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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

Local banking services look set to be retained

Richmondshire District leader Yvonne Peacock is confident that despite the proposed loss of Barclays Bank in Hawes, local banking services will still be provided within the town. Following discussions with Barclays she said it was agreed that the ATM cash machine would remain at its current location and would not be

Heck announces launch of “Silicon Valley” for food innovation in Yorkshire

HECK is launching a new mentoring scheme to support and encourage other Yorkshire-based food businesses, in the wake of grant funding being pulled in the county, post Brexit.  HECK is one of the fastest-growing UK businesses in the food and drink sector,  and is on track to make £30m in 2019.

More cash for apprenticeship scheme

A scheme that helps Richmondshire businesses employ apprentices has received another £20,000 in funding from district councillors. Members of the authority’s Corporate Board have given the green light to the cash award which will mean more small businesses can access help – and they can also use the grant to train

Rooms needed in Richmondshire to help people in temporary housing need

Businesses are being urged to help find accommodation for people in need across Richmondshire. The District Council is appealing to hotel and bed and breakfast business owners to help solve the urgent shortage of temporary rooms. With rooms often empty over the winter months they are being asked to consider renting them

Nursery scoops national award for excellence

A North Yorkshire nursery has received national recognition in the Nursery World awards, for the exceptional quality of its food and the way it is integrated into every day life for its children. Incy Wincy's Day Nursery in Bedale is Ofsted rated Outstanding and has a number of other prestigious awards

North Yorkshire sausage firm gets starring role in Lloyds Bank ad campaign

A family-owned North Yorkshire sausage business has been chosen to feature in Lloyds Bank’s latest national print, radio and online advertising campaign. Running over the next four months. Heck Food feature in a radio ad being broadcast across UK commercial stations. The thirty second clip introduces the team behind the success

Richmondshire apprenticeship scheme welcomes new members

A new scheme to help boost small Richmondshire businesses has welcomed its first members! Yorebridge House in Bainbridge has received cash from the District Council initiative – which has £30,000 in funding to help small district based businesses take on new apprentices. Henry Nel, Sophie Egglestone and Nathan Louw will all increase