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First Richmondshire Business Week launched

Richmondshire’s first ever business week has opened. Business Week is aimed at both established companies and start-ups with a series of free workshops on offer to help support and grow them. Delivered by the District Council, Business Week – from October 7 to 11 - covers everything from the identification of new

Richmond Business Week draws closer

Final preparations for Richmondshire’s first ever business week are underway. The District Council event is aimed at both established companies and start-ups with a series of free workshops on offer to help support and grow them. The week – from October 7 to 11 - will cover everything from the identification of

Funding available for small Richmondshire businesses

A funding stream that has helped more than 180 small Richmondshire businesses over the last six years has been allocated another £60,000. The District Council’s Small Business Grant scheme – which is open to micro and small operations - aims to help increase in turnover and generate new jobs. The 184 businesses

Wallace and Gromit’s favourite Wensleydale cheese waste to heat 4,000 homes

Iona Capital, a low carbon sustainable fund manager, has secured a deal with the Wensleydale Creamery to produce over 10,000 MWh of energy per year from a by-product of cheese making. The new feedstock agreement will see Iona’s Leeming Biogas plant in North Yorkshire process whey permeate, a valuable by-product produced

Yorkshire Dales racing stable on track for growth with new holiday lodges

Sun Hill Farm, a horse racing stable near Leyburn, North Yorkshire, has expanded its holiday lettings business by building six new high-end lodges with support from the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC). The 50-acre farm now has 12 log cabins, a farmhouse and two cottages available for guests. Occupancy for all lets

Tour event licence deadline nears

Organisers of events being planned to celebrate the visit of the Tour de Yorkshire next month are being urged to make sure they have notified the district council. Temporary Event Notices (TENs) may be needed when entertainment and alcohol are involved – but to be processed for the May event they

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