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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


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


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Leyburn 1940s Weekend 2019

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  • from 10am
  • Leyburn Town Centre

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