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Hambleton business survey underway

A major survey of the future needs of businesses located on Industrial Estates and Business Parks across Hambleton is underway. In the next week around 800 companies will receive a questionnaire to complete – and district council officers will be visiting 180 business owners. It is the first time Hambleton District Council

Northallerton Prison within reach council ownership

Plans to develop Northallerton’s former prison are gathering pace – after delays caused by the General Election. Hambleton District Council formally agreed to buy the site with a view to developing it some months ago – but transfer of the site was held up within the Ministry of Justice due to

Graduate scheme opens for business in Hambleton

Hambleton District Council’s first ever graduate internship scheme has opened its doors for applications. The authority has joined forces with Teesside University in a new initiative to encourage business growth – and support graduate employment. And a Stokesley business is the first to show a keen interest in the scheme – Analox

Carter Jonas planning & development team strengthened in Leeds

National property consultancy Carter Jonas is expanding its northern planning and development team with the appointment of Stephen Courcier as senior planner in their Leeds office. Stephen joined Carter Jonas’ planning and development division following roles in local government at Selby District Council and Wakefield District Council where he was involved

£150,000 helping hand for jobless young people

An initiative to help young people get on to the work ladder has allocated £150,000 to local businesses in the last two years. Hambleton District Council’s ‘Changing Lives Building Business’ scheme was launched in 2012, supporting 15 small businesses and 15 young people from the district in its first year. The District

Head start for Hawes business

A new business set up by lifelong Hawes resident, Edie Peacock, has been given a massive head start – allowing her to remain in the Dales. She has received the first grant allocated from Richmondshire District Council’s Small Business Grant scheme, enabling her to ‘rent’ a chair in a town hairdressing

£5 million fund to boost Hambleton’s economy

Details of a massive £5 million fund to boost the future economy of Hambleton has been announced today. Hambleton District Council will invest the cash into the district as part of its plans to help existing businesses, bring in new companies and reduce unemployment levels. Leader of the Council Mark Robson, who