Working on Behalf of Our Members in Richmond and nearby villages
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A new video focussing on Richmond’s independent businesses and attractions has been launched by Richmond Town Council to promote Richmond’s shops, businesses and attractions.
The video, produced by local company, Trimble Productions, showcases a broad representation of independents, which predominate in Richmond. Over one hundred retailers, cafes, restaurants and pubs offer a unique blend of welcoming, personal attention in a historic market town setting.
Councillor Philip Wicks, who led the initiative said, “Richmond Town Council supported the use of the Government’s Welcome Back Fund to create the video to encourage people back into the town supporting our many local, independent, businesses”. He added “It makes me smile every time I watch it!”
Richmond, North Yorkshire - so much to discover, so much to enjoy.
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The original Richmond Richmond Business and Tourism Association is made up from a group of people from all sorts of businesses in Richmond and the surrounding areas.
We all care deeply about our original Richmond and work to keep and improve this lovely market town as a thriving community for those who live, work, play and visit. We promote all aspects of business and tourism for the benefit of our members, their businesses and the wider community.
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…to be progressive, provide encouragement for each other, share knowledge, adopt best practice and welcome new members to join us.
We are working hard to show the world what Richmond has to offer and we willingly give advice to anyone thinking of setting up business in the area. The Association provides a voice for local businesses, is consulted by a range of agencies and strategic bodies and has a say on developments in the area. The Association also supports and initiates activities which promote the town and contribute towards its economic success.
We are pleased that you have visited our website, which is an example of how we work on behalf of our members and the area. You do not need to be in business to find out about working, living or visiting Richmond, so do please read on.
A year of events and celebrations to mark 950 years of our town
We have been here for 950 years and even a pandemic couldn't stop us celebrating!
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Richmond is a pretty special place to live. A cohesive and vibrant community spirit forms the background of Richmond life!
A visitor to Richmond might not realise what a diverse collection of high quality businesses the town has from boutique shops to a diverse range of manufacturing businesses.
Richmond, especially on a summer's evening, certainly has a slightly "continental" feel: Prince Charles compared the town centre to Siena!