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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 Wensleydale School is launching a new offer for its Post-16 students on Thursday 9th of November. Starting from next September, students in the school’s Sixth Form will be able to access an exciting new curriculum that will prepare them to exceed and excel in the world of business. Charles Barnett, who will lead the … Read more

Published 5th November 2017 under Local News


From www.thebusinessdesk.com A £1.6m project to help North Yorkshire businesses improve their use of digital technology is being launched in Scarborough. CU Scarborough, part of the Coventry University Group, is launching a Digital Advantage project which will deliver digital technology workshops and one-to-one support to 150 SMEs across the county. Support will cover the use of … Read more

Published 13th June 2017 under Business News & Local News


The Market Square in the center of Leyburn will again become an area for all things 1940s with music, singing, dancing, stalls and all manner of military vehicles, farm machinery, busses, vintage cars and steam traction engines. The event will start on the evening of Friday the 21st of July with a 1940’s style dance … Read more

Published 6th March 2017 under Business News & Local News & Members News


Building on the success of the 2016 Dales Festival of Food and Drink the event will again be held in Leyburn Town Squares with 80 food and drink stalls, craft stalls at Thornborough Hall and the Methodist School Hall, bands, demonstrations, and cookery displays in the Entertainment Marquee, a grand draw and children’s activities. The … Read more

Published 6th March 2017 under Business News & Local News


The 2017 Lower Wensleydale Business Network “Traders Ball” is on Saturday the 30th of September at Tennants in Leyburn. The “Traders Ball” is the business event of the year and for 2017 we have something new planned, so put the date in your diary now. More information to follow.

Published 6th March 2017 under Local News & Members News


The Post Office has announced yet another price increasing to its letter and parcel postal rates as from the 27th of March 2017 As from that date the following postal rates will apply: Letters Standard size second class will increase by 1p from 55p to 56p Standard size first class will increase by 1p 64p … Read more

Published 1st March 2017 under Local News


THE future of rural businesses such as cattle marts could be under threat due to business rate increases. The rates are based on a property’s rentable value and the government is reviewing the amounts charged, but there are fears that this could lead to hefty increases particularly for those with a large property footprint such … Read more

Published 27th February 2017 under Business News & Local 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

The Lower Wensleydale Business Network to host open meeting to discuss Business Rates

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