THE winners of Ryedale’s second business awards were announced this week at a ceremony at the White Swan in Ampleforth.

The winners were: Young Entrepreneur - No Limit Cycling; Learning and Development - Rosti Automotive; Community Contributions - White Swan, Ampleforth; Rural Diversification - Fabric and Flora, Gilda Brader of Thixendale; Long Standing Business - Claridges of Helmsley; Best Dressed Shop Window - Dales of Malton: Food and Drink Hero - Beadlam Grange Farm Shop; and Ryedale Champion - Thomas the Baker.

Organiser Anna Lupton said: “I am delighted we are once again holding the event.

“We have so many businesses in Ryedale to be proud of.”