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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

This SMALL BUSINESS GRANT SCHEME has been established to support small businesses which aim to generate an increase in business turnover or job creation within the District. A total of £30,000 has been set aside for this financial year. The scheme will initially be split into five areas which will each have £6,000 available to … Read more

Published 5th December 2016 under Business News & Local News

The ECONOMIC GROWTH FUND is designed to support initiatives and projects which aim to achieve growth in the district economy through commercial activity. This grant scheme has a total of £300,000 to allocate for this financial year. Applications received will be considered on a quarterly basis and the scheme will close following the allocation of … Read more

Published 5th December 2016 under Business News & Local News

Six Lower Wensleydale Business Network members, representing Law, Accountancy, Banking, Hospitality, IT and Graphic Design and Business, gave careers presentations to the sixth form students of Wensleydale School and Six Form. Each presentation was followed by questions and answers and students were encouraged to ask further questions in one to one sessions. This face to … Read more

Published 4th December 2016 under Local News & Members News

Hannah Russell is now responsible for Marketing and Event Management. Hannah has her own Events Management company set in the Yorkshire Dales. After completing her Events Management and International Events management degree in 2015. Hannah Organises events throughout North Yorkshire and works with existing events to bring them up to a high standard, her experience … Read more

Published 2nd December 2016 under Local News & Members News

Next Event

LW Business Network Meeting - 9th September 2019

  • 09/09/2019
  • 6.30pm
  • Kims Cafe and Bistro, Market Place, Leyburn.

With presentation and Q&A from Barclays Bank on the impact of faud on small businesses.

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