22 April 2020

As many of you will know, Sunday 26th April was supposed to be the London Marathon but instead it’s now the 2.6 challenge day. The Huddersfield Giants Community Trust are asking ...

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20 April 2020

Kirklees Council knows this is an incredibly difficult time for local businesses and we’re keen to showcase those that have adapted, fundamentally changed or refocussed their business models during the ...

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18 April 2020

It is an unprecedented world at the moment and because of this, we are having to be ever evolving.  We are trying to adapt so that we can continue to ...

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14 April 2020

The Government has announced details of a package of financial support for businesses and the self-employed to help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 virus. This includes a Coronavirus Job ...

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14 April 2020

Have you considered that membership of the HD8 Network could be as part of your CSR policy and your way of supporting the local community? Are you a big business ...

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3 April 2020

Kirklees Council has had a fantastic response from local businesses seeking to draw down a Small Business Grant or Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant as part of the Government’s COVID-19 ...

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1 April 2020

The Government has announced details of a package of financial support for businesses and the self-employed to help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 virus. This week Kirklees Council has ...

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11 November 2019

We are pleased to announce that we have a last minute speaker added to our Meetup agenda on November. Simon Monaghan will be talking to us about common grants available ...

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17 July 2019

Earlier this month the HD8 Network organised a photoshoot with the amazing John Steel Photography, inviting members and other organisations that are involved with the HD8 Network or who ‘Work’ ...

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1 July 2019

The HD8 Network were very honoured last month to host the #SheMeansBusiness Instagram training workshop, delivered by the amazing Esther Orridge from Social Progress. Local businesses, specifically startups and those ...

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14 June 2019

This year we are celebrating 6 years of the HD8 Network. Conceived and brought to life in the spring-summer 2013. One of the first things we did was create a ...

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14 June 2019

The HD8 Network is more than just our networking events.  (But these are really wonderful and you really should come)   At our Meetups we have a laugh, but also have ...

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14 June 2019

Wow what a great atmosphere and music there is at Shepley Spring Festival …. and great memories too! New Venue Storthes Hall The Venue and Aparthotel at Storthes Hall Park ...

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1 April 2019

Looking at the top ten pages viewed in the last month, it is pleasing to see that the Local Business Directory was at number 1. The HomePage 2 and Add-your-Event ...

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29 March 2019

‘I dream in copy’ is the latest local business to join the HD8 Network.  Launched by Carrie Maudsley in February 2019, ‘I dream in copy’ provides copywriting and content creation ...

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17 March 2019

At our Mid Morning Mid Month Meetup in March we announced our new membership packages which will come into force on 1st April 2019. Please click here to see the ...

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27 February 2019

To improve your experience we have invested in some technical updates on our website. These updates will improve your ability to measure the benefits and impact you receive from the ...

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22 February 2019

Spring Festival is an annual 3 day celebration of traditional music, song and dance. The event started in 2007 and has developed a national and international profile as well  as ...

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28 December 2018

Over the years the HD8 Network has brought you a range of speakers; experts in their fields and local businesses, providing insights and overviews, inspiring and informing attendees to help ...

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27 November 2018

Busy networking events are what everyone wants. The more people there are to meet, the more connections there are to make. We do our best to promote our events, however ...

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