Category Archives: Market Hub

New Community Webstore For Shepley

A deliciously moist fruited tea loaf, steeped in Yorkshire Tea.

The new Shepley Hub CIC is investigating the business case for setting up an online webstore to help raise the ongoing funds needed to keep the library open in the village. The proposals would see the webstore managed and run by volunteers looking to develop their own digital and online business skills. This reflects the […]

Local Community Opinions Sought For Huddersfield Park Initiative

Farnley Estates, proud owner of around 1,500 acres of stunning countryside in South Huddersfield, England wants to create a rural park to preserve its financial future and to ensure that the area can be enjoyed by generations to come. E RADAR’s Will Roebuck suggests this could be the catalyst for transforming the South Pennines region […]

European Digital Champions Initiative Launched In Shepley

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The village of Shepley has become the unlikely focus for an exciting new case study looking into the opportunities and benefits of the EU’s digital single market for local businesses, community groups and residents. Called ‘DigiChampz’, the initiative aims to scope out a framework for so-called ‘smart villages’ that can be applied across the European Union. Organisers will […]

Local Market Hub

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E RADAR – the Chamber for Electronic Business is exploring ways in which local businesses in the Shepley, Denby Dale, Penistone and Holmfirth areas can work together to exploit the opportunities and benefits created by the digital economy using a local market hub. With the ongoing decline in the high street, increased growth in online shopping, […]