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  1. Events in Settle and Area from Judith

    Events in Settle and Area from Judith

    Sweet Cicely on Road to Malham Tarn 18 May 2022.  It is like that now. I  hope you might get out so some of the events this month. All Events: All week until Sat 18 May: Plant Sale for Christian Aid Week: at Quaker Meeting House Garden:  Bring your plants there  (or to the Coffee Evening […]

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  2. Settle Market Stall Space

    Settle Market Stall Space

    “Love Your Local Market” a national campaign to promote Markets throughout the UK starts in May and Settle Market will be joining in the Campaign on Tuesday 21 and Tuesday 28 May. To encourage new traders, we are offering traders the opportunity to trade on the Market on a pitch measuring 3 x3 mts for […]

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  3. 5 Reasons to Visit the Yorkshire Town of Settle

    5 Reasons to Visit the Yorkshire Town of Settle

    The charming town of Settle, nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. This hidden gem offers a wealth of natural beauty, quaint shops and restaurants, and a warm welcome to visitors from all over the world. Whether you are a nature lover, a walking enthusiast, a history buff, or just seeking a peaceful retreat, […]

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  4. Events around Settle April on

    Events around Settle April on

    Have you noticed the bushes beside some of our roads that are just starting to produce white blossom? Do you know if they are Hawthorn or Blackthorn (also known as Sloe)?  Sloe will have sour fruit like tiny plums in October – they can be used for making excellent wine.   Hawthorn bushes produce red haws. The […]

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  5. Dark Skies Yorkshire

    Dark Skies Yorkshire

    Readings show stargazing at its best   Bainbridge, 12 March 2024 Dozens of ‘sky quality’ metre readings have underlined the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s status as an International Dark Sky Reserve. During 2023 the National Park Authority trialled permanent light metres at locations in Aysgarth, Garsdale, Grassington, Long Preston, Malham, Oughtershaw and Sedbusk. They consistently […]

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  6. Photo Competition

    Photo Competition

    Photography competition celebrates the Yorkshire Dales in all its glory ​ 27 February 2024   Entries are now open for the popular Yorkshire Dales photography competition – which celebrates the beauty and character of the Dales landscape. The competition, run by charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) and The Garden Rooms at Tennants in Leyburn, […]

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  7. February and March Events

    February and March Events

        View up Malhamdale from Town End Farm Shop, Airton on 1 Feb Climate Walk Here is an action packed email with lots of useful information – including the benefits of Swimming, and how to become a Grasses expert (see the end for these two). All Events: Sun 18 Feb Cumbria Lichens and Bryophytes […]

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  8. Ride2Stride 2024

    Ride2Stride 2024

    This annual Walking festival lasts a week, and anyone that loves the Yorkshire Dales there is something for you! With organised walks, talks and music all along the famous Settle to Carlisle railway so you don’t even have to drive! Read More

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  9. Farmers Meetings

    Farmers Meetings

    Farmer meetings held at ‘crux moment’    Bainbridge, 23 January 2024   People farming in the National Park are invited to attend one of five evening meetings in February, which are being held at the ‘crux moment’ of the government’s seven-year agricultural transition in England. Advisers from the National Park Authority’s farm conservation team will […]

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  10. New Artisans Market in Settle

    New Artisans Market in Settle

      From RSH Artisans Markets   Hello to the community and businesses of Settle  We will be with you on Sunday 10th March 2024… Which is Mothering Sunday  Market Place 10am – 3.30pm Local businesses with registered business premises in Settle, we would like to offer 3 free pitches per monthly market, I pitch per separate […]

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  11. Public asked to shape ‘to-do list’ for National Park

    Public asked to shape ‘to-do list’ for National Park

    Public asked to shape ‘to-do list’ for National Park   from the Newsdesk at Bainbridge, 16 January 2023   A partnership of public bodies, farmers, land managers and tourism businesses is urging people to help shape a ‘to-do list’ for the Yorkshire Dales National Park for the remainder of this decade. The Yorkshire Dales National Park […]

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  12. Events Local to Settle

    Events Local to Settle

    1. Call  (to people near Settle) for volunteers for Settle Community Christmas Day Meal  (25 December) to be held at Settle Methodist Church and Hall. Due to Covid in Settle (2020 and 2021, and even 2022) we have had no Settle Community Christmas Day Meal for three years. This last week, I have had many people saying that […]

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  13. Hidden Treasures!

    Hidden Treasures!

