An Ilkley pub reopened following a six-figure refurbishment, creating up to 20 new jobs in the process

The Greene King Pub & Carvery, the Generous Pioneer in Ilkley Road, Burley In Wharfedale, has a new carvery serving fresh food every day. The drinks range has also been extended.

Josh Cartwright, general manager at the Generous Pioneer, said: “The Generous Pioneer has always been a popular destination for people in Ilkley, so we’re pleased to be able to offer an improved food and drink offering to our regulars and new customers alike.

“The investment has been a real success, with great feedback on the new carvery, and pub atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming loyal and new guests over the coming months.”