Phil Bell

Milner Field: Rise, fall and rediscovery

Milner Field: Rise, fall and rediscovery

The Yorkshire Society is committed to promoting and protecting Yorkshire's heritage. Here's a cautionary tale by David Pickersgill on what happens when built heritage isn't protected, kindly provided by History & Heritage Yorkshire NO ORDINARY TRACK IN THE...

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Winners of 2022 Yorkshire Awards announced

Winners of 2022 Yorkshire Awards announced

The Yorkshire Awards are Yorkshire's most prestigious awards and given on behalf of the people of Yorkshire to those who have made them proud to be Yorkshire. On 3rd March 2023, at the 34th Yorkshire Awards Gala Dinner, the following winners will be honoured and...

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Leeds: the centre of forced rhubarb production

Leeds: the centre of forced rhubarb production

By the end of the nineteenth century, Leeds had become the largest producer of forced rhubarb in the United Kingdom. Just before the Great War, 4 to 6,000 tons of rhubarb left Leeds each year to be sold in London and other cities. Yet in 1850 hardly any forced rhubarb...

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A Guide to the Trees of Valley Gardens, Harrogate

A Guide to the Trees of Valley Gardens, Harrogate

PRESS RELEASE A Guide to the Trees of Valley Gardens, Harrogate, by Society member, Jane Blayney, and Simon Hill with a foreword by Martin Fish. Published by VIDAR Media Group Ltd. ISBN 9781999346867 An essential guide to the trees of Valley Gardens Harrogate has just...

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