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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 Marie Curie group

    Team Up with Marie Curie in the Settle & Ribblesdale area Why not get involved in our Fundraising Group to raise money for the local Marie Curie Nursing [More...]

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    Settle and Area News and Snippets – Sept. 26th

    RAILWAY WALKS There  are  two walks scheduled this weekend, both for Saturday, 1st October. The first is a 15mile strenuous circular walk from Kirkby Stephen taking in Stenkrith Bridge - Long [More...]

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    Concerts and Cakes

    We are delighted to let you know first that Concert&Cakes will be back on Saturday 15th October with an exciting programme entitled "from Mahler to McCartney" presented [More...]

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    Judith’s News and Events Updates

    Highlights: * Thurs 12 Sep: Craven Speakers at Skipton: Opne Meeting incl: special Dales Radio workshop: how to speak, interview & send in recorded announcements * Every Day: Lots of super second hand [More...]

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    Settle Folk Gathering

    Settle Folk Gathering 2016 Thursday 1st September – Sunday 4th September   For the third year we will be hosting a weekend of concerts, workshops and sessions in and around the market town [More...]

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    Mindfulness teacher Sita Brand, the Director of Settle Stories, has teamed up with Age UK North Craven to offer 'An Introduction to Mindfulness'. The course is open to anyone over 55 [More...]

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    New Digital Skills Hub at Settle Library

    News Communications Unit County Hall, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 8AD Tel: 01609 532206   01609 532448 communications@northyorks.gov.uk New Digital Skills Hub at Settle Library RESIDENTS are invited [More...]

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    August 7th News and Events around Settle, North Yorkshire

    RAILWAY WALKS Two walks are planned for this coming weekend. On Saturday 13 August there will be a 14mile moderately strenuous circular walk from   Settle circular taking in Whelp Stones. [More...]

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    Latest Events via Judith’s news

    1. "Olympic Fun - On your Marks!": Children's Holiday Club, Settle: today: We & Th 10am-3pm. Local & holiday makers children welcome 2. Speakers Club is FUN. Want an evening out with [More...]

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    Draft Local Plan

    Final chance to comment on housing sites in Craven’s draft Local Plan Craven District Council is launching a final consultation on housing sites in the draft Local Plan. The consultation begins on [More...]

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    Local Information and Events 15th July

    1. Fri 15 July: Swimming with Debbie Mahonnie - Settle Pool 12.00 2. Sun 17 July:  Messy Church: 3-30pm St John's Church, Settle 3. 18-22 July: Parcevall Hall: Eco-theme event + day [More...]

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    Settle Photographic Group Town Trail

    Find the Photos! Town Trail Settle Photographic Group will once again be organising a hunt around the town for framed photographs in local shop windows from 9th to 23rd August. This [More...]

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    Lates Settle News Updates

    Settle Rotary Club’s Hog Roast will take place at Eldroth Barn, Eldroth, Austwick Lancaster. LA2 8AQ on Sunday 3rd July 2016 between 12 noon and 5.00pm.  In addition to the [More...]

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    Local Settle Area news -June 21st

    VOICES OF CRAVEN: THE QUEEN'S OFFICIAL 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS: ST ALKELDA'S CHURCH featuring Sarah Fox & Christopher Glynn There are times when the very words "patriotism" and "flag-waving" can appear to be [More...]

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    Local Settle News on Events by Judith

    1. 1-30 June - Do something wild - outside - every day in June 2. Sat 18 June Bioblitz at Higher Westhouse - Help Roger and Liz Neale record as much wildlife [More...]

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    Settle and District News for Visitors and Residents

    RAILWAY WALKS Two walks are planned in the coming weekend. On Saturday 18 Jun there will be a walk from  Dent to Sedbergh via Dales Way. This is an 11 mile [More...]

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    Local Settle and District News 5th June

    RAILWAY WALKS Four walks are planned in the coming week. On Saturday 11 June there is a 10 mile strenuous walk on Baugh Fell leaving Garsdale Station at 10.21 and  returning [More...]

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    Concert at Giggleswick

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    Youth Choir Gigg

      The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain are coming to Settle and Giggleswick this June and July on a mission to get young people singing!   ==   Ready Steady Sing! Giggleswick Free [More...]

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    A few local Events – 30th May – June

    1. 30 May-5 June Paige Maher - Arts and Crafts: - Pop -up- shop At former McGear's Shoe Shop just next to south corner of  Settle Market Place Do call in and have [More...]

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    29th May Settle News Updates

    RAILWAY WALKS Three walks are planned in the coming week. On Saturday, June 4, there will be a 9m moderately strenuous Garsdale Circular walk via Ais Gill . This walk will [More...]

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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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