Archives for 2015

Book: Is the Mary Rose warship mystery solved at last?

Author Ray Morris has come up with a startling theory that could explain the 470-year-long mystery about why King Henry VIII’s favourite ship, the Mary Rose, sank off Southsea Castle in 1545. The result is a fictionalised account entitled ‘‘Out of the Blue’’, published by Urban Media Publishing. Buy it now from our bookshop! Ray’s […]

Poignant book remembers the Wootton Bassett repatriation journeys

A former policeman has written a touching book about the repatriation of service personnel killed in Afghanistan and whose journeys spurred the people of Wootton Bassett to stage their own admirable form of respect. Jarra Brown now lives in Cyprus but the former Commando turned police officer has written ‘46 Miles – A Journey of […]

Sacrifice of soldiers highlighted by book

When 345 coffins made their way through the Wiltshire town of Wootton Bassett, the impromptu show of respect from townspeople caught the attention of people around the UK and the world. Now the former Commando turned policeman who helped to organise the safe passage of the coffins from RAF Lyneham to Oxford has written a […]

York estate agents Redmove support MacMillan Nurses

Generous York estate agency Redmove is helping fund the work of MacMillan Nurses in the area with a special campaign. The firm is one of York’s busiest estate agents and they will pay £27 for every new instruction they recieve from clients during September as part of the cahrity’s famous ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ fundraising […]

Out of the Blue by Ray Morris

Ray Morris was born in Wednesbury in the West Midlands, and after attending art college pursued a career as an advertising executive in Birmingham and Wolverhampton until redundancy necessitated a change in direction. He obtained a B’ Ed (Hons) Degree at Wolverhampton University and embarked on a career as a teacher of Design Technology and […]

York estate agent celebrates major qualification

A York estate agent is celebrating passing her professional NAEA exams – after taking and passing four exams in one go! Natalie Hick works at Redmove and now the qualified estate agent is recognised by the industry’s governing body as a ‘property professional of excellence’. The NAEA exams are notoriously difficult to pass and require […]

The Deep is one step closer to being ‘greener’

Solar panels have now been installed at one of the region’s best known tourist attractions as it works towards reducing its fuel bill and helping the environment. Award-winning firm Discover Energy won the contract to carry out the installation for The Deep in Hull and a team has spent several days fitting and connecting the […]

How one East Yorkshire tourist attraction cut its electric bill by 40%

As an award-winning tourist attraction in East Yorkshire, the owners of Wolds Village appreciate that customer service and attention to detail are key to success. Chris and Sally Brealey run the popular attraction in Bainton, near Driffield, which consists of a restaurant and tearooms, an art gallery, bed and breakfast accommodation and a craft shop. […]

Discover Energy picks up major renewables award

A rapidly growing renewable energy firm has picked up a prestigious award in recognition of their ‘inspiring hard work’ and efforts to promote the benefits of solar energy power. Beverley-based Discover Energy has won the Small Business of the Year category in the Humber Renewables and Green Energy Awards at a ceremony which attracted the […]

York estate agent Redmove celebrates success with office move

Thriving York estate and lettings agency Redmove is celebrating its growing success with a move to larger premises and a promise that more jobs will be created as a result. The company has moved to Arabesque House on Monk’s Cross in York to meet the needs from its rapidly growing client base.