Lots of lovely refurbishment going on in the town at the moment. As you have probably noticed, the Moorside Store (aka the greengrocer) is closed until the end of this week, for a make-over. Over the road, the Age UK shop is also closed for a similar up-grade, re-opening on September 23. Meanwhile, the scaffolding […]
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From Carol, Manager of the Kirkbymoorside Age UK shop: Due to illness, we need volunteers to help with steaming and processing clothes for our shop in Kirkbymoorside. Its a great place to volunteer and we already have a great team of 25 volunteers who do an assortment of things in the shop. If you feel […]
From Carol, Manager of the Age UK shop With Spring well and truly upon us, thousands of people will be getting set to undertake a good old fashioned spring clean, tackling a range of chores and clearing their homes of unwanted clutter in readiness for the better weather. Rather than throwing things away, the Age […]
If you’ve been up the high street this week, you may have noticed a change at what was Baines’ greengrocers, now Moorside greengrocers. David and Brigit Baines have returned to their first love, boat building, which is obviously not very practical in Kirkbymoorside, so they have moved away, and the business has been taken over […]
From Carol, Manager at the Age UK shop in Kirkby Market Place: Great news for our customers! On Friday and Saturday this week we are going to have a half price sale on all our donated items. On both days we are open from 9.00am to 5.00pm and expect to be very busy, so be […]
After 10 days of hard work Kirkbymoorside’s gift shop re-opened this morning and looks fabulous. The wooden floors have been sanded and stained, walls have been painted and papered and gorgeous country style furniture from Hills Interiors has been added to the range. Visit Something Special on Facebook and do pop in to the shop […]
From Carol, Manager at Kirkbymoorside’s Age UK shop Buyers are pouring in faster than donations, which is good news in the short term, but we are running out of stock! So if you are down-sizing, spring cleaning, or just plain tidying up, please remember that we welcome donations of clothes, books, household items, toys, almost […]
Came across this training course being run in York by the cleverly named ‘Made You Look, Made You Stare’ – here’s the blurb: Theory, groundwork, basic display rules & composition, grouping. Fixtures, props, signage, colour, lighting, suspension, panel displays, tool kit, merchandise handling. …and plenty of inspiration! Lasting a full day, the morning will consist […]
Lidl is opening it’s new store tomorrow, creating 16 full and part-time jobs. The store, in Vivis Lane, will open at 8am. Spokeswoman Clare Norman said: We’re particularly excited about the new store in Pickering, and being able to serve the local residents with our fresh, quality produce delivered to stores every day”. Special promotions, […]
Have you read Selina Scott’s recent Telegraph article about the battle Malton traders are fighting to protect their future? In it she mentions Kirkbymoorside’s ongoing skirmish over the Gladman Housing development – you can read it here.
The lovely Timeless Treasures shop located on West End in Kirkbymoorside will be available to rent in the New Year. Miriam Everett is expanding into bigger premises which is great news for all her loyal customers. If you are interested please give Tony Everett a ring on 07900 026744. **STOP PRESS** Within hours of appearing […]
Today sees the opening of a new shop at 2 Market Place – formerly Victoria Rose Interiors. Past to Presents, which was housed on the first floor of Summit Bookshop, has extended their floorspace to these premises over the road. Lyn Clarke is thrilled with the new layout, which gives so much more scope for displays. […]
From Carol and her team at the Age UK shop Thank you to all our customers for their continued support, we hope you had a great Christmas and New Year. We had a lot of support on our Christmas evening, a great time was had by all. We would like to thank the Co-op in […]
Kirkby Fruit Pickers are in full swing at the moment, offering our time for free, picking apples that would otherwise fall off and rot in people’s gardens around Kirkby. Despite the dire fruit crop this year, there are still some trees that have produced heavy crops of beautiful fruit – big, juicy, crunchy, fresh apples […]
This month provides the opportunity to focus on local independent retailers in Kirkbymoorside and it was lovely yesterday to spend a bit of time in our local gift and antique clock shop ‘Something Special’. Run by the Snowden family for the last 9 years this shop offers one of the warmest welcomes in town and fantastic customer service. If you […]
To mark this special month celebrating and promoting independent retailers the Home Decorating Centre is giving away a very cute Dulux Dog soft toy with every £30 worth of Dulux paint purchased. You can see shop owner Marie pictured with a couple of the dogs in this slide show. The Home Decorating Centre has been […]
Independent Retailer Month is a global “Shop Local” campaign that runs throughout July. The campaign highlights the important role smaller, local, independent retailers play in the communities they serve, the local economy they contribute to, and in the retail sector as a whole. Look out on the blog for profiles of all Kirkbymoorside’s independent shops […]
Helen at our local pet shop Scallywags has been in touch and wants you to know about some great offers she is currently running. So here they are: A new product called Bob Martin Flea Clear – it’s a spot on treatment to kills fleas and ticks and contains the active ingredient Fipronil, which is […]
Continuing our occasional series of less well known things to do and see this summer. “Shopping?” I hear you say, “we thought this was about a nice day out!” And so it is. Whitby is becoming increasingly touristy, and that means lots more of ye olde gift shoppes, tacky ‘souvenirs’, candy floss and ‘kiss-me-quick’ hats. […]
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Bit of a surprise to see a For Sale sign going up outside the newsagents today. The agents are Christie & Co who as yet are not carrying the details. When they do we’ll post a link. The ref. number for searching on their website will be 5416589. The asking price is £115K.
The architects plans for this retail development can now be viewed online where you can also leave your comments on the proposal. You have until May 23rd. I have reproduced them here though you may find them easier to read by going to the LDP Planning website. So what do you think? If we are to […]
What would you like to see in a new and improved Spar?
Replacement of the Vauxhall Garage with a food retail store. Here’s what the developers have to say about it on their website: The proposed development involves the demolition of the Vauxhall garage and its replacement with a food retail store with ancillary parking. Plans are not yet prepared; however, these will be available to view […]
At the Town Council Meeting on Monday 16 March councillors discussed ideas for celebrating the Diamond Jubilee in the town. Planning is at an early stage and we’d really like your thoughts and ideas but this is the rough outline to date: No event would be the same without our wonderful Brass Band and it […]
When Lynn Simm closed her successful fabric shop on Piercy End to look after daughter who was ill it took on a new role as Minim Music, this you’ll remember then became a charity shop raising much needed funds for the eco-build. Now Lynn is back but, with family commitments still a big part of her life, only part time. […]
You are invited to the launch of the second edition of the town’s shopping guide on: Tuesday 18th October, 7- 9pm, at the Memorial Hall Please bring some drink and nibbles to share. There will be information about local food and recycling and the Green Neighbourhood Challenge. All Welcome.
The following interview was carried out by blog editor Gareth Jenkins with Deborah Hymes, Regional Corporate Affairs Manager for Tesco in this part of North Yorkshire. In addition Peter Wrathmell from IPB Communications, a PR agency used by Tesco, was present behind the camera. I am very grateful to both Deborah and Peter for agreeing […]
The following information has been provided by Chris Dowie, the Mayor of Kirkbymoorside: Yesterday Allie Gunton gave me a copy of the letter that Tesco sent to all the traders in the town. The first paragraph states, “Recent research carried out for the council shows that 68% of Kirkbymoorside residents currently travel out of the […]
Supermarket giant Tesco is holding a public exhibition next week of its plans for a store in town. The company is proposing to build a store with a net sales area of 10,200 square-foot store on land at the back of Russell’s Yard, adjoining the residential development which is currently being built. The store would create 100 […]
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