The Lower Wensleydale Business Network held its first Event at the Bolton Arms, Leyburn on the 9th of December.
The members and non members who attended from Leyburn, Bedale and surrounding areas were told that the objectives of the evening were to:
This was followed by a short report on progress and future activities of the business network and a demonstration of the business information that is now available on the web site.
Seven local businesses took the opportunity to show case their activities to the assembled audience via short presentations and the distribution of trade literature.
It was clear from the conversation afterwards that the attendees had not appreciated what businesses in the Lower Wensleydale area had to offer and that they would welcome another event in the future that gave them the opportunity to talk together and discuss their business issues.