Category Archives: Yorkshire Business and Money

Commercial and economic businesses in Yorkshire

Where to Win Lottery Funding

The Peoples Post Code Lottery has made payment of over £147k to the “Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust” a charity that works to support the environmental, social and economic well-being of the Dales. The Millenium Trust itself supports many projects in … Continue reading

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Jowett the Yorkshire Javelin Ahead of Time

The two seater soft top Jowett Jupiter was developed from the success of the Javelin in 1950. The streamlined shape implied speed and was a well engineered car with stronger brakes and new features. It had a steel tube frame … Continue reading

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Skipton’s Other Ecological Building Society

Yorkshire folk have always been canny with their brass, so it is no surprise we have started some of the greatest building societies in the country. Building societies can be traced back to the industrial revolution, when they were set … Continue reading

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Bah Humbugs Sweetie Shop

Masham is really for beer not sweets but in the corner of the  market square is a shop to treasure. Not only because they offer Licourice sweets from New Zealand, Holland and Pontefract but because they seem to be going … Continue reading

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Close Shave Edwardian Style

Sheffield steel for 21/- with a silver plated handle – What Luxury for shavers in this 1913 advertisement from The Durham-Duplex Razor Co Ltd of Sheffield. A guinea would have gone a long way in 1913. Durham Duplex still manufacture … Continue reading

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Egged on to Save with Hammonds Sauce

We are rightly proud of our Yorkshire traditions when it comes to money. So it was heartening that Yorkshire Building Society were set to grow with the acquisition of Egg Banking.  The society will take on Egg’s mortgage and savings … Continue reading

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County of Shopkeepers and Jokers

Yorkshire has been the birthplace of many retail organisations. Where would the high street be without  Asda,  Morrisons and Marks & Spencer just for example. More to the point where have names like Burtons the Tailors and Crockatts the Cleaners … Continue reading

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Burmantofts Pottery & The Kiln

Terra Cotta works at the Rock Colliery, later to be named Burmantofts Pottery, opened in 1842 producing chimney pots and fire bricks from local clay. Gardeners will know there is lots of clay around but this was the real maccoy. … Continue reading

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Dragons in Hebden Bridge

One of the animals at this charity shop must be a Dragon.Theo Paphitis by name and former dragon by nature. Theo Paphitis wss one of the Dragon’s Den personalities that entrepreneurs would like to capture. Good luck to any aspiring … Continue reading

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Provident, Payday or Credit Union Loans

Not having money costs you and it is a vicious circle of debt and high often unfair cost. Cheap at No Price 118 118 Money are offering loans over 2 years at a representative 99.9% APR. (Annual percentage rate) Instant … Continue reading

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