News and Events via Judith Allinson

Please watch the film for Horton in Ribblesdale Primary School that has just
been put on Youtube. You’ll enjoy it
https://youtu.be/zFtrma1w1dY

See also https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Horton-in-Ribblesdale-school-1596314207342526/
Article in Craven Herald http://bit.ly/2kXqpgE
If you want to write to N Yorks Council about their proposals
they have to receive the letter by today 2 Feb.
http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/article/33027/Consultation—Horton-in-Ribblesdale-Primary-School

ITEMS OF ESPECIAL NOTE
Sat 4 Feb: Bank Newton Meadow on Sat- Practical Conservation work- contact details now given
4 Feb: Practical Stories Workshop- Corrected Location now give
8 Feb: Talk on Palestine at Justice and Peace group Settle.
23 Feb: Just Food – Eco-event Bentham

EVENTS IN BRIEF:

1. Thur 2 Feb Scottish Dancing Class, St John’s Ch Settle 7.30pm
2. Fri 3 Feb 8am: Giggleswick Gliders: Swimming + Debbie at Gig Sch
3. Fri Feb 9.15am: possible second class if enough book in future.

4. Fri 3 Feb 9am – Athlefit Ladies /Circuit Training Scout Hall, Settle
5. Sat 4 Feb: Day Workshop: What’s a Story  – Royal Oak, Settle
6. Sat 4 Feb: 10am for 2 hours: Bank Newton meadow project work party.

7.  Mon 6 Feb Craven Speakers Club – Skipton 7.45pm
8. Tue 7 Feb: 9am Slimming World – Victoria Hall, Settle
9. Tue 7 Feb 7pm Slimming World – Vic Hall,Settle

10. Tue 7 Coffee Morning at St John’s Church 10am by/for Messy Church
11. Wed 8 Feb: Talk on Palestine by Keith Reeves, Friends MH, Settle 7.30pm
12. Wed 15 Feb Writing letters for Amnesty. Friends MH, Settle 5-8pm

13. Feb 10-12 Listening Skills – Speaking to be heard – Settle Hub
14. YWT Work party: Rush Clearance:  Ashes Pasture near Ribblehead
15. Sun 17 Feb Jan Messy Church  3.30pm  St John’s Church Hall, Settle

16: Fri 17 Feb: Austwick Film Night at 7.30 Film:  ‘I Daniel Blake’
17.  Mon 20 Feb Craven Speakers Club – Skipton 7.45pm
18: 23 Feb: 6-9pm “Just Food” Eco-Event Bentham Methodist Church

19: Sat 25 Feb 10:00 – 15:00 Practical Conservation at Cleatop Park Wood
20. Mon 27 Feb- 19.30 -CCG Talk by  RSPB Wildlife Crimes Officer. Townhead
21. Fri 3 March Women’s World Day of Prayer – Philippines

22. 4 March: Growing a Dementia Friendly Church – Harrogate
23. Th 18 Mar – 7pm – 10pm – Talk on Gisburn Forest, – Tosside
24. Mon 27 Mar 19.30: Moth Trapping for ‘River Flies’ CCG talk

25. 30th March – Drystone walling at Southerscales – YWT
26. 1 April: A Vocal Toolkit – voice and movement. 1st Apr
27. Sat 8 April: York: YNU Conference at York concentrating on Local Natural

EVENTS IN DETAIL

1. Thur 2 Feb Scottish Dancing Class, St John’s Ch Settle 7.30pm
www.settle-scottish-dancing.org.uk

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2. Fri 3 Feb 8am – Giggleswick Gliders – Swimming with Debbie at Giggleswick School
https://www.facebook.com/Giggleswick-Gliders-1288009031220493/
It’s well worth it.  You learn new tips.

3. Note if there is sufficient interest, Debbie is keen to start a second group
at 9.15 – but only once several people have booked to go.
IT costs £6-00 a session which is excellent value for both swimming and
tuition.

(those of you who receive Aspire (Feb) can See Debbie’s Settle Stingray swimming
group on page 9 or view here: http://bit.ly/2ku0bWg )They meet before us on
Fridays.

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4. Fri 3 Feb 9am – Athlefit Ladies Keepfit/Circuit Training
Scout Hall, Settle

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5. Sat 4 Feb: Day Workshop: What’s a Story – understanding the principles of good storytelling. 4th Feb
http://settlestories.org.uk/storytellersart – Royal Oak, Settle

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6. Sat 4 Feb: 10am for 2 hours: Bank Newton meadow project work party. This
is a project which CCG supports. CCG Members welcome at this event.
The work will be digging out some young trees and blackthorn that are all
going to new homes.   There will be some general clearing to do. Please bring
spades, loppers and saws.  Parking is limited so please car share.
The postcode is BD23 3NT. If you can’t make this one the next
will be planting seeds and plugs in late Spring.
Please contact Melanie Fryer – rubyanne577@gmail.com
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk
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7.  Mon 6 Feb Craven Speakers Club – Skipton 7.45pm
www.craven-speakers.org.uk
www.speakersclubs.uk

Would you like to learn skills to enable you to promote your charity more
effectively?
You’ll gain tips and confidence. You can try out a presentation at our club
and get advice . Most importantly you’ll gain practice and encouragement.
Next meetings: 6 & 20 Feb; alternate Mondays 7.45pm, Soroptimists Room, 28
Otley Street Skipton BD23 1EW
This week we’ll also have a session on conversation and listening skills.

