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David Lord Retirement

After 38 years at Halifax Estates, 34 of which were at the helm, David Lord retired on 3rd May, handing ov

Frank Palmer Retirement

Frank Palmer, our Head Gamekeeper for 18 years, has made the decision to retire on 13 March 2024. The Garrowby Shoot

DAVID LORD’S RETIREMENT

David Lord will be retiring from the position of Resident Agent on the 3rd May 2024, after 38 years’

SEAN EDWARDS - 25 YEARS’ SERVICE

Sean came to Halifax Estates as Head Forester in April 1998 and took over from Terry Herron who moved to the National

Bugthorpe Book Exchange

The newly refurbished telephone box is now fully stocked with an eclectic selection of books.  Please feel free

Baby news!

Congratulations to our Head Builder Jon and his partner Anneka on the safe arrival of Susie Elizabeth Welburn born on

Christmas Celebrations

The Estate team enjoyed a wonderful evening at Givendale Barn on 17th December .

Happy Christmas all! 

Christmas Celebrations

The Estate team enjoyed a wonderful evening at Givendale Barn on 17th December .

Happy Christmas all!

Christmas trees for sale from 1st December

Come and visit the Garrowby Estate Sawmill to purchase your Christmas Tree this festive season.

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Wedding Congratulations

Congratulations Joe & Tammy who tied the knot on Saturday 22nd October.  Wishing you both a very happy futur

Getting into the Halloween spirit at Honeysuckle Cottage, Bugthorpe!

Garrowby Rush

On the basis of the overwhelming number of objections to the project that have been received to date, Halifax Estates

Garrowby Rush Consultation

Garrowby Rush

Following the consultation held on Thursday 15th September with residents of Bisho

Change of career for Tich!

The Estate wish Andrew Kettlestring (aka Tich) and his partner Sophie all the best with their new adventure 

FAREWELL TO DENISE

After 22 years’ of dedicated service, Denise Whitaker retired on Wednesday 22nd June from her positi

SIMON LEATHER 1966 - 2022

It is with immense sadness that I report the recent death of Simon Leather who was Assistant Agent for Halifax Estate

OIL SYNICATE - next order date is 7th February 2023

We will be placing the next oil syndicate order on Tuesday 7th February 2023, please ensur

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

On Sunday 5th June almost 600 guests joined Lord and Lady Halifax and Lord Irwin to celebrate the Queens P

Wedding Congratulations

Congratulations to Sam who married Sophie at Bishop Wilton church on Saturday 7th May.  Sam joined Halifax Estat

Ukrainian Refugee Appeal

We’re delighted that a Ukrainian family have been found to move into a Garrowby Estate property in Bishop Wilto

Holiday Cottage now available

We are proud to launch our first holiday cottage in Bishop Wilton.  Fleece Cottage is a welcoming three bedroom

Bugthorpe & Kirby Underdale Litter Pick

The weather stayed fine for the Litter Pick last Saturday, there were 34 bags of litter collected, together

NO OIL SYNDICATE ORDER IN APRIL 2022

The next oil syndicate order would normally be on Tuesday 5th April 2022, unfortunately du

Community Litter Pick

COMMUNITY LITTER PICK - SATURDAY 19th MARCH 2022

Christmas Jumper fundraiser

The staff at the Estate Office put on their Christmas jumpers and raised £140 for York Against Cancer.  Th

Christmas Trees

Come and visit the Garrowby Estate Sawmill to purchase your Christmas Tree this festive season.

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Report a repair fault

Unfortunately the "report a repair" feature on the website is not currently working, until this problem has

First Aid Training

During September 17 employees successfully completed training and assessment in Emergency First Aid at Work.  Th

Accountant increases in value!

Sue celebrated her 60th birthday on 26th May with a delcious cake made by Hatty Lord.  Happy birthday Sue!

Malcolm enjoys a well-earned sit down following the presentation of a bench to mark his retirement from Lord Halifax and Lord Irwin.

Malcolm retired from the post of Clerk of Work on Thursday 1st April 2021 after 19 years of dedicated serv

Malcolm enjoys a well-earned sit down following the presentation of a bench to mark his retirement from Lord Halifax and Lord Irwin.

