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A Yorkshire Dales school is launching a new vision for supporting students with their health and wellbeing. Wensleydale School & Sixth Form, in Leyburn, has had a difficult year. The school has had to make some tough decisions based on funding. In February the school building was closed off after a bomb scare and, most … Read more

Published 22nd July 2019 under Business News & Local News


Expanding Dales company moves from family farm to business park

Published 1st July 2019 under Business News & Local News


Entries are now open for the 8th Flavours of Herriot Country Awards – shining a light on all the outstanding, entrepreneurial and innovative food and drink businesses within Hambleton and Richmondshire.

Published 12th June 2019 under Business News & Local News


The expansion of Catterick Garrison has prompted three established local businesses to launch new branches in the town.

Published 12th June 2019 under Business News & Local News


What wonderful news! Congratulations David on your MBE and thanks for all you do for businesses and young people in the area.

Published 7th June 2019 under Business News & Local News


Good coffee, cocktails, local beers and hearty food are now the order of the day at the reopened The Fleece Yorkshire, says the new owner. – Richmondshire Today

Published 5th June 2019 under Business News & Local News


The Lower Wensleydale Business Network has responded to the demand from local businesses for more clarity on business rates by arranging and hosting an open meeting. Business owners believe that the imposition of the new business rates is placing an unacceptable burden on their businesses and the future of trade in the area and particularly … Read more

Published 9th May 2018 under Business News & Local News & Members News


This week The Lower Wensleydale Business Network facilitated some GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) training at The Jonas Centre in Redmire. York University had secured European funding to deliver the course through Advent IM Limited.Mike Gillespie, MD and Co-founder of Advent was the trainer for the day which was attended by 14 delegates, made up … Read more

Published 3rd May 2018 under Business News & Local News & Members News


We have an exciting opportunity which will connect our members with the next generation of business leaders thanks to a partnership with Wensleydale School and Sixth Form in Leyburn. We are looking for mentors and internship providers who we can match with students who are keen to pursue a vocational business route, over the more … Read more

Published 8th March 2018 under Business News & Local News


The National Living Wage applies to employees aged 25 or over. The National Minimum Wage applies to employees aged 24 and under. Increases in the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage came into effect on the 1st of April 2017. The National Living Wage rates are now as follows: Employees aged 25 and … Read more

Published 8th October 2017 under Business News


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LW Business Network Meeting - 9th September 2019

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  • 6.30pm
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Wensleydale School establishes Wellbeing Vision

A Yorkshire Dales school is launching a new vision for supporting students with their health and wellbeing. Wensleydale School & Sixth Form, in Leyburn, has had a difficult year. The school has had to make some tough decisions based on funding. In February the school building was closed off after a bomb scare and, most … Read more

A Dales company has expanded from the family farm to a business park - Richmondshire Today

Expanding Dales company moves from family farm to business park