    One of King Billy’s (King William the Fourth Guest House) previous businesses was an Antique Shop, prior to being a Guest House at the turn of this century. The two front downstairs rooms where home to various gems of furniture and basically old things! So taking this theme we would explore what Vintage Shops have […]

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  14. Glencroft finalists in Yorkshire & Humberside Family Business Awards

    Glencroft finalists in Yorkshire & Humberside Family Business Awards

    ONE MONTH TO GO: Edward Sexton at his family-run business Glencroft in Clapham, Yorkshire Dales.   Clapham-based country clothing brand Glencroft has been announced as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Yorkshire & Humberside Family Business Awards 2023, due to take place in a month. The family-run business which makes country clothing and […]

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  15. Spice Up your Life !

    Spice Up your Life !

    Having sampled the various options for a curry or something with a bit of spice over the years here in Settle. “King Billy” will give you the low down on what is on offer with regards to sit in restaurants just within a few minutes walk of the Guest House…Read More for locations and Contact […]

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  16. Growing with Grace deliveries

    Growing with Grace deliveries

    Bread deliveries become part of nature’s bounty… Baker Aidan Monks from Lovingly Artisan Bakery, Cumbria, and organic farm Growing With Grace, based at Clapham, North Yorkshire, have teamed up to bring together a totally natural pairing of fresh fruit and veg and freshly made breads – all delivered direct to your door by Growing With […]

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  17. How to post a blog/event on this site

    How to post a blog/event on this site

    You can download this information as a pdf by clicking here First Step Go to home page Welcome to Settle Open Menu (the three lines top right hand side) Login / Register You just need an email address and password to remember. Wait 3 Days to be approved. IMPORTANT : We have already set up […]

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  18. GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL PUPILS PREPARE FOR NEXT STEPS AFTER GCSE SUCCESS

    GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL PUPILS PREPARE FOR NEXT STEPS AFTER GCSE SUCCESS

    Our Year 11 pupils are today celebrating their GCSE results. Headmaster, Sam Hart, has praised the year group saying: “Once again, our pupils have worked incredibly hard to achieve some excellent results whilst also remaining fully engaged in the breadth of opportunity that Giggleswick offers. I am grateful to our staff who went above and […]

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  19. GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL STUDENTS PURSUE THEIR PASSIONS IN A LEVEL SUCCESS

    GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL STUDENTS PURSUE THEIR PASSIONS IN A LEVEL SUCCESS

    Students at Giggleswick School in Settle are today celebrating A-Level success and are pursuing their personal passions as they move on to a wide variety of exciting futures. The results see students head off to red-brick and Russell group universities including Cambridge, Durham, Exeter and UCL as well as prestigious places on Degree Apprenticeships with […]

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  20. New toilet in National Park

    New toilet in National Park

    ‘Changing Places’ toilet opens in National Park     25 July 2023       People with physical and learning disabilities will find the Yorkshire Dales National Park more welcoming and accessible, owing to the opening of a spacious new public toilet in the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.     Campaigner Debbie North posed […]

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  21. OUTDOOR THEATRE TOURS YORKSHIRE BY BIKE THIS SUMMER

    OUTDOOR THEATRE TOURS YORKSHIRE BY BIKE THIS SUMMER

    Cycling Shakespearean troupe, the Handlebards, will pedal themselves across Yorkshire next month, setting the stage for a unique Summer of outdoor theatre in God’s own county. The two-wheeling low carbon 10th anniversary tour will see the mini peloton power themselves plus all their props over 1500 miles across the UK. They will stop off at […]

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  22. Historic  Settle

    Historic Settle

    During the summer months the Historic walking tour departs from the Settle Tourist Office (Town Hall, Market Place) here in Settle every Thursday at 2pm What can you expect for your £5 charge? Gentle walk for an hour or so around the town with gentle inclines and no steps, but no sitting down spots! The […]

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  23. Ticket Office Closures

    Ticket Office Closures

    For Northern, there will be 131 ticket office closures, plus 19 travel centre and customer information point closures that they’re not mentioning. The remaining 18 ticket offices will have reduced opening hours, with only one (Leeds) open after 6pm. Most other customer service staff will also disappear by 6pm. Customer service staff numbers at the […]

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  24. Grant Increase for Farmers

    Grant Increase for Farmers

    Five farmer meetings on ‘SFI’ Upland farmers will be briefed on how they could earn thousands of pounds a year from a government payment scheme, at meetings to be held this month.   The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has organised five meetings on the ‘Sustainable Farm Incentive’ (SFI), the main new farm payment scheme […]

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  25. GIGGLESWICK JUNIOR SCHOOL TO BECOME GIGGLESWICK PREP SCHOOL

    GIGGLESWICK JUNIOR SCHOOL TO BECOME GIGGLESWICK PREP SCHOOL

    Giggleswick Junior School, the junior part of the 400-pupil independent, co-educational and boarding school in Settle, has made the exciting decision to change its name to Giggleswick Prep School. The new name will be in place for the start of the next academic year starting in September 2023. The announcement follows a fantastic year for […]

