This week we explore the town of Banbury. Our aim is to find any business initiatives, and discover what’s happening in the world of business in Banbury.
Knowing Your Business interview Iain Nicholson, Neil Wild, Helen Mariner and Julie Streeter
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Allow me to introduce this weeks Knowing Your Business show guests, with their websites and social media links.
Neil Wild and Iain Nicholson explain the Banbury vitality initiative at 10:40 am
Cherwell District Council has appointed Neil Wild and Iain Nicholson on a 12-month, part time contract to work with existing town centre partners including the Old Town Association, the Chamber of Commerce, Castle Quay, Banbury Town Council, the market operator, existing businesses and other town centre stakeholders.
Their brief includes identifying gaps in the town’s retail and leisure offer, promoting Banbury to would-be new businesses, and helping to develop initiatives that reduce the leakage of spending power by people shopping elsewhere. The £15,000 contract has been funded from the government’s High Street Innovation Fund.
Iain Nicholson – a town centres specialist who has worked on a number of projects and initiatives in towns and city suburbs.
Neil Wild – Property consultant, town centres coordinator & pioneer for change.
Want to connect with Neil or Iain? Click the links below
Helen Mariner from Katharine House Hospice talks about The Karcher Accumulator Challenge at 11:15 am
The Karcher Accumulator Challenge – Katharine House Hospice are asking local schools, colleges and businesses to enter this fantastic new challenge whereby Karcher provide a £50 start-up fund and teams are challenged to turn this into as much money as possible for Katharine House Hospice.
Want to connect with Katharine House Hospice? Click the links below
Julia Streeter from Kärcher UK explains The Karcher Accumulator Challenge at 11:30 am
Juie is the Director of Customer Operations at Kärcher UK
January 2005 – Present (9 years 6 months)
The Challenge will start on Monday 8th September, and will run until Friday, 5th December 2014 – 3 months for you to raise as much money as possible for this excellent local cause.
There will be an awards ceremony in December where prizes will be given for:-
* Most creative schools entry – under 16
* Most funds generated by a school – under 16
* Most creative sixth form / college entry
* Most funds generated by a sixth form / college entry
* Most creative business entry
* Most funds generated by a business
And, the overall Kärcher Accumulator Challenge winner (a combination of creative flair and funds raised.)
You receive a £50 stake from Kärcher (UK) Limited which you will use to try to accumulate funds for Katharine House Hospice.
We will send out a Kärcher Accumulator Challenge Starter Pack to all teams, containing information about Katharine House, further details regarding the Challenge, fundraising ideas and an Agreement to be signed by an adult.
Places are limited so please register your interest by Friday, July 11th.
Want to connect with Kärcher? Click the links below
This weeks Knowing Your Business show is presented by Ian Gentles and guest presenter Steve Shepherd.
Ian Gentles Digital Marketing Specialist based in Banbury Oxfordshire, The founder and Digital Marketing Manager of Knowing Your Business (the business radio show that is a rather useful marketing vehicle with podcasts)
Helps Business towards – increasing their (on and off line) sales and boosting their business reputation. Deals in the aspect of digital communication strategy concerned with understanding market opportunities, cultivating markets and customers, and generating awareness and demand for product and services.
Often known as somebody who spends at lot of time in online social spaces who also have a deep interest in the spaces where technology, culture and big ideas overlap.
Want to contact or connect with Ian Gentles? Click the links below…
- Ian Gentles Digital Marketing Website
- Read Ian Gentles latest blogs about Digital Marketing
- Connect with Ian Gentles Digital Marketing on Google+
- Connect with Ian Gentles on LinkedIn
- Join Ian Gentles on Google+
Steve Shepherd Web designer · Graphic designer · Photographer based in Banbury Oxfordshire is the founder of Sorbrook. Providing Brand, Graphic and Web design services for the local area and beyond.
With over 15 years experience Sorbrook is a new and trusted name to deal with all of your business design needs.
Want to contact or connect with Sorbrook? Click the links below…
- Sorbrook Website
- Connect with Sorbrook on Facebook
- Follow Sorbrook on Twitter
- Join Sorbrook on Google+
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Knowing Your Business Show time is every Thursday at 10am until 12pm on Radio Horton.
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