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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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    News and Updates for Settle Visitors and Residents


    THE ROCKY MONSTER SHOW: RICHARD WHITELEY THEATRE GIGGLESWICK JUNIOR SCHOOL: 20/5/16 Take 40 plus children aged between 6 and 11, add a witty script with some really corny jokes, season with a [More...]

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    Local Beauty Therapist Job


    Full time Beauty Therapist required. We are looking for a level 3 (or equivalent) beauty therapist to join our friendly team, experience preferred but not essential as training can [More...]

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    Job Vacancies – Settle


    We’re keen to find good quality and reliable staff to help us with the cleaning at Booths Supermarket in Settle and Kirkby Lonsdale.   We have vacancies with an early [More...]

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    Local National 3 Peaks Challenge for Charity


      National 3 peaks 24 hour challenge On Saturday 11th June a team us, from J W Garnett Electrical Ltd in Settle will be setting off on the long drive up to [More...]

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    Latest update from Judith’s Newsletter


    Wildflower Identification course (Led by Judith Allinson) - Seven day-sessions though May and June based at Pateley Bridge  - Mornings inside,afternoons site visits: starts on Thursday 12th May. Still a few spaces. Free. EVENTS [More...]

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    Sam Carter at Victoria Hall


    Playing: Friday 10 June – Victoria Hall, Settle. Show 8pm Tickets £12 Tel. 01729 825718  www.settlevictoriahall.org.uk SAM CARTER – HOW THE CITY SINGS Album released 8th April 2016 on Captain [More...]

  • Settle Chamber of Trade Meeting

    Local Business Meeting


    Settle District Chamber of Trade Business Meeting Open to Chamber members and all local businesses 6:00pm Tuesday 24th May 2016 The Royal Oak, Settle Cash bar open HAVE YOUR SAY How would you like to see Settle [More...]

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    Settle Dementia Action Alliance


    A big step for Settle We’d like you all to  know that everyone is welcome to the Launch of Settle Dementia Action Alliance from 1pm on Friday 20 May [More...]

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    Settle Spring News


    RAILWAY WALKS A number of walks are planned in the coming week. No reservation is necessary  for these walks but all participants should ensure that they are appropriately clothed, carry a [More...]

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    Local May News and Events


    RAILWAY WALKS A number of walks are planned in the coming week. No reservation is necessary  for these walks but all participants should ensure that they are appropriately clothed, carry a [More...]

  • Settle photography group

    Settle Photography Group


    Next Meeting Details

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    Local Elections 2016


    See the Candidates' Info here :  

  • summer fair

    Summer Country Fayre


    The Summer Country Fayre is happening on Saturday 11th June 2016, 10am until 4pm at Casterton Sedbergh Prep School. It is a huge community event and all activities on [More...]

  • Ride2Stride

    Local Settle news and information


    RIDE 2 STRIDE There is still time to take part in the Ride2Stride festival which runs until 2 May. There are a number of walks, talks and music events arranged at [More...]

  • rumpelstiltskin

    Settle Information Updates


    GUIDED WALKS Despite the ongoing repair work on the line the walks arranged by Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line are still continuing as normal with two walks planned for April 23rd. [More...]

  • local plan

    Local Plan Consultation


    Latest Update - Extended Consultation : Now! Public consultation and drop-ins - extended until 31st May The council is running an extended eight-week public consultation on a second informal (pre-publication) draft of its new [More...]

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    Settle News 14th April


    VOICES OF CRAVEN In June of  this  year there will be a Communities in Chorus event and there will be an opportunity for anyone who enjoys singing to get involved when [More...]

  • painted bike

    Showcase Settle


    See http://www.settle.org.uk/showcasesettle/ for more details about decorating the town and your house and business

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    April 11th – local events


    There are many new events included in the 40+ events of this email: Scandinavian Dancing;      Antarctica talk;       Give and Take Day, Climate Change talk;       The EU [More...]

  • Volunteer RNLI collectors

    RNLI at Tour de Yorkshire in Settle


    You may already be aware that the RNLI is the Tour de Yorkshire’s charity partner this year and this has brought us lots of exciting opportunities. At the [More...]

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    Picnic in Iraq


    Picnic in Iraq Author Tour (North Craven) Author Philip Caine has relinquished a lifetime’s work in some of the world’s most hazardous places to turn his hand to writing a [More...]

  • Local History Month Flyer Front

    Settle Library Heritage Fair


    North Yorkshire Libraries - Local and Community History month North Yorkshire has a long and interesting history – places, people and events deeply rooted in the past. Across the [More...]

  • world book night 2016

    World Book Night


    Settle Library gears up for the great book giveaway   Settle Library is gearing up for one of the reading highlights of the year. World Book Night, an annual celebration of reading [More...]

  • Settle Stories Reviews

    Settle Stories Reviews


    SETTLE STORIES FRIDAY 1/4/16 REMEMBERING BILL: THE FOLLY It was a fitting start to this year's festival that the very first event should be held in honour of a man who had been [More...]

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