WiRE News

Looking for Young British Villager of the Year

By WiRE Team

Posted: 28th September 2015

BiTC are working with Country Living magazine on developing a series of potential features called ‘Young British Villager of the Year’. This feature is aimed to show vibrant rural life…


Get involved with the New Enterprise Bill

By WiRE Team

Posted: 22nd September 2015

The Enterprise Bill had its First Reading in the House of Lords on 16 September 2015.  The Enterprise Bill will cement the UK’s position as the best place in Europe…


New TV programme looking to feature Start-up Businesses

By WiRE Team

Posted: 22nd September 2015

Pi Productions, the new company of John Silver, who created Grand Designs and reinvented MasterChef are making a potential new documentary series for a major broadcaster that follows people as…


Women in Farming Event

By WiRE Team

Posted: 15th September 2015

Yorkshire Rural Support Network event at Pavilions, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate on Wednesday 7th October 2015. Women in Farming Event – PDF After the success of last year’s event, The…


Support available from the Plunkett Foundation

By WiRE Team

Posted: 9th September 2015

Did you know that there are currently over 400 community co-operatives open and trading across the UK? The Plunkett Foundation supports communities, predominantly in rural areas, to set-up and run…


It’s in the bag

By WiRE Team

Posted: 8th September 2015

It’s in the bag! Do you know, I ought to have biceps the size of an Olympic weight-lifter… Not because I exercise like a demon every day – ha ha! –…


Nicky Morgan announces £50,000 of new funding to create new networking opportunities for women in business

By WiRE Team

Posted: 8th September 2015

Aspiring businesswomen are being given the unique opportunity to gain valuable wisdom and support from experienced female entrepreneurs at a new series of networking events. The Meet a Mentor sessions…


LEADER in Lincolnshire

By WiRE Team

Posted: 8th September 2015

Invitation to attend LEADER Funding Workshops  A new £7 million LEADER grant fund will open shortly for applications in rural Lincolnshire and we are inviting prospective applicants, stakeholders and support…


How to sew on your website name tags

By WiRE Team

Posted: 7th September 2015

It’s now officially autumn, season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and parents wrestling with sewing on name tags to uniforms and P.E. kit. But have you done the same for your business website?  …


Celebrating British Food Fortnight

By WiRE Team

Posted: 7th September 2015

Held in the autumn at the same time as harvest festival, British Food Fortnight is the biggest annual, national celebration of British food and drink. It was established in the…