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October 14

The next Harrogate Chamber meeting will take place at the St George Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate, from 5.30pm for a 6.15pm start, until approximately 8pm. The meeting topic is -’How to make the most of your website – DIY Guide’, with presentations by Harrogate Chamber members experienced in this subject. Visit for full details. Interested parties are asked to email if they wish to attend. Meetings are open to non-member companies to attend.

October 15

Mark Skipper, chief executive of Northern Ballet, is the speaker at a Yorkshire Talking Heads event at the Leeds Club, 3 Albion Place. Tickets are priced at £29 and include a two-course dinner and glass of wine. Table discounts available by contacting Antony on 01943 851 384 or The event runs from 6.30pm to 9pm. Visit

October 18

The Business Crime Reduction Centre is hosting a free event which will provide businesses with the latest metal theft crime data, an overview of current police initiatives and the details of a new licensing regime for scrap metal dealers across England and Wales. The event is taking place at the New York Stadium, Rotherham from 10.30am to 3.30pm and is aimed at scrap metal dealers, manufacturers, metal stockholders, utility and telecommunications companies, businesses using metal in their daily operations and any firms affected by metal theft in the past. To claim your free place call 0114 2751283, email or visit

October 30

Business Introductions networking event; informal networking with a glass of wine and canapes at Gaucho, Park Row, Leeds, from 5.30pm. Tickets are £10 and can be booked through our website

November 6

A panel, chaired by the general director of Opera North, Dr Richard Mantle, will look at how arts organisations are meeting the challenges presented by cuts to their funding. Held at Leeds Grand Opera House, this Institute of Directors event costs £25 plus VAT for members and £30 for non-members. To book visit or tel 0113 2430152.

February 1

Now in its fourth year, the Tourism & Events Showcase (TES) is moving to the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds for its 2014 show, which will be held from 10.30am until 2.30pm. Visitor registration is now open and stands can be booked for this free entry event. Visit or call Leonard Green on 01706 218539 (