“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:
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.
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.
Established in 2000, The Walking Shop is a specialist outdoor shop located in Leyburn, North Yorkshire. The shop is owned and staffed by outdoor enthusiasts with varied outdoor pursuit interests, and in most cases you can talk to someone who has actually used the bit of kit that you intend to buy! We specialise in ... Read more
Berry’s Farm Shop & Cafe. The centre of Wensleydale for locally sourced produce, hearty food, rare breeds and family walks 7 days a week.
Horace Walpole invented the word Serendipity in the 18th Century and it is; ‘The faculty of making happy and unexpected discoveries by accident’. This is the experience we wish to create at Serendipity. We seek out the unusual, the beautiful and all things wonderful. We then assemble our collections so our customers can make their ... Read more
Being a member of the Lower Wensleydale Business Network provides many advantages to your business and the local business environment. All members benefit from
Regular up to date business information on business related subjects
Being part of an organisation which has the strength to voice your opinions.
Free 'enhanced' listing of your business in the Dales Business Directory.
Join fellow members in our relaxed and friendly networking events.
Access to the members only web site and administration office.
Help and advice for new and existing businesses.
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 more9th May 2018 under Members News
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
Metcalfe Farms Needs You! One of the great things about business and administration is that you can work almost anywhere. With your transferable skills, you could be working in a marketing company or a charity. Administration roles are also and excellent starting point to move into management once you have more experience. For further information … Read more