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KMS heritage apple trees for sale

From Kirkby Fruit Project: In a few weeks time we will be gathering scions ready for grafting from the heritage apple trees around the area.  We only graft trees to order now, so if you would like to buy one of the daughter trees next autumn, you need to get your name on the waiting […]

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Kirkbymoorside heritage apple trees for sale

Old maps show that Kirkbymoorside used to have numerous orchards and was a thriving fruit growing area. Over the years almost all of the old orchards have disappeared so we are now left with just a small number of very old trees which are coming to the end of their lives. The Kirkby Fruit Project, […]

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OUT and ABOUT: Markenfield Hall

The sun has shone once or twice recently and it seemed like a good time to resume our occasional series of less well known things to do and see.  I didn’t expect to be posting this item on such a wet and miserable night, but the sun will shine again.  So… Markenfield Hall? I confess […]

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Can You Help?

The History Group has recently bought an old notebook which belonged to Mr C W Smith from Harome. He was obviously involved with the Methodist movement as the book has records of services and sermons given throughout the circuit back in the 1850s. The problem is that he has used what is believed to be […]

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Community Bakery and water-powered flour mill

You’ll need a spare hour to start with, and probably a cup of tea, to digest this BBC programme. It’s an inspiring combination of community spirit, food lovers, renewable energy and heritage, and it all happened in Bedale which is just over an hours drive from Kirkbymoorside. Locally, Yorkshire Organic Millers are producing organic flour […]

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