Ice cream maker R&R, which is based at Leeming Bar in North Yorkshire, is taking on hundreds of staff.
The firm has seen sales treble since the start of the warm weather. Its expansion is partly down to relocation from another factory.
Ice cream manufacturer R&R, based in Leeming Bar in North Yorkshire, has seen a 300% increase in demand since the start of the warm weather.
A drug with the potential to cause cancer in humans might have entered the food chain through horse meat slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour has claimed.
Shadow environment secretary and Wakefield MP Mary Creagh told the Commons she had evidence that "several" horses slaughtered in the UK last year tested positive for the carcinogen phenylbutazone.
It's after a Dalepak factory in North Yorkshire was implicated in the horse meat in beefburgers scandal last week. Bosses at the ABP foods plant in Leeming bar insisted only a trace amount was found in their products.
The A1 northbound is partially closed between Baldersby and Leeming Bar, because of an accident.
Volunteers at a North Yorkshire railway are trying to collect 40 miles of coins to pay for an extension to the track.
The Wensleydale Railway, which runs between Leeming Bar and Redmire, re-opened nine years ago.
There are now plans to refurbish the track from Leeming Bar to Northallerton. The county town was once the end of the line. It will cost up to £40 thousand to do the work and the group has raised around half of that so far.
Members of the Wensleydale Railway Association are hoping they will collect enough coins to extend the service in time for its tenth anniversary next summer.