Pickering is the perfect base for your visit to North Yorkshire and the town is getting even better.
Currently there are no empty shops with Olivia Rose openning this weekend -selling local art,crafts,gifts and Pickering produced cakes.
Work has started on the HSBC building which is becoming a Costa -an interesting alternative to the many quality independent outlets.
The Black Swan has changed with a micro brewery,cocktail bar and food.
There is a Heritage Lottery Fund bid being prepared for £1.5 million to restore, light and protect the medieval wall paintings in the parish church.
This coming weekend Flying Scotsman arrives for 10 days on the North Yorks Moors Railway-think all travelling space has gone but why not kust come to see this iconic locomotive following a multi million pound restoration.
There are talks aimed at improving the weeekly market about to start and we have a growing an increasingly influential Business Group.
Why not come and see for yourselves?