning the Independent Retailer of the ...

October 2 2015
North Yorkshire deli Hunters of Helmsley named Britain’s Best Small Shop

Hunters of Helmsley has been named Britain’s Best Small Shop at a House o...

October 2 2015
Helmsley Cafe goes grande with extension

Crema Coffee House fully reopens after taking over No 2 Borogate Popular...

October 2 2015
Not your run of the mill appearance for Helmsley business at Chelsea Flower Show

A Helmsley business specialising in manufacturing quality products from cer...

October 1 2015
We’ve Won....! ‘Hotel of the Year’ ~ Visit York Tourism Awards

The Black Swan, Helmsley is thrilled to have won the prestigious accolade ...

October 1 2015
Helmsley in Business celebrates record boost in numbers

Helmsley in Business is celebrating welcoming 18 local businesses as new me...

September 30 2015
LittleFest takes centre stage at Helmsley for an encore performance

Quirky arts festival returns to Helmsley 25-27 September Helmsley is to ...

September 29 2015
Let them knit cake

Helmsley launches World’s first Knitted Cake Festival Helmsley, in Nor...