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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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    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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    Settle Stories Interview


    Settle; Small town, big story. 9/24/2014 0 Comments An interview with Settle Stories founder, Sita Brand By Marianne Tuckman I’ve never done a phone interview before. I’ll admit some challenges arose. The [More...]

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    News in Settle 29th September


    POETRY READING Local poet, John Garth Raubenheimer, is once again offering his services to local groups as an entertainer. In his new entertainment entitled " A poetry reading between two [More...]

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    Local Jobs – Domestic Support


    Domestic Support ( 2 posts x 20 hours, contracted) Limestone View, Settle Limestone View is a stylish new extra care housing development in the market town of Settle. We currently have [More...]

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    Latest Settle News – September 21st


    SETTLE COLLEGE OPEN DAY The college will be holding its annual open day today, September 25th. This provides an opportunity for prospective students and their families to find out more about [More...]

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    Settle Events Round up from Judith


    1.  MESSY CHURCH (SETTLE)  (today Sun 21 Sep 3.30pm) for families and individuals who like family activities: Crafts, Celebration and hot meal. Theme this month: "Our Community" - including a visit by Settle [More...]

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    News and Updates for Settle and District


    RACE NIGHT Settle Amateur Operatic Society are holding a race night on 19 September at Langcliffe Institute. This will stat at 7.30pm and admission is £5, accompanied children £2.50. Admission is [More...]

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    Local Care Jobs


    Housing & Care 21 are a national leader in providing innovative, affordable housing for older people. Our new extra care development in Settle [More...]

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    Settle and District News – September 7th


    SETTLE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE At the September meeting award winning Andy Swinscoe gave a fascinating talk on Artisan Cheesemaking which included the history of cheesemaking since Viking times, his own experiences [More...]

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    Local Business Pop up


    More details here : http://www.northcravennetworking.co.uk/event/pop-business-cafe-settle/ via York, North Yorkshire & East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership : A 1-Day-Only Pop-Up Business Advice Cafe is coming to Settle, and will be at the Victoria [More...]

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    Local Settle News September 1st


    POETRY READING Local poet, John Garth Raubenheimer, is once again offering his services to local groups as an entertainer. In his new entertainment entitled " A poetry reading between two [More...]

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    Settle Local News 24th August


    TOT LORD TRAIL The final Tot Lord Trail of the summer will take place this evening, August 28, between 6.30pm - 8.15pm. This local history walk  meets outside the Tourist [More...]

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    News and events for people who live in and visit Settle


    TOT LORD TRAIL The Tot Lord trail will take place every Thursday in August - next walk this evening, August 21 - between 6.30pm - 8.15pm. This local history walk  [More...]

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    Northern Chamber Orchestra at Victoria Hall Settle


    The Northern Chamber Orchestra presents a fantastic concert of Baroque Greats & Romantic Masters at Settle Victoria Hall on Friday 3 October Fresh from its summer success at [More...]

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    More Local News from Judith


    Events this week include * Children's Holiday Club, * Messy Church on Aug 17, * A guided walk (Wed pm) to see wildflowers at Long Preston Deeps * A talk about the Wild flowers [More...]

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    Settle Local News 11th August 2014


    U3A The group are holding their enrollment session on 14 August at 10.30am at Victoria Hall. There will be a chance to chat over coffee and catch up with friends and [More...]

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    Guys and Dolls


    Calling All of Settle’s ‘Guys and Dolls’- S.A.O.S. has some Dates for your Diary. 135 years old this year!  All of us at  Settle Amateur Operatic Society want you to [More...]

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    Local Settle News and Events


    POETRY READING Local poet, John Garth Raubenheimer, is once again offering his services to local groups as an entertainer. In his new entertainment entitled " A poetry reading between two [More...]

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