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As you may be aware, The York, North Yorkshire & East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership have been asked by the UK Government, alongside all LEPs in England, to produce a Local Industrial Strategy. The strategy, which will be submitted to the UK Government later this year, will determine the next 20 years of productivity and growth. The LEP want to develop long-term priorities that recognise the region’s distinctive places and propel growth that is good: good for people, good for
In this month's Spotlight feature we talk to Annie Drew, who has recently opened up The Feed Room in Raskelf.
1. When did you start your business?
Opened on 26 July 2019
2. What led you to start a business/how did it all begin?
As a child I always said I would have a tea room. In December 2018 the tenants moved out of the building and I started that childhood dream again...The Feed Room was now happening. Right up until I opened
Develop an actionable marketing plan in a day with CIM Marketer Deborah Goodall and Caroline Todd.
Date: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Time: 09:30 - 16:30
Location: The Durham Ox, West Way, York,YO61 4TE
CLICK HERE to book.
We'll look at the key elements of a marketing plan with the aim of making all your communication with your customers and potential customers effective.
This in-depth day workshop will open your eyes to what you should be doing in your
Hambleton District Council is consulting on its budget and the services it provides for next year (2020-21). To help shape the budget proposals the council is inviting businesses to have their say below.
It is a statutory requirement that businesses are included in the budget consultation process and therefore a meeting for local businesses will be held on Tuesday 4 December 2019 from 10am - 12 noon at the district council offices in Northallerton.
If you would like to attend the meeting please
Free local coworking sessions open to all.
The Thirsk Coworking Group is a popular FREE informal coworking event for freelancers, small business owners, homeworkers and those who are otherwise self-employed. Those attending are free to bring their laptops and paperwork etc and enjoy working alongside others, collaborating, chatting and so on. Sessions such as these are great for accountability (getting that piece of work done that you procrastinate over at home/the office), sharing experiences, offering advice and support as appropriate
Thirsk Chamber of Trade Ladies Group Christmas Dinner Dance 2019. The evening's event will include an auction, raffle, live music and disco.
Date: Saturday 16 November 2019
Time: 6:30 pm Drinks Reception | 7pm 3 course meal
Location: Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QR
Dress Code: Black Tie, Fabulous frocks and dancing shoes
Costs: Table of 10 £450 or £48 individual tickets
Tickets and booking forms are available from Luke Millers. All funds raised go towards Thirsk Christmas Lights.
On Saturday 15th June Thirsk School held a huge reunion and alumni event with teachers, staff and pupils past and present from the 62 years since the school first opened their door. During the day local businesses and T&DBA Members were also invited along to network and meet with the school staff about how to build stronger links within the community.
During the meeting businesses met with Head Teacher Emma Lambden and Gordan Pentland, Assistant Head Teacher (Community Development) and Head of
We held our first breakfast networking on 17th May at the Golden Fleece.
There was a great turnout with 20 businesses coming for some networking (and bacon & sausage butties!)
The room was full of people catching up and meeting new faces in a relaxed atmosphere - exactly what networking should be about!
Our next breakfast event will be on Thurs 21st June at Hambleton Ales in Melmerby.
If you want to come, sign up here.
Over 100 business people from Thirsk and the surrounding area attended the launch of Thirsk & District Business Association’s new website and membership scheme on Thursday 22nd March.
Held at Thirsk Racecourse, Guy Baragwanath, Chair of Thirsk & District Business Association spoke about the Association and its vision for the future, one of working together to benefit Thirsk and the surrounding areas, but also the individual businesses.
He went on to explain that the Association was about creating