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Your chance to influence the future of Tourism in the South West (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 15 June 2010 - 3:11pm
South West Tourism is responsible for the development and leadership of the regional tourism strategy and has appointed an independent consultant to work on this review.   A steering group is also in place to oversee the process and the South West Tourism team are closely engaged in the whole process, enabling an expert view and opinion from the team. ...
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Maize establishment the key to a successful harvest (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 15 June 2010 - 3:02pm
23rd June 2010 Organised by Natural England In this maize event, Simon Draper will discuss how to get the most out of your maize crop highlighting: Good soil structure is an integral part of achieving a good maize crop, and an integral part of a good environment. Simon Draper will discuss the best machinery to use and how costs may be saved. Come and see comparisons between maize ...
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Maize establishment the key to a successful harvest (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 15 June 2010 - 3:01pm
21st June 2010 Organised by Natural England In this maize event, Simon Draper will discuss how to get the most out of your maize crop highlighting: Good soil structure is an integral part of achieving a good maize crop, and an integral part of a good environment. Simon Draper will discuss the best machinery to use and how costs may be saved. Come and see comparisons between maize ...
Categories: Cornwall News

Maize establishment the key to a successful harvest (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 15 June 2010 - 2:59pm
24th June 2010 Organised by Natural England In this maize event, Simon Draper will discuss how to get the most out of your maize crop highlighting: Good soil structure is an integral part of achieving a good maize crop, and an integral part of a good environment. Simon Draper will discuss the best machinery to use and how costs may be saved. Come and see comparisons between maize with ...
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BOCM PAULS New Opportunities Seminar (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 15 June 2010 - 12:10pm
1st July 2010 BOCM PAULS have been approached by leading organisations in their respective sectors who are keen to establish long term relationships with progressive livestock producers, landowners and investors who are interested in developing a new enterprise. They have brought together speakers from a range of sectors to illustrate the diversity of choices available.  All the sc...
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BOCM PAULS New Opportunities Seminar (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 15 June 2010 - 12:09pm
1st July 2010 BOCM PAULS have been approached by leading organisations in their respective sectors who are keen to establish long term relationships with progressive livestock producers, landowners and investors who are interested in developing a new enterprise. They have brought together speakers from a range of sectors to illustrate the diversity of choices available.  All the sc...
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Focus on arable crops (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 15 June 2010 - 12:01pm
Information is provided on the opportunities and challenges presented by climate change for arable farmers with suggestions on building the resilience of the business whilst reducing GHG emissions.  The factsheet can be downloaded from the Farming Futures website.
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The 79th National Honey Show (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 June 2010 - 4:11pm
29th October 2010 29th - 31st October   The 2010 show offers beekeeping lectures and workshops, as well as trade and educational exhibits.    Full details of the programme and workshops are available online.   Cost: Members free Non-members £12.00
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Exmoor Awareness Special - Exmoor Transport Opportunities (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 June 2010 - 11:53am
5th July 2010 A special session to provide information for your guests on how to explore and enjoy the National Park without a car.  This FREE* event will include:
  • The opportunity to experience one of Exmoor's public transport offers from Dulverton or Lynmouth (and stops in between)
  • En-route commentary from a National ...
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Wood Energy Seminar and Study Tour (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 1 June 2010 - 10:55am
22nd June 2010 This one day study tour will showcase Bristol City Councils 'Best Practice Wood Energy Strategy'. Delegates will learn how the council helped establish a local wood-energy supply chain, from creating the wood chip through to installing biomass boilers in public buildings. The day will include a morning seminar at the Bristol Pavilion, followed by three site visits after ...
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Local Carbon Solutions (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 1 June 2010 - 10:49am
23rd June 2010 Public Sector Conference, in partnership with EST.  Regen SW and the Energy Saving Trust are holding a "Local Carbon Solutions" conference on 23 June in Bristol.  The event will examine how the public sector, working with business, can rise to the challenge of leading the transition to a low carbon economy and where our focus should be going forward. ...
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South West Tourism Research (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 1 June 2010 - 10:36am
This month the results include:
  • Latest April ‘How's Business?' research results
  • & Regional Trend Report
  • March ‘How's Business?' research results
  • Climate Change - tourism business survey results
  • ...
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South West Tourism Awards 2010-11 (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 1 June 2010 - 9:50am
The deadline for the regional South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2010-2011 has been extended to 16th June 2010.  
  • Do you offer a great experience, place to stay, eat in or visit?
  • Have you achieved something special this year?
  • Do you offer outstanding customer service?...
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Making Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) work for you (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 28 May 2010 - 1:32pm
17th June 2010 Free practical on-farm meeting to find out more about the ELS scheme. By kind permission of Simon Hill of Denhay Farms Ltd The meeting will be led by consultant Paul Henman, who is a specialist in ELS applications and implementation, and will demonstrate the financial incentives, and the simple implementation and rewards of this agri-environment scheme. The event is fund...
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UK Biodiversity Indicators (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 28 May 2010 - 11:43am
Biodiversity is the variety of individual species, the genetic diversity within species and the range of ecosystems that support them. 18 indicators were agreed in 2007 by the UK Biodiversity Partnership to summarise some of the key priorities for biodiversity in the UK.  The indicators include the population status of key species; plant diversity; the status of priority species, habitat...
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Co-operative Fortnight (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 27 May 2010 - 9:15am
Co-operators and co-ops around the country are gearing up for the UK’s first official Co-operative Fortnight event, which will take place between June 19th and July 3rd 2010.  This fortnight — aimed at highlighting the scope and relevance of co-operatives in all their forms — is being co-ordinated by Co-operatives UK, and will follow the style and example of Fairtrade Fortnight, wh...
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Plunkett Foundation Annual Seminar and AGM (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 27 May 2010 - 9:01am
9th June 2010 Community Ownership and the Future of Rural Services This one day seminar, hosted by the Plunkett Foundation, will explore: • How and why community-owned enterprises such as community-owned shops are opening in record numbers? • What needs to be done to help other forms of community-owned services to set up and thrive for the long term benefit of thei...
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Social Enterprise Leadership Summer School (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 26 May 2010 - 2:29pm
7th July 2010 3 days - 7-9 July.   An opportunity to learn with like-minded people about a range of topics designed to enhance and develop your leadership skills. Funded by Capacity Builders, sponsored by RISE and delivered by COSMIC, the Summer School is unbeatable value for money. Is it for you? If you work for an organisation with social or environmental aims, with trad...
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8th National Seminar on Common Land and Town and Village Greens (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 25 May 2010 - 4:03pm
1st July 2010 The 2010 Seminar will seek to showcase local examples of good practice, the new opportunities arising through commons councils, financial support such as the Upland Entry Level Scheme. The format will offer delegates an opportunity to raise their own particular issues in the wide range of afternoon workshops and discussions. It will include presentations from commone...
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£730,000 broadband boost for rural communities in the South West (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 25 May 2010 - 1:56pm
The money - in the form of grant - has been given to communities in Devon, Gloucestershire and Somerset by the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE). The funding aims to help develop and encourage innovative approaches which address gaps in rural broadband coverage. The Devon and Somerset Rural Broadband Project is to get £550,000 for four ‘cluster’ communiti...
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