Lou's Thread specialise in bespoke curtains, blinds and all soft furnishings. including interior design.

Offering a wide range of bespoke services from interior design to make up, all lovingly handmade by Louise in her workroom.


Proud of her attention to detail, using the best quality materials and fabrics, Lou's interior design service is tailored to your needs; so whether you need help with one pair of interlined curtains, a roman blind or help with a whole-house project consisting of wallpaper, paint and fabrics she is there to assist.

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Supporting a local future for Wetherby

Buy local, keep your money local

People receive better customer care and service locally. Whether you visit a store on the High Street or I-Street, our small independent enterprises survive by their reputation and repeat business, which means you get a high standard of service. Discover what is on your doorstep, whether you are looking for a job, want to know what's happening or simply who can help.

Reasons to shop local.

1. Help the High Street

2. Support your local economy

2. Save jobs - and create even more

3. Great deals

4. A safer way to shop

5. Preserving the heart of your community

6. A better shopping experience

7. Help the environment

We support every aspect of community life.

Top News Posts

Explore our blog for impactful resources, insightful articles, personal reflections and ideas that inspire action on the topics you care about. Use the categories options to see just the news you want to read.


Fraud trends and emerging issues


It's even easier to support local


Our stylish bi-monthly E-Magazine is the perfect balance between local businesses and their community - use our highlighted links to visit areas of interest. Find out how to get involved here, or click the Magazine below to view the latest edition.

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Aquascapes & Landscaping

Aurora Tech Support

Bespoke Home Cinemas

Camilla Grayley Garden Design

Chic Little Haven

Claire Slater Flowers


Copper & Blonde

Dancing Goat Coffee

Deep Blue Telecom

Dogs Trust

DWB Wealth Consultancy LLP

Franks Accountants

Happy DIY Home

Hartlaw LLP

H&P Fine Foods

Handpicked Wetherby


HQ Hair

Hopscotch Shoes

Karen Sweeney Sales & Event Management

Lee Murphy Personal Training

Little Bird Made

Lou's Thread Interiors

MEJ Accountants

Not Just Travel, Gill Matthews

Renton & Parr


Sweet Cherub Childcare

The Glasshouse Studio

Thorner Flooring


Ware & Kay Solicitors

West Yorkshire Police


Wetherby Manor

Wetherby Orthodontics

Woodhill Kitchen

Yorkshire Choice Awards

Yorkshire Meat Company


Pumpkin Smasher

New in our games area is the Pumpkin Smashing Game. Watch out for more excting games to help you take 5 out of your day.

Your Local Weather

What's the local weather got in store for us in Wetherby?

Supporting local businesses

Business Support, when you need it

Give your business a bigger local voice

Being an independent owner isn't easy, yet Wetherby is bursting with outstanding enterprises and not all on the High Street. We are passionate about our town and want you to succeed. Find a range of ways we can help you give your business a bigger local voice...

Promote your business in Wetherby | Handpicked Wetherby
Free Networking in Wetherby and Harrogate | Handpicked Wetherby
Small Business Support | Handpicked Wetherby
Job Vacancies Wetherby | Handpicked Wetherby
Events in Wetherby | Handpicked Wetherby
Wetherby News | Handpicked Wetherby

FREE Listings for Small Businesses

Our starter membership will give you increased awareness in your local area. Covering Wetherby and Harrogate you will be listed in your relevant area completely FREE, including exposure on our website and the odd tweet here and there.

It might be our most basic package, but it's jam-packed with benefits that can help your business, and let's face as it's not costing you a penny, it's worth a shot right?

Even if your doors are closed, for the time being, it doesn't mean that you can't be visible to your community (and further afield) and stay in the thoughts of our visitors!


Not Just Travel, Gill Matthews

"I didn't quite realise the amount of support I would get when I signed up for the Full Steam Ahead package! You have been amazing"