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Wyred Up

Wyred Up is a free business support network for businesses and organisations located in Wyre, or who contribute to Wyre’s economy.

In 2008, Wyre Council created the Wyred Up networking group to help enable businesses to connect across the borough and to encourage local businesses to trade with each other.

The council has relaunched this service to create a network to help local businesses access government grants, identify training and networking opportunities at preferential rates, and take advantage of business support services.

Wyred Up member benefits

Wyred Up members can claim benefits from our partners, including discounted membership. Plus, you will be able to access advice, networking opportunities, grant funding, and support.

Our partners

Thank you to our partners for helping to make Wyred Up a great service for businesses in Wyre:

  • Boost Lancashire offers a range of funded support programmes and a team of business advisors you can chat to. To find out more visit Boost Lancashire
  • The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) helps small businesses in achieving their ambitions. To find out more visit Federation of Small Businesses
  • Lancashire Careers Hub provides the resources to support high-quality career programmes. To find out more visit Lancashire Careers Hub

Join Wyred Up

If you are interested in joining Wyred up register your interest by emailing regeneration@wyre.gov.uk, or call 01253 887261.

Wyred Up newsletter

To keep up to date with the latest news from Wyred Up and Wyre Council, you can sign up online. 

Sign-up to the Wyred Up Newsletter

Previous newsletters

Wyred Up January 2024 Newsletter 

Wyred up events

Wyred Up is hosting a brand new free event for anyone looking for advice on starting a business.

Starting a Business Event
Fleetwood Nautical Centre FY7 8JZ
Wednesday 21 February
4pm - 6.30pm


This event is perfect for anyone who -

  • Is looking to turn a brilliant idea into reality
  • Wants to know how to convert a passion or a hobby into a viable business
  • Is self-employed
  • In your 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of business and need advice on what to do next

During this event you will get the opportunity to:

  • network with other entrepreneurs and prospective new business owners.
  • see our business research tools to get industry & market information.
  • learn about further business support which is available to you.
  • talk to our business support partners at Boost Flying Start and other experts

All helping you to achieve your personal and business goals.

There's free refreshments too 

Click here to register for the event or email regeneration@wyre.gov.uk

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Find further funding and advice

To find out about the latest funding and business support opportunities visit Lancashare - Funding. This is a useful tool to filter your needs and requirements.

Brought to you by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), the Innovation Clinic adds value to business propositions for Lancashire SMEs through applied research, design thinking, and business strategy. Visit UCLan - Product Development (Innovation Clinic) for more details.