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Leading your small business to success (2-day course) (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 17 May 2010 - 3:35pm
14th July 2010 Two-day course organised by Torbay Development Agency through their 'take your business to the next level...' programme.  The cost is £40 per head for businesses within Torbay and £80 for those outside Torbay. Contact:  Torbay Development Agency Phone: 01803 208369 ...
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Your business and how the law can help you (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 17 May 2010 - 3:29pm
19th July 2010 One-day course organised by Torbay Development Agency through their 'take your business to the next level...' programme.  The cost is £20 per head for businesses within Torbay and £40 for those outside Torbay. Contact:  Torbay Development Agency Phone: 01803 208369 ...
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Open 4 Funding (Help for my Business)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 17 May 2010 - 2:44pm
The portal provides comprehensive coverage of all available funding opportunities, including European Union, national Government programmes, regional schemes and local initiatives, and is kept fully up to date by an in-house research team. It also includes a number of proactive features that offers additional value. Users can set up automatic email alerts so they are first to know when r...
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A case study on integrated deer management (Industry Report)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 17 May 2010 - 2:41pm
Wildlife populations move across landscapes ignoring human boundaries, and may be viewed as a resource or a nuisance. Wild deer management demonstrates how conflicts arise between neighbours who have different management goals. Although deer are a key component of the natural environment their feeding activity limits plant growth and biodiversity in woodlands and other habitats. They are highly...
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State of the South West 2010 (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 17 May 2010 - 2:15pm
The State of the South West 2010 paints an overview of what’s happening up and down the region in relation to all aspects of life – from the economy, to our environment, skills to health. Whilst as a region the South West scores relatively well in comparison to others in the country, this masks certain big differences which we see in local areas. Using up-to-date data and intelligen...
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The Whole Farm Approach (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 17 May 2010 - 12:57pm
The Whole Farm Approach (WFA) offers farmers, growers and agents the opportunity to save time, demonstrate good farming practice and stay informed by using its transactional, self assessment and advice and guidance services. For Defra and WFA Partners, the system provides accurate data that can be used to make better informed policy decisions. The WFA reduces adminstrative costs and therefore t...
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Local food transport and shopping and climate change (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 May 2010 - 4:30pm
Local food transport and shopping and climate change - brief summary Transport of food is responsible for about 12% of the UKs food related greenhouse gas emissions. Cutting down on food miles can help reduce this, but it is probably more effective to help customers to be able to walk, cycle or use public transport to buy food, or to provide efficient deliveries to people&#82...
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Local food and climate change (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 May 2010 - 4:21pm
Local food and climate change - brief summary Food miles are not a useful shorthand for the contribution that different foods make to climate change. Other factors besides transport, such as the use of energy-intensive fertilisers or even cooking in the home, make a bigger overall difference. However, this does not threaten community food enterprises - most were set up for socia...
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Bee Part Of It (News Article)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 May 2010 - 2:38pm
Each of the BBC Local Radio stations is adopting its own honeybee hive based at a National Trust property, allowing listeners to follow developments on-air and online.  The collapse of honeybee colonies is widely reported. Most of the UK's 250 bee species appear to be in decline, which has serious consequences for crop pollination.  The aim of this campaign is to investigate and hig...
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Making Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) work for you - a practical farm walk providing guidance on ELS options within North West Devon and Mid-Cornwall (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 May 2010 - 1:43pm
3rd June 2010 Natural England is hosting this half day farm walk to equip non-agreement holders with the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully apply for ELS.  ELS enables farmers in England to secure regular payments for undertaking simple measures to manage environmental protection and enhancement work on their land. This walk will demonstrate how these schemes support ...
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Making Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) work for you - a practical farm walk providing guidance on ELS options within North West Devon and Mid-Cornwall (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 May 2010 - 1:42pm
27th May 2010 Natural England is hosting this half day farm walk to equip non-agreement holders with the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully apply for ELS.  ELS enables farmers in England to secure regular payments for undertaking simple measures to manage environmental protection and enhancement work on their land. This walk will demonstrate how these schemes support ...
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Making Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) work for you - a practical farm walk providing guidance on ELS options within North West Devon and Mid-Cornwall (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 May 2010 - 1:40pm
25th May 2010 Natural England is hosting this half day farm walk to equip non-agreement holders with the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully apply for ELS.  ELS enables farmers in England to secure regular payments for undertaking simple measures to manage environmental protection and enhancement work on their land. This walk will demonstrate how these schemes support ...
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Making Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) work for you - a practical farm walk providing guidance on ELS options within North West Devon and Mid-Cornwall (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 14 May 2010 - 1:39pm
20th May 2010 Natural England is hosting this half day farm walk to equip non-agreement holders with the skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully apply for ELS.  ELS enables farmers in England to secure regular payments for undertaking simple measures to manage environmental protection and enhancement work on their land. This walk will demonstrate how these schemes support ...
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Launching Winning Products that Sell and Sell - Food & Drink (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 13 May 2010 - 11:17am
3rd June 2010 AGENDA   PART I - THE DATA AND PRINCIPLES
  • The Five Secrets of Launching an Enduring Product. Jonathan Banks - Global Data and Insight Specialist. 
  • Proven Drivers of ...
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7th NNFCC Annual Conference - Green Supply Chain 2010 (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 13 May 2010 - 10:38am
4th November 2010 4th - 5th November   This year’s conference focuses on integration between the biorenewable sectors. It provides a unique opportunity to see a synthesis of the biorenewables industry, from field, to markets, to waste and back again.
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RDPE for Professionals (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 13 May 2010 - 9:47am
9th June 2010 This informative event on the RDPE funding is aimed at professionals such as Land Agents, Bank Managers, Accountants, Solicitors etc. There will be presentations from representatives on the following funding streams. 
  • The Strategic Investment Grant
  • The Rural Enterprise
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Family Business Growth Conference 2010 (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 13 May 2010 - 9:39am
22nd June 2010 The conference will present and discuss the latest research and thinking on mergers and acquisitions in a recession with a focus on both financial and management strategies.  The purpose of the conference is threefold:  
  • Highlighting current and leading research in area of mergers and acquisitions with emphasis on family busines...
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Our Coast and Public Health Conference (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 12 May 2010 - 4:17pm
16th June 2010 16th and 17th June.  This conference provides a unique opportunity to explore, discuss and debate public health, marine and coastal environment, tourism and infrastructure issues around coastal communities. The workshop runs over two days, (delegates have the choice of attending for one or both days) and includes the latest discussion on a number of hot topics...
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Climate Change and Peak Oil - Why we should act now (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 12 May 2010 - 4:09pm
8th June 2010 A one-day seminar, exhibition and debate from the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).   The day will focus on the complex and politically sensitive issues of climate change adaptation and mitigation and peak oil. It will give delegates an opportunity to both explore and challenge current thinking, to network, and t...
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On-Farm Energy Generation (Event)

The Rural Enterprise Gateway - 28 April 2010 - 4:29pm
22nd June 2010 Securing revenue streams from land-based energy. 22nd - 23rd June On-Farm Energy Generation is an area that is receiving a great deal of interest as the agricultural sector increasingly looks towards alternative resources to maximize the return from their land.  It is becoming more attractive as more incentives become available, and the ever topical issue of c...
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