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Askew Business Network March News

Response to talk on 16 February

The talk by Robert Seatter, Head of BBC History, at The Greyhound on Thursday 16 February was highly successful with around 40 people attending. We had such a good response that we hope to run more of these in the near future.


Celebration of women in Hammersmith

Hammersmith United Charities, with some help from the Big Lottery, is planning a celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2-6pm at Askew Road Church.

Our celebration will also call on local women to have a go at something new – we are preparing workshops to try creative writing, sport, horticulture, social enterprise, story telling, children’s activities and more. All free. For more information contact Nora Laraki nora.laraki@hamunitedcharities.com www.huccelebration.org


H&F Means Business

Do you run a business? Would you like to? Our annual traders’ event is back and packed with ideas to help you succeed. H&F Means Business is a free day of networking, training and advice. The event takes place from 9am to 5pm on Thursday 16 March at Hammersmith Town Hall.

Register now to guarantee your free place or to find out how to be an exhibitor. You can also call the team on 0333 358 3399. The day will include:

  • An exhibition with more than 30 organisations to help advise and support your businessNetworking sessions
  • One-to-one advice
  • Seminars including a start-up master class, using social media, finding funding and a Q&A with a panel of experts.

The Upper Room Winter Lectures

Back, by popular demand, the fourth round of Winter Lectures at The Upper Room, sponsored by Finlay Brewer. The third one is on:

  • Thursday 30 March: What has happened to the unaccompanied child refugees in Europe? Lord Alf Dubs

All lectures will take place in St Saviour’s Church, Cobbold Road, W12 9LN, 8.00-9.00pm. Refreshments will be available from 7.40pm. Donations welcome.

Space is limited, so in order to guarantee yourself a seat for any of the lectures please telephone Arlene on 0208 740 5688 or email me on: uradmin@theupperroom.org.uk


Featured Business

We regularly feature an article by a local business. Bianca Sainty Personal Training, specialists in Small Group and 1-2-1 Personal Training, outdoors in the Hammersmith and Fulham area. You can read the article [here...].

If you would like to be our featured business of the month, please email info@askewbusiness.co.uk, there is a small charge of £25 to cover administrative costs.


West London Walks

Join Caroline MacMillan for her March walks below. More details are on her website www.westlondonwalks.co.uk. To book your place, please email her.
  • Saturday 4 March, 2017, 10.00 am: BEDFORD PARK
  • Sunday 19 March, 2017, 3.00 pm: CHISWICK RIVERSIDE
  • Tuesday 21 March, 2017, 10.00 am: PORTOBELLO ROAD

Dates for your diary

Our networking meetings take place once a month, on different days of the week so as to reach as many people as possible. Dates of our next few meetings are below. We now have a calendar of our own and other local events on our www.askewbusiness.co.uk/events.

  • Tuesday 28 March 12.30-2pm: Grab a Bite Networking Lunch, The Orchard Tavern, 136 Askew Road, W12 9BP;
  • Tuesday 25 April 12.30-2pm: Grab a Bite Networking Lunch, The Orchard Tavern, 136 Askew Road, W12 9BP;

Are you a local plumber? IT expert? Baker?

Advertise your local business in the Askew Business Directory. It’s absolutely free to register and takes two minutes to enter your details. Askew Business Network developed the business directory for local independent businesses run by people who live and work around Askew Road. It’s a useful source of contacts for businesses and residents alike. Go to our website www.askewbusiness.co.uk/business-directory and register now.

Our ABN questionnaire

We welcome suggestions to help us develop for future events and occasions and we hope you will join us to help build a stronger, vibrant, thriving community. We have put together a questionnaire on Survey Monkey which we hope you can find the time to complete.

Tell us about your event

On the ABN website, we have a page dedicated to local events and news about what businesses around the Askew Road are up to. If you have any news about your business that you would like included, please tweet us at @AskewVillage or email us at info@askewbusiness.co.uk.

Local Askew Mag

Pick up your copy of the latest edition of the Askew 'Meet your Neighbours' magazine, sponsored by Finlay Brewer, from local shops or meet your neighbours in the online version at Askew Mag.

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