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Forest Enterprise Fair Featuring Trusted Tradesmen

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    With just over a fortnight to go until the Forest Enterprise Fair on 16th November, we feature another of our event sponsors Trusted Tradesmen. They generously also give us 4 business tips on our last question! A sub-conscious under-promise and over-deliver tip perhaps? Are you coming to the Fair? Now is a good […]


Forest Enterprise Featuring Well Us Actually!

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Whenever the Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs are asked whether something can be done, we always try to work out whether it is possible or being done by someone else we can signpost to. So when asked why we had not featured ourselves, Andrew as a co-founder was delegated to answer our questions for the project. […]


Autumn Training to Power your Business?

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Want to help decide what training we offer for the autumn training to ensure you get the help you need? The Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs are using a short confidential on-line survey to find out what’s needed. But time is running out to complete it and ensure your voice is heard. Results so far Many thanks […]


Entrepreneurs Catch-up

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Our regular get-together of Forest of Dean entrepreneurs to share ideas and good practice took place in mid-March at the Belfry Hotel, Littledean. A dozen of us shared thoughts about our future plans, and one or two issues led to a brain storming session about potential solutions, where everyone chipped in with their own experience. […]


Business Support at the Forest Enterprise Fair 2014

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The Forest of Dean’s very own business start up service ‘Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs’ has run a second annual Forest Enterprise Fair as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 (the nation’s largest entrepreneurship-focused campaign) with the help of event sponsors Learn Direct, Ultimate Cleaning Solutions, UnLtd and Adult Education in Gloucestershire. Project volunteer and business […]


Getting Ready To Grow And The Growth Hub

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There was a slightly different “alumni” networking evening on 12th November, as entrepreneurs were invited to say what future services they would like from the Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs project. The event took place in the Enterprise Hub at Vantage Point Business Village, Micheldean, and a number of points were made: One-person lifestyle or “micro” […]


Entrepreneurs Alumni, being passionate about your business

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A dozen entrepreneurs attended a networking evening at Cinderford Rugby Club organised by Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs on 18th September as part of the Entrepreneurs Alumni bi-monthly events. The main speaker was Kim O’Rourke of Merrie Marketing Ltd, who gave a number of tips about being passionate about your business. Questions of Passion? Spiritual energy […]


Forest Showcase

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Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs made many new contacts when they exhibited at this year’s Forest Showcase event on 5th October at Speech House. The sun shone which brought out the crowds and a steady stream of visitors flowed past the stand all day. Five project volunteers shared stints on the stand and all of them […]


Networking and Knowledge

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15 entrepreneurs gathered together to gain knowledge, support and to network on 21st May in the second Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs Networking evenings. The venue was the recently opened University of Gloucestershire’s new Enterprise Hub in the Vantage Point Business Village. Enterprise Hub to benefits Forest start-ups Basil Omar from the University was on hand […]


Forest Enterprise Fair

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It had always been one of the Forest of Dean Entrepreneurs project’s aims to host a significant event locally to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week in November. Global Entrepreneurship Week is an international celebration of all things around ‘business start-up’. We decided to host an event that would do three main things: celebrate success stories […]