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The LWBN is providing additional free advertising, for LWBN members only, via the lower- wensleydale.com web site and it’s so easy. All members have to do is email a JPEG of your business logo or a suitable picture together with web site address in landscape format to info@lwbusinessnetwork.co.uk. These will be posted, absolutely free of … Read more

Published 12th October 2017 under Members News


How do start up or existing businesses find the most suitable grant and/or funding for their business needs? In a recent study by the Lower Wensleydale Business Network (LWBN) Research Team it became obvious that small businesses looking for funding are faced with numerous options. Some of the options are not suitable for their needs … Read more

Published 11th October 2017 under Members News


It would seem that both businesses and the public are confused about the use in the UK of old and new £1 coins, £5 notes and £10 notes. The £1 coin The new 12-sided £1 coin became legal tender on the 28th March 2017. As from 15th October 2017 the old coin will cease to … Read more

Published 8th October 2017 under Business News & Members 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


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


Members are invited to attend a Business Rates Consultation meeting on Monday 23rd January at 1:00pm at Mercury House, Richmond. The purpose of this meeting is to provide an update on the latest government proposals and changes relating to business rates. This will include the Business rates 2017 revaluation, localisation of business rates including discounts, … Read more

Published 12th January 2017 under Business News & Members 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


An email is in circulation pertaining to come from a Met Police email account. The email sender is shown as crime@content.met.police.uk.This is not a valid Metropolitan Police email address. The subject is shown as Crime Prevention Advice. A file called 11212527.zip is attached to the email. The text of the message is as follows: TO … Read more

Published 27th November 2016 under Business News & Members 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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Mentoring and Internship Scheme Offers Exciting Opportunities for Members

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

The Wensleydale School to unveil “exciting” new Sixth Form offer

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