A Ryedale garden nursery has won recognition for its commitment to investing in the future of the business and its staff.

Pickering-based RV Roger Ltd has achieved Investors in People accreditation and was praised for its productive working atmosphere, the varied nature of the work and effective communication at all levels.

QUIZ NIGHT: The Otterington Shorthorn Inn is to hold a quiz night on Sunday, March 3, at 7.30pm in aid of South Otterington Pre-School. There will be prizes and a raffle.

KEEPING WARM: A scheme offering free home insulation to people in the Ryedale area has almost reached its funding limit - with capacity for only 30 more properties. For information call Yorkshire Energy Partnership on (01904) 545020 quoting “Wrapping up Yorkshire” or visit yorkshireenergypartnership.org.uk/advice to apply online.