THE success of the Great Yorkshire showground as a national venue has led to a new addition to the team.

Mr Paul Davidson, formerly of the Northern Development Company's exhibition unit, has joined Yorkshire Agricultural Enterprises as events co-ordinator.

Over the last five years, a multi-million pound investment programme has transformed the Harrogate showground and £2.5m is being spent on a new exhibition hall.

The new building is due to open in spring, which will almost double the venue's indoor floor space