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The Annual Family Festival at Thirsk & Sowerby Flatts is back bigger and better on Sunday 4th August.
Date: Sunday 4th August 2019
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Thirsk & Soweby Flatts, Thirsk, YO7 1LY
Cost: FREE Entry
Activities and events include:
- Soapbox Derby
- Laser clay pigeon shooting
- Tug of War
- Food and drink stalls
- Craft Stalls
- Climbing Wall
- Dog show
- Birds of Prey
- Bouncy castles
- And much much more!!
Head over to the Festival's events page for all
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 Chirstmas Lights.
Have you hit a STOP in the growth of your reach on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter or Linked In? Not 100% on how to use Social Media to help grow your business?
Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019
Time: 09:30 – 16:30
Location: The Durham Ox, West Way, York, YO61 4TE
Costs: £104.79 (Includes lunch at The Durham Ox)
- Review current social media & marketing activity
- Define target audience & whether they are using social media & if so which
Minster FM's Listener Choice Awards are back for a fourth year and nominations are now open! Enter your Thirsk Business into the awards.
The Listener Choice Awards are like no other awards, they recognise businesses and organisations that make a real difference to life in our area. There are no judges, the winners are chosen by votes gathered from our listeners.
The awards ceremony, supported by Streamline Taxis will take place at York Barbican on Monday 21st October.
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In this month's Spotlight feature we talk to Rob Davies from It’seeze Websites, read on to find out more from Rob.
1. When did you start your business?
1st April 2014
2. What led you to start a business/how did it all begin?
Throughout my career I’ve worked in advertising agencies and design companies, advising businesses on how to promote and market themselves. In 2013, having sold my previous online business, I discovered the it’seeze website franchise, which I found to
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
Come and be an integral part of the Strategic Housing Partnership working across York, North Yorkshire and East Riding, working to double the housebuilding rate across the sub region.
Housing Strategy Manager - York, North Yorkshire & East Riding
Grade 14 - £38,227 Pro Rata
30 Hours Part Time
We are looking for a Manager for our Housing Partnership who will work to support the housing growth aims of the Housing Board, Directors of Development and Local Enterprise Partnership
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 and working alongside like-minded individuals.
Thirsk independent traders have collaborated to create a their very own ‘Christmas in Thirsk’ video on social media, a spoof of the Visa UK Christmas advert, featuring local shopkeepers singing along to the Mariah Carey song ‘All I Want For Christmas is You’. The commercial is a rallying cry to the community to shop local in the run up to Christmas.
Richard Gladstone of the Connection Gallery Thirsk, said “I really like the Visa UK Christmas Advert but when I
Thirsk makes it into the Special Mention category for the Great British High Street Competition as recognition by the shortlisting panel.
They received 240 entries across the ‘Champion’ and ‘Rising Star’ categories this year. It has been fantastic to see such a strong response from across the country for this year’s awards – a real testament to the important role that high streets play in our lives and our communities.
It is therefore a great achievement for Thirsk to