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Let’s bring back Leyburn’s Shawl Tea Festival

Wouldn’t it be great to revive the Leyburn Shawl Tea Festival? After all, there’s a tea room in town that specialises in loose-leaf; there’s a tea pottery just outside Leyburn; and Yorkshire has lots of top people with tea expertise … Continue reading

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The curse of Carlisle? Not on its tea rooms and coffee shops, or its cathedral

With a big McVitie’s factory on the edge of the city centre, I was kind of surprised that nobody was selling digestive biscuits to have with coffee or tea in Carlisle. It might be a nice gimmick, but I guess … Continue reading

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