Sylvia Bartle, Jeanette Martin, Coun Ros Jump, Sandra Martin, Jean Dex, and Jean Kendal walking through Dunswell, near Beverley, a village in Yorkshire that has the most rapidly ageing population.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Yorkshire community has the biggest increase in over-65s

Just a few miles away, Dunswell has experienced a similar change to Cherry Burton, but on a grander scale. It has seen
the most rapid increase in over-65s in Yorkshire – rising from four per cent to 30 per cent of the population in the past 30 years.

Sheffield-based Granton Medical is celebrating 20 years of manufacturing Self Seal Sterilisation Pouches

400-year old firm celebrates landmark

One of Yorkshire’s oldest family-run businesses, which started life in Sheffield over 400 years ago, is celebrating two decades of producing sterile pouches that prevent the spread of infection in dental surgeries, hospitals, veterinary practices and tattoo clinics.

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