Entries by aronpaul

Top tips for protecting your Yorkstone flags from thieves

The natural beauty and hardwearing properties of Yorkshire stone flags have made them a real favourite with homeowners and designers but, unfortunately, they have also caught the eye of criminals. With demand for flagstones currently very high, thieves have been trying to cash in by stealing the valuable materials from gardens, driveways and even pavements […]

Yorkshire dry stone walling competition launched

The 2014 Dry Stone Wall Competition is underway. The search is on to find Yorkshire’s best dry stone wall, after a contest designed to promote the traditional craft was launched. The Country and Land Business Association (CLA) is organising the 2014 Dry Stone Wall Competition in conjunction with the Yorkshire Dry Stone Walling Guild. Judges […]

Go green with reclaimed stone

Reclaimed Yorkstone is chosen for many building projects because of its durable properties and character-filled appearance, but using it also has significant environmental benefits. The construction industry is a major contributor to the UK’s carbon emissions and it is estimated that 10% of the country’s emissions are generated by the manufacture and transport of building […]