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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


Please join the LWBN with Hannah Russell and Dales Creations every Tuesday between 8 and 9pm for a Networking hour on Twitter – just #Dalesnews to join in and network.

Published 2nd November 2016 under Business News & Local News


Emergency First Aid at Work QA Level 2 Award 3 year certificate 1 day course £55.00 inc. VAT and certificate Tuesday 7th June 2016. 9.00am – 4.00pm Key Centre. Park Lane. Middleham For further details or to reserve a place ring 01969 624002 or email: office@middlehamkey.co.uk Food Safety in Catering DMG Level 2 Award: I … Read more

Published 16th May 2016 under Business News & Local News & Members News


Have you ever wished that you had all the answers to your business questions in one place? Well that’s what a Popup Business Cafe is. The Local Enterprise Partnership will be upstairs at the Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes with a room full of trusted experts who have volunteered to answer your questions. We will have … Read more

Published 18th April 2016 under Business News & Local News


An opportunity for the public to attend a free open meeting to discuss the Farmer-Scientist Network Brexit Report The Q&A panel are: Prof. Wyn Grant, Prof. Michael Cardwell. Bill Cowling and Malcolm Fewster The Chairman is: Richard Walls. Former BBC North correspondent Venue and Location: The Garden Room at Tennants, Leyburn. DL8 5SG Times:  Please … Read more

Published 8th March 2016 under Business News & Local News


Lower Wensleydale Business Network Members and new businesses considering starting up in the area are invited to attend free 1to1 drop in sessions offering advice on business start ups. The sessions which are being facilitated by Business Support and Development Ltd are taking place every Monday between 10 am and 3 pm at Richmondshire District … Read more

Published 2nd March 2016 under Local News


It is hard to believe that the Lower Wensleydale Business Network has now been in operation for just three months and yet in that time we have: Established a very effective organisation. Put in place a team of business people, with specialist skills who have already provided members with information on Shared Parental Leave and … Read more

Published 16th January 2016 under Local News & Members 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