THE successful use of social media will be the theme of a business networking group's March meeting.

The Teesdale Women in Rural Enterprise (WiRE) group will focus on tips, tricks and suggestions to make the most of Facebook and Twitter at The Witham, Barnard Castle, from 10.15am to 12.15pm on Thursday, March 13.

Alex Nicholson, leader of Teesdale WiRE, said she hoped to build on the success of the group's inaugural meeting in January.

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“The positive feedback from our first meeting shows that this support and networking opportunity is invaluable to women in Teesdale.

“There are some many amazing businesses in Teesdale and we look forward to building a strong WiRE network here to help each other thrive and succeed.”

For further details and to book a place at the March meeting, go to or email It costs £3 to cover venue hire and refreshments.