Want to Win Our 12 Gifts of Christmas?

To mark the start of the Christmas season, we will be running a competition to win a hamper, full of lovely products from some of this year’s finalists and winners. On each of the next 12 days, we will announce one of businesses who has provided products for the hamper, so follow our social media accounts and keep checking our blog to find out what you could win!

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Pinstone: A meaningful career – in the countryside?

The ‘brain drain’ from the countryside has been gathering pace for decades – but it’s a needless hangover from the pre-digital era, says Catherine Linch of rurally based PR and communications business Pinstone.

Laying out the gauntlet to businesses, she urges employers to work harder to develop and nurture rurally based talent, to offer not only jobs in the countryside, but meaningful careers.

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A Look Back at 2018’s Regional Ceremonies

The regional ceremonies were a wonderful chance to meet other like-minded people, to raise a glass to all the successes of the past year, and, for all its occasional challenges, to celebrate being rural! Keep reading this article to find out a little more about each of our ceremonies, see some of the pictures from the events, and most importantly, to find out exactly who was fortunate enough to win.

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Spirit of Yorkshire: Innovating from Grain to Glass

In this week’s blog we’re taking a look at the Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, a Rural Business Awards Finalist in the North, for the Best Rural Start Up Award. This distillery wants to take all the best parts of traditional whisky distilling and add an innovative approach to create a whisky with its own unique spirit: the Spirit of Yorkshire.

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Why Attend a Rural Business Awards Ceremony?

So, you’re a finalist for the Rural Business Awards, and are busy enjoying the buzz that comes with that. But what next? In October, we will be holding six regional ceremonies, and we can’t wait! We are really looking forward to meeting you all at one of our events, and hopefully this article should help to answer any questions you might have about why you should attend.

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