Author Archives: Debbie Garritty

New Chaplain Installed At The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy

On Monday 30th September the newly appointed Chaplain of The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy was formally installed in the presence of the Dean and Sub-Dean of the Chapels Royal, the Right Reverend and Right Honourable Dame Sarah Mullally DBE and the Reverend Canon Paul Wright. Canon Thomas Woodhouse has been appointed to the post […]

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Plastics Recycling Centre Opens In Lancashire

As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability the Duchy of Lancaster is keen to discourage single-use plastics on its farms and to promote recycling wherever possible across its estates. Last year we carried out an audit of our farming tenants to see what measures they had introduced to reduce the use of plastics on […]

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Direct Drilling Key To Soil Health

Following extensive research into various methods of responsible soil management and crop cultivation the Duchy is encouraging tenants to consider direct drilling instead of traditional ploughing. Direct drilling is a system of seed placement where soil is left undisturbed with crop residues on the surface from harvest until sowing. Seeds are delivered into a narrow […]

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Inn At Whitewell Named Pub of the Year

The historic Inn at Whitewell located on the banks of the River Hodder on the Duchy’s Whitewell Estate has been named Pub of the Year for 2020 in the new Good Pub Guide published last week. Described as ‘truly first class’ in every aspect the Inn scores top marks for its décor, atmosphere, food, exceptional […]

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