Chairman's Reports


Winter 2020

Well, Happy New Year and I hope that 2020 is healthy, happy and productive.  I also trust that Christmas trading was good, despite all the political upheavals and market strife.  I need first to apologise profusely for our below par service levels caused by our computer update. This had been 18 months in the planning, […]

Autumn 2019

Well that was the summer, hardly BBQ weather every day, but maybe our expectations were too high?  A summer of contrasts, record high temperatures, storms, a wet August and the Ashes, various festivals, piles of discarded tents and rubbish, has anything changed for the better?  The Rugby World Cup is still to come, Ben Stokes […]

Summer 2019

Welcome to Summer: Wimbledon (with new roof on number one court), Cricket World Cup, Women’s football and netball World Cups, and Golf galore.  We have had the Tour de Yorkshire with all sorts of wet weather (great excitement in our village with the school children out to cheer, and a mock-up of an ancient Ferriby […]

Spring 2019

I have started and stopped this several times in an attempt to portray the right picture and this is likewise probably doomed! Brexit; I am writing this not knowing whether we will or won’t, whether we will smoothly exit or crash out, but businesses have really been left high and dry in terms of options. […]

Winter 2019

Well both Christmas and New Year are over, and I hope that in both business and personal life, you are in a good place.  So in 2019 we might just see a Brexit deal done, and I hope that we can then all get on with our own lives and move on to solving all […]

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