Counting Down to Christmas

It’s not long now until Santa Claus comes down the chimney and in preparation for the big day we have hosted a range of exciting activities for all our shoppers to enjoy. We’ve had our Christmas light switch on, real life reindeers, a Christmas craft market and special appearances from Santa Claus and Elf in […]

Shop Local and Support Small Business Saturday

Saturday 6th December is not only one of the busiest shopping periods in the calendar, but it’s also marks Small Business Saturday. Following hot on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday, takes place across the UK and is an initiative, highlighting small business success and encouraging consumers to ‘shop local.’ […]

A Real Spook Fest of a Halloween

Did you get chance to see the creepy crawlies, slithering snakes and ghoulish ghosts at The Ridings this Halloween? We’ve had a jam packed schedule of events in the last few weeks, in fact we’ve had so much fun that we want to share and showcase some of the fantastic pictures from our exciting Halloween […]

Talking Monochrome #fashionfix #humpday

Love this time of the year when trends and fashion styles are in abundance in the stores, lots of choice to satisfy every taste. Black and white statement pieces are everywhere – available in dresses, trousers, skirts, tops and shoes leaving us with decisions, decisions, decisions – what to choose? Monochrome has always been a […]

Looking back..and forward

As the marketing manager for The Ridings for the last 3.5 years, I’ve experienced a rollercoaster of events, emotions and experiences. And as I enter my last week at the Centre I thought I’d share a few reflections-and goodbye- via the blog I started not long after my first few weeks here. No day has […]