Plastic Collection

Tuesday 3rd November 9.30am – 11.30am D Hopes, Townend Farm, Gosforth CA20 1AA Please call Solway Recycling to book a time slot for the day of collection on 01387 730 666. You will be unable to attend unless you have booked in with them before the day of the collection

COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS

Most of Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales are currently in Tier 1, but the problem for those running tourism businesses is that bookings and trade are affected by most of Northern England being under Tier 2 or Tier 3 restrictions.  As a result, accommodation is being cancelled and visitor numbers are much lower than normal […]

COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS

This week has seen the implementation of the new 3 tier system of Covid restrictions in England.  Apart from Barrow in Furness which is in Tier 2, the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria are in Tier 1 (Medium risk).  Liverpool is in Tier 3 (very high) and today will be joined by Lancashire with Manchester likely […]

The Farmer Network Coronavirus Briefing Update

Click the link below to read our latest Coronavirus briefing CORONAVIRUS BRIEFING 16th OCTOBER 2020 This briefing provides information about the Government support available to businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak.  For more details, click Business Support Finder and with any questions, please contact the Farmer Network on 01768 868615, or E mail:  Veronica@thefarmernetwork.co.uk.

FARM BUSINESS SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES

BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE PROGRAMME We are recruiting for the next cohort of young people for this programme of business training, one to one support from a mentor and the opportunity to apply for a small grant or loan.  Email: kate@thefarmernetwork.co.uk. FREE FARM BUSINESS REVIEWS THROUGH CUMBRIA GROWTH CATALYST The Farmer Network has funding […]

JOBS SUPPORT SCHEME EXPANSION

The Chancellor has just announced further support for jobs and businesses affected by Coronavirus shutdowns.  Employees who work for firms forced to shut by law because of coronavirus restrictions will get two-thirds of their wages paid for by the government.  This is an “expansion” of the Job Support Scheme, which begins on 1 November and […]

The Farmer Networks Latest Coronavirus Briefing

Click the link below to read The Farmer Networks Latest Coronavirus Briefing. CORONAVIRUS BRIEFING 1st OCTOBER 2020 This briefing provides information about the Government support available to businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak.  For more details, click Business Support Finder and with any questions, please contact the Farmer Network on 01768 868615, or E mail:  Veronica@thefarmernetwork.co.uk.

COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS

Small COVID-19 Grant scheme now open in Yorkshire Businesses in Yorkshire can now apply for grants from £1,000 to £3,000 if they can demonstrate a 40% loss of income between March and June compared with the same period in 2019.  The grants can be used for specialist advice plus equipment to boost productivity, to continue […]