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  1. Business Breakfasts from July

    Brasserie Business Breakfasts I know lunchtime meetings are not good for a lot of people, so, for a trial period we will have a monthly Business Breakfast at The Brasserie at The Courtyard on the A65. These will be 8am-9.30am on the fourth Tuesday of the month.  First one will be Tuesday 23rd July and […]

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  2. More meeting dates

    Meetings Please book through the Eventbrite page if you are coming. Weds June 19th we will be at Airton Quaker Meeting House and Floe has kindly offered to do some soup afterwards. Please book online and say whether you plan to just come for the meeting or stay for food afterwards. Monday July 15th we […]

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  3. More meeting dates

    Upcoming lunchtime meetings All meetings are 11.30am-1pm Wednesday 17th April at Newton Grange Bed and Breakfast and Holiday Cottages at Bank Newton near Gargrave Monday 13th May at Hesbert Hall Farm, Tosside the home of the Great British Farm Project Wednesday 19th June we will be visiting the Quaker Meeting House and Bunk Barn at […]

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  4. Meetings and upcoming events

    Settle Networking Group is a collection of local business folk, mostly are based in the Settle area of the Yorkshire Dales. The group started in October 2011 in Settle but has expanded to include Bentham, Ingleton, Malham and also Skipton businesses. We work closely with the Settle Chamber of Trade and also with the local […]

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  5. Office space, conference rooms and hotdesking

    There is a list of venues on this site offering meeting rooms available in Settle Office space at Settle Town Hall – Available from November 2012 Old Council Chamber Historically the most important room on the first floor, the previous Council Chamber is a light airy space with high ceilings and tall windows overlooking the […]

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  6. Meeting Dates for November and December

    Meeting Dates The lunchtime meetings are free and very informal and alternate between Mondays and Wednesdays. We usually have between 20 and 30 people attending and meet between 11.30am and 1pm in business premises in the Settle area but sometimes go further afield. The format is very simple, everyone has a couple of minutes to […]

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  7. Settle Business Survey

    The networking group has been going for over a year and expanded far more quickly than we could have imagined. There are over 120 businesses on our list and it is currently coordinated by little old me. The Showcase was a great success and was organised by a team of 5 volunteers – this took […]

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  8. Showcase, Prize Winners and Cave Rescue

    Many thanks to all all the businesses, community groups and visitors who made the Settle Showcase such a success. Will write more about the days events next week. We have been sent many pictures and this one gives a flavour of the bustling atmosphere. Thanks especially to Mark Dale who has posted some of his […]

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  9. Caption Competition!

    Over the last few months several great photos have surfaced of people involved with the networking group and I wondered about whether we should do a caption competition. Many people have sent us pictures taken at the Settle Showcase – thanks especially to Mark Dale who has posted some on this website and  Jon Brook […]

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  10. October Meeting at The Courtyard

    What started last October as a small monthly gathering with 12 people on a mailing list has grown to include over 100 businesses and community groups of all shapes and sizes from the Settle, Malham, Ingleton and Bentham areas. The lunchtime meetings are free and very informal and alternate between Mondays and Wednesdays. We usually […]

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  11. Treasure Trail, Tours, Food & Entertainment

    It’s only a few days until the Settle Showcase, and this is your opportunity to come and meet many of the small businesses and organisations that work across the Craven District. Some are working in Settle itself and others in the surrounding villages, such as Clapham, Bentham, Ingleton and Malham. As well as businesses and […]

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  12. Council newsletters, events & broadband survey

    Council Newsletters Craven District Council launched an e-newsletter in July for local businesses. Produced by the Economic Development Team, the e-newsletter is designed to keep our business community up-to-date on latest activity, news and information. Over 170 people have now subscribed and other services are free to make use of the e-newsletter as another way […]

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  13. September meeting

    All our lunchtime networking meetings are free and very informal so no need to be scared! The days alternate between Mondays and Wednesdays and we usually meet between 11.30am and 1pm in business premises in the Settle area but sometimes go further afield. The format is very simple, everyone has a couple of minutes to […]

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  14. Exhibitors

    Whether you are a business or live locally, this is your opportunity to come and meet many of the small businesses and organisations that work across the Craven District. Most are working in Settle itself and the surrounding villages as well as some further afield from Bentham, Ingleton and Malhamdale. Admin 24 Business Support Service […]

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  15. Showcase Workshops, Tours and Talks

    Workshops, Tours and Talks All of these events are FREE.  Thank you to all the businesses and organisations for their enthusiasm and effort in making this happen.  There are 2 types of sessions Drop-in (no need to book) and the scheduled workshops and tours (be quick – places are limited).  Find out more below:- Drop-in […]

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  16. Information and demonstrations

    The Settle Showcase is happening soon and will give you an opportunity to come and meet many of the small businesses and organisations that work across the Craven District. Some are working in Settle itself and others in the surrounding villages, such as Clapham, Bentham, Ingleton and Malham. Whether you’re a local resident interested in […]

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  17. 23rd July Networking Meeting

    A reminder that our next lunchtime networking meeting is on Monday 23rd July at Lower Winskill Farm in Langcliffe. We have an earlier start of 11am as Tom Lord will give us a tour of the farm and talk about some of the conservation and education projects happening there. Please remember to wear sensible shoes […]

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  18. Craven and District Meeting of Meetings

    This invitation has come from George Bellas who is the Craven & District Branch Chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses. All businesses in the area are welcome to come along – you don’t have to be FSB members – the evening is a great opportunity for networking and also hearing what the local business […]

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  19. Lunchtime Networking

    What started last October as a small monthly gathering has grown to include over 80 businesses of many types and sizes from the Settle, Malham, Ingleton and Bentham areas. As well as networking meetings we now offer regular low cost computer training and are planning a Business and Community Showcase in the Autumn. The lunchtime […]

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