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By News Admin on 24 April 2013 14:12
The Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Business Forum would like to invite every business owner and local person in Swaledale and Arkengarthdale to a meeting on Tuesday, 11th June, at 7pm, in the Terrace Room at the CB Inn, Arkengarthdale. Everyone welcome, member or not, business owner or not. The aim of the meeting is to discuss what organisation and arrangements will need to be made, so as to maximise the value of the Tour de France coming to Swaledale.  Lots of people have already indicated they have many questions to be answered and our local area needs to come together to liaise between ourselves, to make the most of this unique event, in plenty of time before July 2014. SABF will be hosting the meeting, but will not be responsible for taking charge of any organising. Rather, we are hoping local business proprietors, accommodation providers, shop owners and local people etc will take this opportunity to meet with one another and discuss between ourselves how best to take advantage of this opportunity and...
By News Admin on 22 April 2013 13:17
Do you need inspiring after a long cold winter and the ongoing challenges of running a business in the current economic climate? Then get yourself to the Middleham Key Centre in Middleham nr. Leyburn on the 23rd of April.  There is an uplifting and informative day planned, with ideas on how events large and small that are happening in the area that can benefit all sorts of businesses How will the Grand Depart of the Tour de France cycle race affect your business?  Not sure?  Come and listen to Gary Verity CEO of Welcome to Yorkshire who will bring alive the unique opportunities this event and other local festivals and events offer to a wide range of businesses. You can also hear how the support and services developed by the four business associations are proving both valuable and popular. Book the buffet lunch provided by Guy Fairhurst Catering at the special price of £8 and network with other business people. Then stay for a series of half hour workshops and taster sessions on: Social Media in...
By News Admin on 16 April 2013 16:33
Welcome to Yorkshire are hosting 3 roadshows on Friday, 13th April, to provide information about next year's Tour de France.  These roadshows will provide updates about their current activity on the Tour de France, information on plans for a cultural festival in the 100 days prior to the Tour, an opportunity to meet the WTY team and ask any questions regarding the Tour and tips and tricks to make the most of the event coming to Yorkshire and Reeth.

They are already seeing much enthusiasm for this event already around Reeth, and the area, but they do need businesses/people to register to attend so they are aware of numbers.

The first meeting is in Hawes, at the Dales Countryside Museum, from 10am, the second at Reeth, the Buck Hotel, 2pm, and the last in Leyburn, at Tennants, 5pm.
Visit www.yorkshire.com/tdfroadshows to register.