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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 Walking Shop Ltd

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

Berry’s Farm Shop & Cafe. The centre of Wensleydale for locally sourced produce, hearty food, rare breeds and family walks 7 days a week.

Serendipity Interiors

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

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

    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

  • Level 2 Business Administration, Leyburn

    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