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Latest news about Business Grants coming to the South Pennines

The South Pennines LEADER Local Action group has been successful in securing £1.286M of funding for projects that will create jobs and economic growth in the rural areas of the […]


Love the South Pennines – a guide for businesses

Love the South Pennines? Of course you do. Our natural environment is vital to many businesses in the South Pennines.  Some rely on it: accommodation providers, cafes, pubs, farm shops, […]



The South Pennines Local Distinctiveness Handbook We’ve produced a handbook full of practical tips and marketing advice for visitor-facing businesses in the South Pennines.  Copies are free and if you’d […]


Are you a visitor-facing business in the South Pennines? Then join our Tourism Network – it’s FREE!

We’ve created the South Pennines Tourism Network to help support tourism and related businesses in the area. It’s very simple, informal, and there’s no charge to participate. Who should join? If you work for/own […]

Cow and Calf Rocks, Ilkley (Photo: Sarah Mason)

Contact us

This website is maintained by Pennine Prospects, a rural regeneration company working for the South Pennines. Pennine Prospects Hebden Bridge Visitor Centre Butler’s Wharf Hebden Bridge HX7 8AF Email: […]


What is local distinctiveness?

Local distinctiveness? Sense of place?  ‘Everywhere should have a Local Distinctiveness Coordinator’  Martin Wainwright in The Guardian, 15 February 2012 Local distinctiveness is what makes one place different from another.  It’s the essential […]

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Who does what?

Confused about who does what in Yorkshire/Manchester tourism? Tourism marketing works best through a “funnel” effect. The organisations at the top of this list promote the destination in order to […]