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Wildfire Competition winner wants to “rewrite the world of literature”!

Wildfire Competition winner wants to “rewrite the world of literature”!

Sixteen year old Rosie Pendleton from Selby beat off some strong competition from young people across Yorkshire and Humber to win an Apple iPad2 for her creative writing business. Launched recently, Wildfire is a free, innovative business support programme for young people and it is currently running competitions to find the sharpest young business minds. [...]

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North Lincolnshire launch Make £5 Blossom

North Lincolnshire launch Make £5 Blossom

Today is the launch of Make £5 Blossom in North Lincolnshire! Budding entrepreneurs from local primary schools are meeting their business partners and Rotherham Ready for the first time. Local businesses partners will make an initial investment of just £150 to help the young entreprneuers develop their business plans and launch a product or idea.  After [...]

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The Big Venture Challenge

The Big Venture Challenge

The Big Venture Challenge – a national competition to find the 25 most ambitious social entrepreneurs in England – launches on May 9th! Winners of the Big Venture Challenge will get an initial £25K and the chance to access up to £150K of seed investment if matched by loans or equity from co-investors, plus first [...]

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Ridgewood School berry good!

Ridgewood School berry good!

Go Girls! Ridgewood School from Doncaster won the national final of the Coca Cola Real Business Challenge held today at the BAFTA HQ in London. Judges were wowed by their excellent idea for a berry flavoured health drink, and both their team work and presentation skills. More information (and better quality pictures) to come shortly.

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Students asked to get creative to promote rail travel in the north

Northern has launched a challenge for students from schools and colleges across Yorkshire and Humberside to develop a marketing and PR campaign to encourage people aged 15-30 to travel to destinations on the Northern network. The ‘Marketing and PR Challenge’ is a joint initiative between Northern and the Young People’s Enterprise Forum (YPEF), supported by [...]

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