WiRE News

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…


Staffordshire Rural Funding Events

By WiRE Team

Posted: 19th August 2015

Are you: A micro, small or medium-sized business based in rural Staffordshire? Looking to invest in your rural business to create jobs or improve productivity? If so, the Staffordshire Rural…


LEADER Project looking for WiRE Representatives

By WiRE Team

Posted: 27th July 2015

LEADER is a branch of RDPE EU funding and will run from 2015 to 2020. It is aimed at encouraging rural economic growth and provides small grants at approximately 40%…


Micro-business in a nutsell

By WiRE Team

Posted: 22nd July 2015

WiRE took part in some research about a year ago, putting forward some members to be interviewed and contributing WiRE’s thoughts. We had completely forgotten about it until this lovely…