12 January 2021

Combined Minds is a Continual Improvement and Project Consultancy service in West Yorkshire, helping SMEs that are looking to take the first steps towards a vastly improved business operation. Chris ...

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18 December 2020

It’s Mad Friday 2020 and the pubs are not allowed to open. We have been out over the last week, hand delivering our Christmas Postcards – because nothing says Christmas ...

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14 December 2020

Watch a shopping experience never seen before. On Sunday 13th December the extraordinary John Danbury hosted a shopping experience on Facebook Live. Some of the businesses listed on the HD8 ...

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8 December 2020

Shoppers in the HD8 area are being urged to buy from, and celebrate, their local and independent businesses in a pre-Christmas campaign led by Britain’s biggest business representation group. #ILoveSmallBusiness ...

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5 December 2020

We understand that Christmas is all about traditions, but when I (Merewyn, creator of the HD8 Network) lived in the Nederlands, I learnt about different Christmas traditions and found out ...

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25 November 2020

We are always looking and the stats and information to support and measure out campaigns. We are more than happy to make these available to you and send our Silver ...

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24 November 2020

We literally went live in under a week, following an after meeting conversation and so we are proud of our outcomes so far. But now we need you to make ...

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23 November 2020

Members are given posters to show off their membership. Doors are shut right now, so we did virtually. Here is a video of the photos we were able to capture ...

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22 November 2020

Let’s play a Christmas Shopping Game! Okay so we can’t go out.  We are stuck in. Many have danced through lockdown to djs, I am sure we have all done a ...

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22 November 2020

So, continuing our imaginary shopping trip … (See previous posts) If you were buying for a work colleague, supplier or even an employee, what would you be looking for or ...

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18 November 2020

At HD8 HQ we’ve always been really passionate about small business and buying local. This year because of lockdown there seems to be even more demand and need to buy ...

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18 November 2020

Applications for the Local Restrictions Support Grants are now live visit www.kirklees.gov.uk/coronavirusbusiness Information on the open and upcoming grant schemes can be found below: National Lockdown Support Grant For businesses forced to close ...

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21 October 2020

Free workshop opportunity for local businesses https://climate.leeds.ac.uk/events/kirklees-workshop-maximise-your-businesss-potential-through-a-circular-economy/ This is open to all, but textiles, engineering and furniture manufacturers may find it particularly useful. It’s early days, but we feel that ...

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15 October 2020

Kirkburton Hardware has moved to a new premises in Kirkburton. Louise from Kirkburton Hardware said “Obviously the move was very big but worth every bit of blood, sweat and tears ...

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15 October 2020

Technology Support 24/7 are excited to announce the launch of their new, innovative, Managed Services business, supporting businesses in all areas of their technology needs. Given the innovative approach they are ...

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5 October 2020

Unfortunately HD8 remains an identified high risk area and we still have a high number of cases in Denby Dale Ward and in our surrounding areas. The number of positive ...

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5 October 2020

John Steel Photography has been in business for more than a decade and specialises in photographing people.  There are four different sides to his photography business, these are – Weddings ...

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30 September 2020

Unfortunately the HD8 postcode of Huddersfield remains a high risk area for the Coronavirus. We still have a high number of cases in Denby Dale Ward and in all of ...

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28 September 2020

Show the Denby Dale Centre how you and your family measure 2M to keep your social distance. Take a picture, share it on your social media and email it to ...

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24 September 2020

Kirklees Council is hosting a Covid-Safe Manufacturing Webinar on Monday 28th September at 2pm. Join online to discover ways you can make your manufacturing business COVID safe and reduce the chance ...

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