Author Archives: John Gray

Plastic-free shopping! – and Bishy Road’s newest shop opens today

It’s great to see how many shoppers and shops are really thinking about reducing single-use plastic on Bishy Road. We hope you enjoy your local shopping this Christmas!     Bishopthorpe Road’s newest shop, zero-waste-themed The Bishy Weigh, opened this … Continue reading

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Local makers taking part in this year’s Craft-y-Crawl

Our annual celebration of local craft-folk and makers takes place midday to 4pm, Sunday 18 November. CHere (as a download) is the list of local pubs and households for you to plan your visits!; the list is also copied below. And … Continue reading

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Tasty Marrow and Ginger jam…

… made from marrows from the community garden at St Clements Church. Recipe: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/7565/marrow-and-ginger-jam  

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Announcing our ever-popular Craft-y-Crawl, 18 November 2018

Here’s our poster for the Craft-y-Crawl, hot off the press – you can also save the image to print and display in your window – thank you!

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Craft-y-Crawl update – change to event timings; and update on spaces at the Winning Post and The Golden Ball

Update to timings on the day (Sunday 18 November) : time change, the event will now run from midday to 4pm. The Winning Post pub on Bishopthorpe Road is now available if you don’t have display space at home or at … Continue reading

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Craft-y-Crawl 2018 – makers, here’s your chance to sign up :)

Sunday 18 November sees the return of our Craft-y-Crawl, a Sunday stroll round the streets of the South Bank area of York. The event, which runs from midday to 4pm, offers a chance for local artists and craftspeople to display … Continue reading

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A zero-waste shop for Bishy Road?

Alice Hildred, of White Rose Bakes and a volunteer gardener at Planet South Bank’s Community Garden at St Clements Church, is hoping to open Bishy Road’s first zero-waste shop. You help make this happen… Alice is doing some market research  – this link  … Continue reading

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