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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.

Settle Market is held on Tuesdays – further information here : http://www.settlemarket.co.uk/

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 left – click on the link text to read – Weekly News Updates and Snippets for Settle Visitors and Residents

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    Local Job

    Settle Town Council Are seeking a self-motivated person who cares about Settle and its public spaces. Duties include ggeneral maintenance and repair of benches and play equipment, inspection duties and litter [More...]

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    Settle Stories Festival

    The biggest Settle Stories Festival yet Save 60% with Early Bird Saver Passes. Book Now A good story can make your heart go faster. A great one can make it stop. [More...]

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    Locan News and Events around Settle

    Via - Judith A   1. Film: "Les Miserables" (Sunday 2.30pm) both in Settle 2. A talk: Top Ten Grasses of the Yorkshire Dales at Austwick Wed 15th 3. Do  you  know  a carer who [More...]

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    Anyone for Tennis Sponsorship ?

    Tom Horsfall Sponsorship: We are looking for local businesses who would like to sponsor a ‘Local Lad’ who has already achieved a lot from humble beginnings.  Sponsorship would enable [More...]

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    Tour de Yorkshire Roadshow

    Tour de Yorkshire Business and Community Roadshow 10.30am - 12 Tuesday 9th February 2016 The Falcon Manor Hotel, Settle, BD24 9BD   Registration from 10am Event to start at 10.30am Tour de Yorkshire business and community roadshows Businesses across Yorkshire [More...]

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    News for Settle and Area

    SNOWDROPS Austwick Hall will be open between 12-4 on 14th and 21st of February to allow visitors to view the display of snowdrops. Admission for adults is £4 with children free. [More...]

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    The Moonbeams Fundraising Gigs

    Saturday 5th March at Cowling Village Hall - raising money for The Drystone Radio. Doors open at 7pm Starts 7:30pm Tickets £5 - call 07955033170 for details Friday 11th March at Victoria Hall, [More...]

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    Grants Available – Apply Now

    Launch of the Yorkshire Dales LEADER Programme 2014-2020: Grants available   Our first round of funding is aimed at Enterprises and Farming businesses and our focus is very much on job creation and growth of the [More...]

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    Latest News from Settle and District Jan 31st

    SETTLE LIBRARY Settle Library is holding a "Harry Potter Night" this evening, 4th February between 4-5pm. Suitable for children aged 7 plus, there will be a range of crafts, games, [More...]

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    Settle Photography Group dates

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    Settle North Yorkshire Local News

    SETTLE PARISH CHURCH The church would like to thank everyone for their kind donations which have enabled them to send £500 to the Cumberland floods appeal. Much of this [More...]


    Flood Help

    As you may be aware, the Farming Recovery Fund initially opened for applications for flood-affected farmers in Cumbria, Northumberland and parts of Lancashire on 18 December 2015.  Department of Environment, [More...]

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    Settle News January 17th

    GUIDED WALKS There will be two guided walks this weekend, both on 23 January The first is around Pot Scar and Helwith and is an 11 mile strenuous walk. This [More...]

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    Remember Tom and Ann Algie?

    Hello ! I'm sending a couple of links, one to our website and another to an article on the Permaculture website, about the course that Tom and I have [More...]

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    News and Events from Settle and Surrounds

    GUIDED WALKS There will be two guided walks this weekend. The first will be a 14mile strenuous walk from Horton to Settle on Saturday, 16 January. This will depart from [More...]

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    Settle Photography Group

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    Judith’s help with NY Resolutions

    I hope you had a good Christmas. Lower down are are lots of events that may help with New Year Resolutions. I (and others) enjoyed: 1. Settle Community Christmas Day Meal http://rainforest-save.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/christmas-day-meal-2015.html 2. The [More...]

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    Settle 1st News 2016

    GUIDED WALKS There will be two guided walks on Saturday January 9th. The first will be a 10mile moderate walk in the area of Birkett Common & the Eden Valley [More...]

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    Settle News and Events December 27th

    GUIDED WALKS The first walk of 2016 will be a "lucky dip" walk, with the route decided to suit the weather, the conditions underfoot and the fragility of the participants. It [More...]

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    Settle Town Council Report

    Settle Town Council Report January 2016 Tour De Yorkshire Settle 29 April 2016 As most will be aware by now the Tour De Yorkshire Cycle Race is coming to Settle and Giggleswick. The [More...]

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    Local News and Reviews

    CHRISTMAS TALES: SETTLE STORIES FALCON MANOR: 16/12/15 The Falcon Manor proved to be an idyllic setting for a session of wintery tales around a Christmas tree.  The children gathered on cushions at [More...]

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    Skipton and Ripon Enterprise Group

    Support for Established Businesses Do you need a new business strategy, or simply an independent sounding board for your ideas? SREG can help you identify and overcome your enterprise [More...]

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    SAOS Junior Theatre Group 2016

    SAOS Junior Theatre Group 2016   WHEN TOAD CAME HOME After a lot of fun and great success with 'Bugsy Malone' and 'The Wizard of Oz', the Junior Theatre Group are set to [More...]

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    Local News Updates – Settle 12th December

    LESSONS AND CAROLS FROM GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL CHAPEL: 10/12/15 At a time when the role of religious education in schools is again being questioned it was interesting to see that in a [More...]

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