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How can local networking support businesses in Elland?

If you are in the Elland area and are one of the following Business owner, manager, partner, director Sole trader, partnership Co-operative Social enterprise Freelancer Startup business …..then this 5 minute survey is for you! The Elland area does have

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Sowerby Bridge Businesses – what they want from networking events

Following the success of our pilot survey in Todmorden, in October 2017, we agreed with the Calderdale business team to repeat the survey in Sowerby Bridge, another town affected by the 2015 floods but which had no formal business group

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Todmorden Businesses – what they want from networking events

In October 2017 we ran a pilot survey in Todmorden, a town which had established a new business network in 2015/16, but it was struggling to grow attendance after an initial successful start. Our research provided interesting insights into the

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New Era for Bellholme Sports Ground

We are pleased to announce that after a two year process of unraveling a complex legal situation, the long-term future of Bellholme Sports Ground in Walsden has been secured by the ownership being transferred to the UCVR. Todmorden Civic Society (TCS) had owned

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Todmorden Community College – What happens now?

Following the presentation last week to the Todmorden Development Board, of our Pre-feasibility study into the alternative proposals for Todmorden College, the board voted 7-2 in favour of the Aldi proposal. The Board has thus recommended to the Calderdale cabinet

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Todmorden Community College – 79% want the educational facility to stay

As promised we delivered our pre-feasibility report to Todmorden and Calderdale Councils in the first week of 2017. The time scale for completing the report was very short for such study but we are pleased to say that our project

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Parking Joy for Christmas Shoppers and Traders in Hebden Bridge

In a joint initiative with Bridge Mill owner, David Fletcher, we have secured to reopening of the former car park at the old fire station site in Hebden Bridge. We hope that this project will continue for at least six

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OUT NOW: Economic Impact Report – Boxing Day Floods 2015

At the UCVR we said we would not let up in the pursuit of long-term economic support for flood affected businesses in the Upper Valley. We said that when the welcome, but short-term crowdfunding and social media support had dissipated,

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