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8. Tue 7 Feb: 9am Slimming World – Victoria Hall, Settle
9. Tue 7 Feb 7pm Slimming World – Vic Hall,Settle

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10. Tue 7 Coffee Morning at St John’s Church 10am by/for Messy Church/Bible
Reading Fellowship (which sponsors Messy Church nationally)  http://www.messychurch.org.uk/
https://www.brf.org.uk/messy-church

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11 Wed 8 Feb – Talk on Palestine by Keith Reeves, who was in Israel / Palestine in October and November for a second time with the Ecumenical Accompaniers Programme ( part of the World Council of Churches)  until his visa was withdrawn by the government of Israel.  Keith taught at Settle High School (now college) for many years.
7.20pm. Friends Meeting House, Settle

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12. Wed 15 Feb Writing letters for Amnesty.
Friends Meeting House 5- 8 – call in for an hour.
We live a comfortable life in Settle and district – Ca we spare
just an  hour to write in support of someone unjustly held in prison?

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13 Feb 10-12 Listening Skills – Speaking to be heard
Jane Cotton will be running a short workshop about listening
skills and giving you some tips and examples of ways to get your message across more clearly when speaking to others.
More info to come
Settle Hub -

Donations to the hub or Settle Timebank members can use their time credits.

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14. YWT Work party:
Rush Clearance
16th February – Ashes Pasture – grid ref
SD77622 78355 – nearest postcode – LA6 3JF
All tasks run from 10am – 4pm. Please wear clothing suitable to the task and
ensure you bring appropriate layers for all weather!   Please also bring
enough food and drink to last the day.  We will provide tools, kit and all
the guidance and expertise you will need.

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15. Sun 17 Feb Jan Messy Church  3.30pm Fun, crafts, celebration, hot food. St
John’s Church Hall, Settle

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16: Fri 17 Feb: Austwick Film Night at 7.30 Film:  ‘I Daniel Blake’ which is pre DVD general release.

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17.  Mon 20 Feb Craven Speakers Club – Skipton 7.45pm
www.craven-speakers.org.uk
www.speakersclubs.uk
alternate Mondays 7.45pm, Soroptimists Room, 28
Otley Street Skipton BD23 1EW

Please tell anyone you know who could benefit from improving their speaking
skills or anyone you know who would enjoy a fun evening out with a
challenge. We welcome visitors.

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18: 23 Feb: 6-9pm Bentham Methodist Church “Just Food” Eco-Event Churches Together in
Bentham http://bit.ly/2jmfjAC

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19: Sat 25 Feb 10:00 – 15:00
Practical Conservation at Cleatop Park Wood Local Nature Reserve
Join us for the day at this local nature reserve. No previous experience
needed. We will provide tools and work gloves.  The practical work will be
light and suitable for a wide range of fitness.  Meet at 10.00 at Greenfoot
Car Park for a half hour walk from Settle to Cleatop  Park Wood. We will be
back to Settle for 15.00. The event is run by Craven  Conservation Group in
partnership with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.  If you would
like further details please contact Dom on 01729 822403  or even better email
to dominick@env.leeds.ac.uk.

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20. Mon 27 Feb- 19.30 – RSPB Investigations: ‘From the camo to the courtroom’
An illustrated talk by Howard Jones, RSPB Wildlife Crimes Officer. Howard works
for the RSPB Investigations Team in Northern England and raises awareness
of wildlife crime and its impacts by highlighting the work of the
Investigations Team in tackling issues such as bird of prey persecution
in areas such as Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales. Townhead
Court (across the road from Townhead Surgery) in Settle, entrance £3
for nonmembers and £1 for members. All welcome. -

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21. Fri 3 March Women’s World Day of Prayer
http://www.wwdp.org.uk/day-of-prayer/ The Philippines
Settle Christian Fellowship

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22. 4 March: Growing a Dementia Friendly Church + Developing Dementia Friendly
Worship, Venue: Jennyfield Evangelical Church, Grantley Drive, Harrogate, HG3 2 XU.
http://wellspringtherapy.co.uk/training-courses/growing-dementia-friendly-church-developing-dementia-friendly-worship-sat-4-march-2017/

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23. Th 18 Mar – 7pm – 10pm – Talk on Gisburn Forest,
Past Present and Future by Martin Colledge-Tosside village hall
Organised by Friends of Bowland
http://www.friendsofbowland.org.uk/

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24. Mon 27 Mar 19.30  – Moth Trapping for ‘River Flies’ An illustrated talk
by YNU Yorkshire  County Recorder, Sharon Flint.
A talk for moth recorders, angler’s
and anyone interested in Mayflies, Stoneflies and Caddisflies.
Want to know what’s lurking in your moth trap apart from the
moths? Want to know your Speckled Peter from your Caperer,
your Blue-winged Olive from your Yellow Sally? Then this
is for you! Townhead Court (across the road from Townhead
Surgery) in Settle, entrance £3 for non-members and £1
for members. All welcome. .
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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25. 30th March – Southerscales – grid ref SD74257
76686 – nearest postcode – LA6 3JE
Drystone walling and top wiring
with YWT volunteers.
There is very limited roadside parking at these
reserves. Please aim to meet on foot at the grid
reference given for 10am. If you would like more
informa

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