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RBN Business Breakfast,

Richmondshire Cricket Club,
Wednesday the 9th May 2018

For our May Business Breakfast, we're going back to where the RBN first started in 2010 for our first event as "Richmondshire Business Network". (Wednesday the 9th of May 07.30 - 09.00.)
Join us for a brilliant breakfast and plenty of chat with local business people - a great start to your day!

We already have over 20 people booked for this event so please book as soon as possible.
Remember to bring plenty of business cards!

By pre-booking you can help us keep the "Early birds" price at only £10.00 for members and £12.50 for non-members (i.e. book/register before 17:00 on Monday the 7th of May - after this date prices increase to £12.50 & £15.00 respectively).

  • Non-members can visit on two occasions @ £12.50 before applying for RBN membership. 
  • Current RBTA members can book @ £10.00 on two occasions before applying for RBN membership

An attendees list will be issued on Tuesday the 8th to allow introductions / meetings to be made prior to the breakfast - please register a.s.a.p. to be included.

To book click here or email 

At our Business Breakfast events, we invite two RBN members to be "in the spotlight". If you would like the opportunity to highlight your business, just contact us by email:

(Due to circumstances beyond our control, we were required to change venues on this date - Thank you to the staff at the cricket club for allowing us to switch from our June date at short notice)

RBN Working Lunch, at The Fleece Hotel, Richmond
 Wednesday 23rd of May

12.00 for 12.30 lunch

Enjoy a relaxed lunch and a chance to chat with a group of local business people in the newly refurbished Fleece Hotel in Richmond. Be one of the first people to experience what is bound to be a "must go to" destinations in North Yorkshire.

We have reserved 20 places to enjoy a two course lunch (plus coffee / tea) from a special  lunch menu

To book click HERE
£12.50 for members
£15.00 for visitors/guests 

A copy of the menu will be emailed to you in time for you to make your selection PRIOR TO THE EVENT.
This is likely to be a very popular event so please book sooner rather than later.

Learn the Secrets that your Feet Reveal

Wednesday 9th May 2018
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Kathy is very excited to be welcoming Jane Sheehan to Ginger Tree Salon in May. It was many years ago that Kathy first read about Jane and really wanted to meet her. She was fortunate to join an evening session just like the one she is now hosting, and Jane did not disappoint. Entertaining, informative and a wonderful therapist, Jane will guide us through the evening. Learn the secrets that your feet reveal about your emotions and personality with the UK’s leading foot reader and Author of Let’s Read Our Feet and The Foot Reading Coach.
Join us for a glass of fizz and some fun, as well as finding out what your feet can tell you about yourself and your emotional wellbeing.
Price: £10.00
For further information, please email Kathy or book directly via

2-day CPD Foot Reading Course with Jane Sheehan
Thursday 10th and Friday 11th May 2018
Ginger Tree is hosting this fascinating course aimed at practitioners who would like to learn more about foot reading; during the 2-day course, Jane will cover Foot Reading Theory and run a Practical Workshop. The course is designed to give practitioners a deeper understanding of the way emotional aspects and personalities are reflected on their clients’ feet.  This knowledge can be used in a therapeutic way by those with counselling skills or can be used to interest potential clients into learning more about what their feet can tell them in terms of health or emotional issues.
Price: £170.00 for both days (£85 per day) includes refreshments on arrival and throughout the day, both days.  Lunch is not provided.
For further information contact Jane directly on 07739 802175 or via email:  or email Kathy

These events will be held at Ginger Tree, Holistic Health & Beauty, 7 Aske Stables, Aske, Richmond DL10 5HG. Parking available.

Spring Giftwrapping Workshop - 19th May 10.00am - 3.00pm

Join me on the 19th May at the Garden Rooms at Tennants in Leyburn to learn the techniques to giftwrap like a professional. 

On the day I will be sharing my top tips for giftwrapping and there will be plenty of opportunity to practice key techniques. By the end of the workshop you will take home a perfectly wrapped box and bottle, know how to tie a perfect bow as well as confidently use ribbon creatively. 

All materials & refreshments are provided including some very unique giftwrap. Find out more about the wrap here.

The workshop is suitable for all skill levels. Please bring a sharp pair of scissors with you.

To find out more and to book visit in the Giftwrapping menu.

Thank you,

M: 07702 160617

For details of May events click on the logo


DL Expo - May 17th 2018

Darlington Business Club
Meetings on the first Wednesday evening of every month


The second Local Businesses Race Day at Catterick Races on Thursday 24th May 2018
Offers available to local businesses within the Richmond Business Network 
HALF PRICE admission to the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure, for any RBN member,making tickets just £7.50 each. Please note that this ticket offer must be booked in advance, please contact the racecourse office on 01748 811478 as the discount is not available online and mention RBN.
In addition, we’re also offering RBN businesses the following discounts at this meeting:
  • 20% off corporate race sponsorship
  • Half price trade stand
 There is limited space available for both trade stands & race sponsorship, and places will be offered on a first come first serve basis. We ask that anyone interested in bringing a trade stand or sponsoring on the day books early to avoid any disappointment.
Emma Binnian
Sales & Marketing Manager 
Catterick Racecourse 
01748 811478 
01748 811082 
07392 086014

If your business would benefit from a fully funded graduate intern, we’d love to hear from you.

Teesside University have funding for 6 week summer internships starting in June 2018. If your organisation is able to provide a 6 week project to a recent graduate or 2nd year student, Teesside University will pay the salary.

The University is keen to provide students and graduates with opportunities to both demonstrate and develop their skills and this is an excellent and risk-free option for businesses to sample some of our fantastic graduate talent.
Key Benefits:
·         No cost to you (the intern will be an employee of the University and we pay their salary)
·         An intern working on a project in your organisation for a 6-week period
·         A risk-free opportunity to sample graduate talent without committing to a full-time role
·         A free recruitment option if you are looking to recruit in the near future

  • all students covered by the University’s Public Liability insurance during their placement

Our aim is to provide the best match between host organisations and our students/graduates, so please consider carefully the essential criteria on the project proposal form. You are welcome to submit multiple opportunities
Please email to request a Project Proposal Form and return it to by Friday 4th May 2018
Places are limited and an early reply is recommended. 
Kind Regards,
Chris Roberts
Graduate Recruitment Team Manager
The REED NCFE Partnership at Teesside University
T: 01642 738 702  
M: 07712 324 026

Hambleton Business Conference  
Friday 11 May at 9:30am
What keeps you up in the early hours? Come along and hear inspirational speakers on skills shortages, recruitment, HR, cyber security and Brexit. What does the future hold? What support is out there to help? This event will help address some of the issues in business with advice. Speakers include:

  • Barry Dodd CBE - Chairman, GSM Group 
  • Martin McTague - National Policy Chairman, FSB 
  • GCHQ

You will be able to discuss these challenging issues and leave with ideas and solutions to implement in your business. A great opportunity for networking between businesses and business support available on the day. Sponsored by FSB, Teesside University, Colin Hutson Accounting and Northern Skills Group. Book here.

A one day emergency First Aid at work course running in Darlington - Wed 30th May 18, 0900 - 1630hrs.
 A&E pride ourselves that we give training that makes people confident and not just a name on a certificate. ​

​This course is valid for 3 years and costs £75 + Vat each or if booking 3 or more spaces £70 + Vat each.

If you would like to book a space or require anymore information, please just click on the logo above.

Many thanks,
Alison​ L Whitworth, Director 

A&E Harmonious Compliance Training
Mob: 07793252157 / Tel: 01748 821260

Training People to Save Lives and Work Safe!

For information click on the logo


First Monday evening every month
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