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Co-working space opens in Skipton

Qworkery, at 12b Otley Street, held an open event to showcase its recently renovated offices with around 20 workstations including hot desking and fixed desk rental. It has received backing from GPLD to fund two desks specifically reserved for use by young freelancers. GPLD, a Heritage Lottery and Arts Council-funded programme which

Rural Solutions makes two new strategic appointments

Nationwide Rural Diversification, Planning and Development specialists Rural Solutions has made two key appointments. Dawn Mercer joins as a senior consultant based in Oxfordshire and Richard Baldwin joins as associate director at the company’s headquarters in Skipton. Both will be part of the growing advisory team. Dawn comes to Rural Solutions from

Yorkshire training company launch UK’s largest online agricultural resource bank

Skipton-based training developer, adaptiVLE has launched a new online portal designed to encourage more people to undertake further education studies. The portal is the UK’s largest educational resource bank for land-based subjects, featuring over 300 online modules to support agricultural and veterinary courses. It will be accessed by students from over

Rural Solutions and The Landscape Agency working together for better outcomes

Skipton based Rural Solutions has announced an official working alliance with The Landscape Agency. The Rural Solutions team has appointed landscape architects, Matt Jarvis and Alex Robinson previously of The Landscape Agency to join the business and set up a new division. This means that Rural Solutions will now be able to

New ShopAppy website launched in time for Christmas

Skipton businessman Andrew Mear is helping to introduce a new on-line service designed to boost local shopping in the town. Andrew, md of Eagerlux, which owns High Corn Mill, High Street House and Victoria Square, is keen to promote a new shopping website - ShopAppy − which has recently been featured

AKA PR to handle Giggleswick School PR

Skipton-based AKA PR has been appointed by Giggleswick School to handle its public and media relations. Aire Valley's longest established PR consultancy will help build brand awareness and raise the profile of the school using strategic and targeted communications to reach a wider audience. Giggleswick School is an independent, co-educational day and

The Home Company celebrates successful first year

Pictured are The Home Company team in celebratory mood   Skipton's long established furniture and furnishings store, The Home Company, is celebrating a successful first year under new ownership.  Local businessman, property entrepreneur and owner of High Corn Mill, Andrew Mear took over the running of the business in autumn 2015, from Robert

Skipton’s High Corn Mill retains Visit England quality standard

Pictured is Andrew Mear, owner of High Corn Mill   One of Skipton's most historic buildings, High Corn Mill, has retained its accreditation as a VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction for the second time running.  The prestigious recognition means that the mill has been rigorously assessed by the VisitEngland quality team including; car

The Home Company invests in new fleet

Skipton's lifestyle store, The Home Company, has invested in a new fleet of vehicles to support the store's continued growth.  Featuring the store's livery, a Ford Fiesta Zetec and two vans, a Renault and a Ford, will be busy delivering orders from The Home Company to anyone based within the Yorkshire/Lancashire

New lifestyle store to open in Skipton

A new independent lifestyle store has opened in Skipton’s medieval High Corn Mill. Maud's House, owned by Hattie Crook and named after her great grandmother, will offer a selection of contemporary homewares and gifts, including lighting, small furniture, exclusive prints and cards - bringing the best of Danish and Dutch design to

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