209Local business owners and managers in Thirsk are reminded that they can utilise their lunch break next week and learn while they eat and chat with their counterparts.

The Lunch and Learn event organised by Hambleton District Council at Rural Arts in Thirsk on 24 September takes place from 12.30 – 2pm and costs £5.96 including lunch.

It will focus on two key topics. Deborah Goodall from Aer8 Marketing will give a presentation on marketing tips for small businesses while ‘Sit near the door and other tips for having tricky workplace conversations’ is the title of Jane Coope, HR Director of Vale of York’s talk.

To book a place visit www.eventbrite.co.uk   or for more information contact Emma Snaith, Business and Economy Trainee Officer on 01609 767058 or emma.snaith@hambleton.gov.uk