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Welcome To The Lower Wensleydale Business Network

“If we provide information and leadership and promote discussion; if we pull together the knowledge, experience and strength of local business people, we can create opportunities that will benefit not only our own businesses, but also the whole local community.”

Richard Sanderson, Chairman of the Lower Wensleydale Business Network

The Lower Wensleydale Business Network, which now covers Bedale, Leyburn and the surrounding areas is an organisation established to:

  • Support the development of existing businesses.
  • Promote the establishment of new businesses.
  • Develop and promote a business friendly environment.

Networking events are held monthly, either meeting over breakfast or in the evening with light refreshments. These events allow members the opportunity to showcase their businesses, discuss business issues and share information with other members in a relaxed and friendly environment.

If you are looking to start a new business, expand your network of business contacts, or looking for advice please join us at one of our events and experience the benefits of membership for yourself.

Our Members

The members of the Lower Wensleydale Business Network come from all sectors of the business world and have diverse business backgrounds and interests. The one goal we all share is to make our businesses and the local business environment better.

Our members include

The Gluten Free Kitchen Ltd

The Gluten Free Kitchen produces a delicious range of food free from gluten, wheat, dairy, egg, and soya, which you can buy online from us, or buy through our stockists nationwide. Our bakery produces a mouth-watering menu for people on a Free From diet, including breads and pastries, succulent savouries, indulgent puddings, and deliciously decadent ... Read more

Puzzle Boutique

Casual elegance. Contemporary style A constantly changing selection of chic, quirky clothes and up-to-minute accessories. Soft and sumptuous fabrics and bold designs to dress up, or dress down. Eye catching easy-to-wear individual style. And at prices that won’t break the bank. Puzzle Boutique may be small, but you’ll be amazed at how much we’ve fitted ... Read more

News

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Members Only Discount in Richmondshire Today Magazine

All members of the Lower Wensleydale Business Network can now receive a 10% discount on advertising in Richmondshire Today Magazine. They publish 10,000 copies and distribute them to homes and businesses across Richmondshire. The offer can be added to any discounts already given for block booking, up to a maximum of 25 per cent off. If you’re … Read more

9th May 2018 under Members News

Apprenticeship Opportunities


  • Apprentice Commis Chef

    If you are interested in a rewarding career within the hospitality and catering industry and would like to gain experience through learning whilst working within a catering environment (work based) Apprenticeship could be the right choice for you. For further information and support please contact Darlington College (www.darlington.ac.uk) on 01324 503030

  • Apprentice Commis Chef

    The Friars Head Needs You! If you are interested in a rewarding career within the hospitality and catering industry and would like to gain experience through learning whilst working within a catering environment (work based) Apprenticeship could be the right choice for you. For further information and support please contact Darlington College (www.darlington.ac.uk) on 01324 503030