The Colony Networking Group was founded in 2010 and supports local businesses and communities in the South Warrington area.

Colony Business offers PAYG, non-membership networking and training events to male and female business owners.

Colony Business enables businesses of all sizes and structures based or trading in Cheshire, Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside to network and receive support in a friendly and relaxed environment and to provide information, support, and contacts that can facilitate growth and promote success.

Previous business events have included drop-in networking sessions, speed networking, presentations from keynote speakers, workshops, seminars, and the Warrington Business Expo.

To view Colony Business event video’s, click here

Colony Community is a new community initiative launched in 2015 with events and workshops that will profile local services that can assist with modern day family lifestyle challenges.

Colony Community closes the gap between Business and Community by connecting great local services and expertise with local residents on subjects that could really make a difference to the wellbeing of families.

Upcoming community events include Think Family Health, Think Family Finances, and Think Family Internet Safety, all to run at local community venues and support local charities and concerns.

8 facts to get to know Colony’s owner, Kirsty James

The Colony Networking Group is run by Lymm-based businesswoman and community-driven mother of three Kirsty James.

Kirsty James - Colony Networking

Kirsty grew up in Lymm, studied & lived down south and abroad, then dragged her husband ‘up north’ in 2004 to raise their family back in Lymm

Kirsty runs 3 local businesses and is an avid networker and champion of local business and community development

Kirsty sky-dived, bungy-jumped, sandboarded and handglided BC (‘before children’)

Kirsty was once held at gunpoint in an armed robbery in a post office and was given a very large glass of brandy by the police before driving home

Kirsty is a fluent French speaker, is qualified in Business in both England and France, and now helps run Lymm Twin Town (French) Society

Kirsty worked in a corporate environment, both in the UK and overseas, for over ten years before setting up her first business in 2007. View Linkedin profile.

After piloting Lymm Networking Group in 2007, Kirsty then co-founded Colony in 2010 to provide support, training & networking events to small businesses.