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Evie's music is riding on the crest of a wave

  • 16 June 2021
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Evie's music is riding on the crest of a wave

A young Richmond singer-songwriter is riding on the crest of a wave after announcing her headline act at Liverpool's world-famous Jacaranda Club in November and becoming a regular feature on BBC Radio. Evie Wright, a 22-year-old former student at Richmond School and Sixth Form College, is gaining widespread plaudits for her music, most recently after playing her new single 'Ride the Wave' on BBC's Airwaves 2021 Festival, alongside Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, The Fratellis and Amy MacDonald.

Students building a future with leading construction company

Richmond School

  • 16 June 2021
  • Number of views: 9
Students building a future with leading construction company

A long-standing Richmond construction company is futureproofing its workforce by taking on more apprentices than ever before.  Graeme Newton, Managing Director of Randall Orchard Construction, has appointed six apprentices to work across the different trades of the business. Graeme, an alumnus of Richmond School and Sixth Form College, is delighted to be carrying on the tradition of employing students from his former college and is welcoming Luca Sartini as a joiner and Liam Millar as a bricklayer.

Working with partners to bid for a Greener, Fairer and Stronger future

York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership

  • 16 June 2021
  • Number of views: 6

Earlier this year, Government launched the UK Community Renewal Fund (CRF) for pilot projects that support local skills, employment, businesses, and places. The response from our partners has been excellent, and has led to a range of innovative projects being submitted – both via ourselves, or direct by our partners - by the 13th May deadline to North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC). These projects build on our vision and strategy for a greener, fairer and stronger economy in York & North Yorkshire.

ONLINE BUSINESS FUNDING ROADSHOW - 15th July

Richmondshire District Council

  • 6 June 2021
  • Number of views: 12
ONLINE BUSINESS FUNDING ROADSHOW - 15th July

Richmondshire businesses are being invited to a ‘virtual’ event to discover more about grant funding opportunities.

Following a difficult year for local businesses, the team from the PAPI (Product and Process Innovation) project have joined forces with the District Council to give businesses an overview of the wide range of grant funding and business support currently available.

Hosted on Zoom on July 15 – from 8 to 10am - the event will feature presentations from a range of support programmes, with case studies from local businesses who have accessed funding, and a chance to network with other businesses. It will also provide businesses with a single point of contact to enable them to access tailored support.

The event is open to all Richmondshire based SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises) that employs under 250 people and operates predominantly business to business.

Budding Historian is overwhelmed with original World War 1 artefacts

Richmond School

  • 20 May 2021
  • Number of views: 45
Budding Historian is overwhelmed with original World War 1 artefacts

A budding Historian, whose strong interest in the history of World War 1 inspired him to create his own film, has been overwhelmed by the gift of original artefacts from the Battlefields.

 

UK Protect Lockdown Bulletin

Protective Security Information for the Business Community

  • 20 May 2021
  • Number of views: 35

The bulletin is primarily focussed at the Business Community, helping them to keep their employees and businesses safe. Businesses are encouraged to:

o   Risk assess their existing sites and any new premises such as outdoor spaces; and consider the protective security advice  National Counter Terrorism Security Office - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

o   Get staff to sign up and complete ACT e-learning training.

o   Speak to the police about any concerns

The Prime Minister’s roadmap out of lockdown set out plans for the further easing of COVID restrictions from 17 May, giving people the opportunity to enjoy indoor hospitality and attend larger events again. We want the public to stay safe whilst they make the most of being out and about again this Summer.

Free webinars - Digital marketing

Richmondshire District Council

  • 20 May 2021
  • Number of views: 56

North Yorkshire businesses are encouraged to register now for free-to-attend webinars to update their digital marketing awareness, grow their business and maximise their online presence

A view of Richmondshire's employment situation

Clemence Fabien

  • 20 May 2021
  • Number of views: 36
A view of Richmondshire's employment situation

So how is Richmondshire’s job market doing at the moment compared to the region and the nation?

What can we expect as restrictions ease?

What has been the impact of Covid-19 locally on the job market?

The impact of Covid-19 on the economy is yet to be completely measured but we are starting to have insights about the effect on the job market.

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