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RBN Business Breakfast

Have you visited The Station, Richmond recently?
You might have noticed some changes!

 We're going for a great breakfast and great company on Wednesday the 14th of November, 07.30 - 09.00. The staff will be waiting to give you a warm welcome and to take your order from their new egg breakfast menu 

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 12:00 on Monday the 12th of November - after this date prices increase to £12.50 & £15.00 respectively).

An attendees list will be issued on Tuesday the 11th to allow introductions / meetings to be made prior to the breakfast - please register a.s.a.p. to be included.

To complete your booking online, click here or email 

Remember to bring plenty of business cards!

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:

  • 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

Find out about some great promotional opportunities for RBN members with GYR by contacting John Harding :

Charity Organfest At Aske Chapel, Aske Hall, Richmond, in aid of Just the Job Date: October 13th, 10-5pm approx

There will be a number of local organists being sponsored to play for 30-45 mins each. Each organist will have a sponsor sheet.

For further information please contact Fionagh Bennet at:

thecitysecret Academy and Serendipity 29 have teamed up to offer weekly coworking in the centre of Richmond

work + meet + play is a space established to bring together local businesses to work, collaborate and socialise in a unique, “co-working” office community.

We are more than just "rent a desk". We are building a community of businesses and entrepreneurs who can exchange ideas, learn from each other and have fun!

We are open on a Friday 08:30 – 17:30, and you can come along any time during these hours. Usual cost is £20 (incl. VAT) with free tea/coffee throughout the day, but the first visit is FREE!

We offer flexible booking. Book and pay for the dates you would like to join us; weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually - it's up to you!

For more details:

For details of October & November events click on the logo

Well done to our friends at the RBTA - highlighting how brilliant it is for business and tourism in Richmond 

Not actually a high street but reputed to have the biggest market square in England and described by Prince Charles as the Siena of the North! Justifiably deserving, Richmond, North Yorkshire has been entered into this year’s Great British High Street Awards by the Original Richmond, Richmond Business and Tourism Association (RBTA). Read More...

The press release workshop at City Secret Academy last week was fully booked so Joe is running another on November 23 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. For more details click here

Exciting plans for trekking in 2019.
Want to join Richard?

1. 14-19 March 2019 - the Moroccan Atlas (4 day trek)
2. 18-23 June 2019 - the Spanish Pyrenees (4 day trek)
3. 8-14 July 2019 - the Swiss Alps (5 day trek)
4. 14-22 September 2019 - trek half of the UK Coast to Coast (Part 1) (7 day trek)
5. Slovenia - Triglav Alps - bespoke

Click HERE for more information

Are you a dementia friendly business or retailer?

The process to achieve this status is really simple and can be completed with little or no cost and only needs you to commit to 3 or 4 actions such as:
Commitment 1: Improve staff awareness and understanding.
Commitment 2: Review the physical environment of the store/premises.
Commitment 3: Support staff who develop dementia or care for a person with dementia.
Commitment 4: Support the local community.

We still have some spaces left on the awareness sessions below.  

  • 14th November 2.30 – 3.30 p.m  - Richmond Fire station, 39 I'Anson Rd, Richmond DL10 4NE (8 spaces available)
  • 15th November 6.00 – 7.00 p.m – The Station, Station Yard, Richmond DL10 4LD (8 spaces available)

Please confirm your attendance and let me know which session you would like to attend by emailing using the subject Richmond dementia friends training.
If you are emailing on behalf of a business, please let me know how many people from your business are attending, so we can keep an eye on numbers.
For further information please click HERE

Jo-Anne Simpson
Culture and Wellbeing Delivery Manager
Richmondshire District Council
t: 01748 901045

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


First Monday evening every month
Check website for more information


  • Wednesday 28th of November - RBN "Working Lunch"
  • Tuesday 18th of December - RBN Christmas Lunch