The team at a Bradford-headquartered garden centre group is celebrating after reaching the final of a regional food and drink business award.

Yorkshire Garden Centres has been shortlisted in the Best Retailer category in the Azets Food and Drink Business Awards.

Managing director Mark Farnsworth, said: "We have grown our family of garden centres from one to four and now have stores with a strong regional food and drink offering in Tong, Tingley, Otley and Bingley.

"We're proud and delighted to have reached the final of this prestigious award and are looking forward to celebrating Yorkshire's amazing food and drink businesses at the dinner."

Yorkshire Garden Centres faces competition from fellow finalists, Cedarbarn Farm Shop, York Gin and Weetons Food Hall. The team will learn whether they have been successful at an awards ceremony on Thursday, 27th April, at the Parade Ring Restaurant, York Racecourse.

Based at Tong Garden Centre, the Yorkshire Garden Centres group comprises the original Tong Lane site, Tingley Garden Centre which opened in 2022 plus two Stephen H Smith's centres at Otley and Bingley that were acquired last summer.