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Welcome to Settle

Settle District is a bustling market town surrounded by delightful villages, ideally situated between the scenic Yorkshire Dales and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is the Forest of Bowland.

With a wealth of interesting shops, welcoming cafes and historic buildings to visit, Settle District is a great place visit and to relax and enjoy the scenery. Alternatively its the perfect base to get out into the scenery and enjoy walking, riding, cycling, caving and a host of other outdoor activities.
Home of the famous Settle-Carlisle Railway we have easy access by road and rail to visit Settle and a host of things to do, see and enjoy when you get here.

As a place to live Settle District offers an enviable lifestyle in a wonderful environment. We have easy rail and road links together with excellent schools, housing and medical care.
As a place to do business you’ll find a thriving arts & crafts ethos, practical business support, a booming tourist industry and an active Chamber of Trade.

Settle News

Most recent news at the top – click on the link text to read – Weekly News Updates and Snippets for Settle Visitors and Residents

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    Events around Settle over Xmas


    1. Sat 20 Dec: 11am: Carol Singing outside the Naked Man Cafe, Settle: 2. Sat 20 Dec: Christmas Concert - Bradford Chorale at Shipley 7pm 3. Sun  21  Dec:  3.30-5.30pm: Christmas Messy [More...]

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    Local Settle News


    CHRISTMAS LUNCH The community Christmas Day Lunch and Tea will be held in  St John's Hall. The event will run from 11.45 to 4.45 and is open to all ages [More...]

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    Falcon Wedding Fayre


    Venue details ~ Falcon Manor Wedding Fayre, Skipton Road, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9BD Times ~  12pm-4pm We are delighted to showcase the Yorkshire Dales newest, most fabulous wedding venue. [More...]

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    December News


    CHRISTMAS LUNCH A reminder that volunteers are still needed to help with this year's Christmas Day event in Settle. Assistance is required with food preparation, cooking and serving and arranging [More...]

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    Job in Settle


    North Yorkshire Centre for Independent Living Are looking for a part time carer for a visually impaired person to help with running the home, shopping and light housework.  The [More...]

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    Settle latest News and updates


    A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE: GIGGLESWICK STUDENTS RICHARD WHITELEY THEATRE: 27/11/14 Arthur Miller's play exploring examining love, immigration and betrayal may have been written sixty years ago but in this stripped [More...]

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    Settle Switch on Video –


    Many Thanks to all involved with Settle Switch on Event, and thanks to all who came out to support it. Video below :

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    Settle Town Council Information – including some vacancies


    Settle Town Council Meetings 2015 Monday 5th January 2015                              Monday 6th July 2015 Monday 2nd February 2015    [More...]

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    News for Settle and Area


    GUIDED WALKS Friends of the Settle-Carlisle line will be leadingThe Appleby circular walk on 29 November. This departs from Appleby at 10.47 and is a 9 mile moderate walk .Booking in [More...]

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    Age UK EVENT


    Keep Warm and Well in Settle Settle is getting organised for winter.  Age UK North Craven, Settle Town Council and a host of other organisations are inviting everyone in Settle to  [More...]

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    News for Settle and District


    CHRISTMAS LUNCH Planning is now underway for Christmas Day in Settle where once again there will be a community Christmas Lunch and Tea at St John's Hall. The event will [More...]

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    Settle Local News 9th November


    SETTLE AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY The society would like to thank all who supported the "Grand Draw" which took place on Saturday November 1, at the end of "Guys and Dolls". [More...]

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    Settle News and Updates November 2nd


    VICTORIA HALL There is a packed and varied programme this month at Victoria Hall.   On 7th November there will be music by Baka Beyond, as they bring their "After the Tempest [More...]

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    New Local Jobs – Catering and Hospitality


    October 2014 Catering and Hospitality and Events Jobs available in Settle - Limestone View, with Circus of Food We are running the Catering and Hospitality and Events at Limestone View, [More...]

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    Award Winning Scottish Folk/Celtic/Rock band Skerryvore


    Skerryvore They are playing: Sun 23rd Nov, Victoria Hall, Kirkgate, Settle, N.Yorks. BD24 9DZ Doors: 6.45pm  Tickets £14.00 Ticket Office: 01729 825718 www.ticketsource.co.uk/102459 Skerryvore first formed on the tiny lsle [More...]

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    Local Settle News 26th October


    SETTLE-KWEZANA LINK There have been a number of exchanges between the two schools  this week, discussion a wide range of topics. Pupils in Kwezana are currently experiencing their summer weather and [More...]

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    Pantomime in Settle


      The 2014 panto is called ‘The Witch That Nicked Christmas’.  It is written by Mike Harding (yes, THE Mike Harding) and produced and directed by Bretten Lord of [More...]

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    Limestone View open day


    H21 Limestone View Settle Newsletter Number 8, October 2014     Work has been progressing well at Limestone View and the final interiors are almost complete. We are planning an Open Day on [More...]

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    Local Job


      Applications for the post of Shop Manager An application pack can be downloaded from www.claphamyorkshire.co.uk/ccs_docs.shtml

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    Settle News and Updates


    SETTLE-KWEZANA LINK Pupils at Kwezana have been in contact to explain how they incorporated Ms Mveni's recent visit to Settle into their own school trip by accompanying her to the airport [More...]

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    Settle News for Visitors and Locals – Oct 12th


    CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARDS A multi-charity Christmas card shop is now open in Settle Tourist Information Centre and will be selling cards through to 22nd December. Thee are cards from over [More...]

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    Settle Stories Reviews


    SETTLE STORYTELLING FESTIVAL 10-12 OCTOBER LAUNCH Passengers arriving at Settle from both Leeds and Carlisle trains on Friday could have been forgiven for thinking that they'd stepped into some kind of [More...]

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    News – October 5th 2014


    FERAL: TORTOISE IN A NUTSHELL THEATRE COMPANY RICHARD WHITELEY THEATRE: 2/10/14 From the outset "Feral" is a production unlike any other and is an assault on the senses as you [More...]

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    Settle Events – October 4th


      1. 3-5 Oct Ingleton Folk Festival http://www.ingletonfolk.co.uk/ 2. Sat 4 Oct: "Let's talk about us" Personal Development Talk at Victoria  Hall, 3. Sat 4 Oct 2-6pm 10th Anni. Celeb of Friends Meeting House [More...]

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