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Daily Express Newspaper

Following inclusion in the Guinness World Record Book 2014 (released 12th Sept 2013), The Daily Express today has done a lovely article on page 20.

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Guinness World Records 2014

12/09/2013 12:00

Guinness World Records Book 2014Guinness World Records Book 2014

The Oldest Sweet Shop is very proud to be included in The World Guinness Book of Records 2014.  It is rare to get into the annual book as only 9% of t...

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Paul Hollywood Pies and Puds

11/09/2013 15:21

Paul Hollywood

Paul Hollywood (Great British Bake Off judge) after recently filming for the BBC at our shop, Paul Hollywood wrote “The best sweet shop in the world” ...

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Daily Mail

We are in the financial section of Mail on Sunday (25th August 2013!).  The story is about the closure of banks in small communities.  Our local bank ...

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Chocolate Toffee Rolls

23/08/2013 13:16

chocolate toffee rolls

Riley’s brothers of Halifax (West Yorkshire) are fondly remembered for their toffee rolls – Rileys Chocolate Toffee Rolls.

The business was later purch...

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Posted in Sweet Facts By Alex Tordoff

Traffic Light Lollipops

15/08/2013 09:35

Traffic Light Lollipop

Everyone remembers these classic retro lollipops!  Watch them change from red to amber to green!

Did you eat these with sherbet?  Or did you eat these ...

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Posted in Sweet Facts By Alex Tordoff

Paul Hollywood TV Baker

08/08/2013 14:02

Paul Hollywood TV Baker

We were delighted to have TV baker Paul Hollywood in our sweet shop on 15th July 2013!  

Really lovely guy who was fascinated with our sweets!  

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Pontefract Cakes

11/07/2013 17:04

Pontefract Cakes

The famous and historic liquorice sweet - Pontefract Cakes!  Like many sweets, they first came about as a medicine.  

Liquorice (a hardy plant) was fir...

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Liquorice Juice Sticks

27/06/2013 19:32

Liquorice Juice

Liquorice has so much history, stories and medicinal properties that I do not know where to start! 

Liquorice comes from the root of the plant Glycyrrh...

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Sweet Shop Yorkshire Living Sweet Shop Yorkshire Living

We are in Yorkshire Living Magazine! Get your free copy throughout Yorkshire in supermarkets, Costa Coffees etc!  Fantastic article by Ruth Campbell,...

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