Bugthorpe & Kirby Underdale Litter Pick - ‘A willing little helper!’

The weather stayed fine for the Litter Pick last Sunday, there were 32 bags of rubbish collected, together with misce

Bugthorpe and Kirby Underdale Litter Pick

Come and join the Litter Pick on 

SUNDAY 21ST MARCH 2021

To conform with Covid restrictions

Oil Syndicate - NEXT ORDER DATE is 2nd August 2022

We will be placing the next oil syndicate order on Tuesday 2nd August 2022, please ensure

Estate Office Ladies Santa Run in aid of Dove House Hospice

* Thank you to everyone who supported the Santa dash on Friday, over £1400 raised for Dove House Hospice *

Christmas Trees For Sale From The 1st December 2020

Come and visit the Garrowby Estate Sawmill to purchase your Christmas Tree this festive season.

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Kirby Underdale Halloween Pumpkins

To celebrate Halloween this year, the children of Kirby Underdale judged the Halloween pumpkins that were carved by t

Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

On Friday 25th September 2020, Lady Halifax held a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Bugthorpe&nbs

Bugthorpe Village Website Launch

The launch of the Bugthorpe Village website www.bugthorpevillage.co.

The Garrowby Limousins Website is live!

The website is now live! https://www.garrowbylimousins.co

Gumdrop wins at Chester Racecourse

Gumdrop wins really well at Chester racecourse, congratulations to owner breeders Lord and Lady Halifax.

Coronavirus Track & Trace Scams Advice

Staying Covid Secure

The Estate Office is now fully staffed following Covid-19 restrictions.  Risk assessments have been carried out

Rebecca Oddy - New Assistant Agent

Welcome to Rebecca Oddy who has joined the team as Assistant Agent, taking over from Tom Julian. Rebecca has previous

75th Anniversary VE Day Celebrations

Unfortunately coronavirus restricted the 75th Anniversary VE Day celebrations on Garrowby Estate last Frid

David Lord's Birthday

We had coffee and cake at the office this morning, adhering to social distancing, to celebrate David Lord's

Tom Atkinson - Graduated as a Chartered Construction Manager

Following successfully qualifying as a Chartered Construction Manager, Tom Atkinson was presented with his award at a

Coronavirus Update

Due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic please do not come to the Estate office, should you need to speak to

Pedigree Limousin Bull Semen Available

Limousin bulls Plumtree Fantastic and Ampertain Magnum semen straws available directly from Garrowby Farm (Tel 07876

Bugthorpe and Kirby Underdale Litter Pick (POSTPONED)

POSTPONED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC - NEW DATE TBC WHEN RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN LIFTED

Garrowby Farm Heifer Awarded 2020 Spring Spectacular Champion

The 2020 Spring Spectacular Show and Sale was held at Leyburn Auction Mart on 27th & 28th F

Tom Julian - Leaving Presentation

Estate staff joined Lord Halifax, Lady Halifax, Lord Irwin and David Lord (Agent) at Garrowby Hall on Friday 21s

A New Arrival at Garrowby Stud

On the 13th February 2020, Garrowby Stud welcomed their new arrival "Junior", a colt foal out of

New Members of Staff

We welcome the following new members of staff to Halifax Estates:

Patrick Shipley - Assistant Stockperson,

Tom Julian - Assistant Agent Leaving

Tom Julian, Assistant Agent, will be leaving Halifax Estates on Friday 21st February 2020 after 5 years.

We

Purchase of the Gunnerfleet Herd

Garrowby Farm has purchased the renowned Gunnerfleet pedigree Limousin herd from Ian Handley who, with his father, ha

Bugthorpe Church of England Primary School

Bugthorpe Primary CE Primary School will be running a 'Stay and Play' activity session every Wednesday betwee

Countryside Learning Day

Another succesful Countryside Learning Day was held on the Garrowby Estate on the 3rd July 2019. The day wa

Uncleby Education Centre, Kirby Underdale, York

Halifax Estates have worked closely with local farmers, Natural England and East Riding of Yorkshire Council to renov

Halifax Estates Submits Representations On Local Plan

Halifax Estates has submitted representations to City of York Council on its draft Local Plan.

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