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Students & Graduates Enterprise Competition

“The Varsity Pitch Competition” to reward UK students and recent graduate entrepreneurs who have enterprising ideas that they wish to turn into viable businesses, enabling them to showcase their unique, innovative and creative ideas to the wider community. Background The Varsity Pitch Competition is sponsored by the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE) in […]

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Meet The Buyer Event

Want to get your products on more shop floors? Why not come to Design Network North’s meet the buyer event. DNN are working with Folksy to bring you some of the region’s most influential Home and Giftware buyers. Please book your place for £45 to secure your 6 foot by 2 foot table for you […]

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Pitch your start-up business and win £10,000

Website builder, Moonfruit, has launched a competition to offer one lucky start-up business a winning prize valued at £10,000 which includes £5,000 in cash plus the same value in kit. To enter, simply tell Moonfruit your idea in the most creative way possible! The Moonfruit ‘Pitch your Biz’ competition is open for entries. Pitch your […]

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National Startups Awards 2014 entry deadline extended

Following higher-than-expected demand, the entry deadline for the 2014 Startups Awards has been extended by two weeks to Friday 26 September. Now entering its 11th year, the Startups Awards recognises the UK’s most innovative, disruptive and exciting businesses launched in the last three years, with a peerless pedigree in identifying the next batch of UK household name businesses […]

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Phoenixer runner up at IARS Research and Youth Leadership awards 2014

Inspired Youth’s Music4Care project was recognised as a groundbreaking piece of work and a well-deserved runner up for the Youth Digital Award. The event took place on Wednesday 20th August 2014 at Canada Water Culture Space, Surrey Quays Road, London SE16. Since 2012, IARS has been running its own annual awards aiming to celebrate and […]

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Changing the lives of mental health patients

AN inspirational new film, premiered at York St John University, shows the work being done at The Retreat in York and tells of how it has changed the lives of mental health patients, writes health reporter Kate Liptrot. “I never really knew what normal was”, Cait Glover explains to the camera, “I was anxious and […]

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arts4care project launched

Inspired Youth have recently launched a new project, working with and documenting their work in the care sector. Arts4care is a project all about giving young people in care a chance to have their say about the care experience. Through meaningful positive expression using arts and film the young people will first transform Hamilton House […]

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Retreat Video Launch Event

Over the last few months award winning Social Enterprise Inspired Youth, have been working with staff and patients to produce a short film exploring life at The Retreat and the difference our work makes to people’s lives. On the 27th of August at 6pm we’ll be holding a short event in the De Grey Building […]

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Shortlister.com recruits again

Phoenixers Shortlister.com specialises in making recruitment easier and less time-consuming for other businesses – which is a good job considering its own business is continuing to grow in numbers. Working closely with the Phoenix Enterprise Manager, and York St John’s Careers team, Shortlister.com originally employed two graduates to grow the business. Now the business was […]

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Tiny Treasures completes schools tour

Tiny Treasures is a new play commissioned by Young Carers Revolution (YCR) and funded by Community York and Arts Council England. YCR are a group of young carers and young adult carers aged 8-25 years who campaign to make a difference to the lives of young carers, improve services and raise awareness. Young carers are […]

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