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  26. Self Guided Walk – Pennine Bridleway – Yorkshire Dales Section

    Self Guided Walk – Pennine Bridleway – Yorkshire Dales Section

    A recent guest that stayed with us gave us at King William the Fourth Guest House, Settle inspiration to share his walk/stay with us. As previously mentioned in another addition of “King Billys News” many Long Distance Paths Long Distance Walks or Cycle? come either through or very close to our town of Settle. The Pennine Bridleway does […]

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  27. National Park Authority elects leaders

    National Park Authority elects leaders

      From Bainbridge News Desk , 27 June 2023 A Dales hill farmer and a former Scouts chief have become Chair and Deputy Chair, respectively, of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Neil Heseltine, from Malham in Craven, was elected to serve a fourth consecutive year as Chair at today’s annual general meeting. Derek Twine, […]

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  28. CLAPHAM VILLAGE SHOP GOES GREEN

    CLAPHAM VILLAGE SHOP GOES GREEN

        …and it’s not just the new aprons!   Solar panels are now powering Clapham Village Shop, thanks to a National Lottery grant. The recently completed installation will provide around 15 per cent of the shop’s energy requirements and is part of a wider strategy to minimise the community venture’s environmental impact.   “Clapham […]

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  29. Glencroft News

    Glencroft News

    NEWS RELEASE Tuesday 27th June 2023   Glencroft launches unique traceable 100% Yorkshire wool jumper   WORTH THE THWAITE: William Dawson, of Bleak Bank Farm, wearing Glencroft’s Thwaite jumper which is made from the fleece of the farm’s own sheep.    Yorkshire Dales clothing brand Glencroft has launched a limited edition Thwaite Jumper for AW23, […]

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  30. Local Student Sporting Success

    Local Student Sporting Success

    Local pupil Jack selected for North Yorkshire Schools Team Giggleswick School pupil and Settle resident, Jack Sanderson, has received a remarkable honor by being selected to represent the North Yorkshire Schools team in the Intermediate Boys 3000m race at the prestigious English Schools Track and Field Championships. The event is scheduled to take place on […]

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  31. Investing in rights of way ‘money well spent’

    Investing in rights of way ‘money well spent’

      National Parks Press Release  20 June 2023 A detailed annual report on rights of way work in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, which costs more than £1 million a year, has been published in advance of a meeting next week. The report reveals that 91% of the 2,637 kilometre-long rights of way network in […]

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  32. Plastic Free Settle

    Plastic Free Settle

    Can we make Settle Plastic Free? Would you like to help Settle become a plastic free community? That is to reduce the single use plastics e.g. drinks bottles, coffee cups and lids, packaging, bags used in the town? Plastic Free Settle Business Toolkit – to view or download here  This article is available as a […]

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  33. GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL GRADED ‘EXCELLENT’ IN ALL AREAS

    GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL GRADED ‘EXCELLENT’ IN ALL AREAS

    Giggleswick School in Settle is delighted to announce that it has been rated ‘Excellent’ in all areas, following its recent Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) report. The rating is the highest possible under the current inspection framework. It is a fantastic achievement for the leading independent school – which prides itself on delivering academic excellence combined […]

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  34. Transport Survey

    Transport Survey

    Hi everyone As you are aware, transport is a hot topic in Craven. North Yorkshire Council (NYC) is asking everyone in the county to take part in a survey to help shape the future of transport in the district. The NYC Let’s Talk Transport survey will help us understand the issues in your local area […]

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  35. Vietnamese visit vast Dales woodland   Bainbridge, 13 June 2023   Leaders of a National Park in Vietnam had a two-day tour of the Yorkshire Dales National Park last week, including a visit to one of England’s largest native woodland creation sites. The director of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Phạm Hồng Thái, inspected some of the […]

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  36. Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release

    Date of issue: 13 June 2023   New grants programme for community and heritage projects in the Dales Local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) has launched a new grants scheme for projects and organisations that benefit the people, landscape and wildlife in and around the Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale. The scheme can support a […]

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  37. Local Farmer and Yorkshire Dales Chair    to lead National Parks England  

    Local Farmer and Yorkshire Dales Chair   to lead National Parks England  

    Neil Heseltine, Malhamdale farmer and Chair of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has been elected Chair of National Parks England, the body which provides a collective voice for National Park’s across the country. This key appointment comes as National Parks face significant financial pressure as a consequence of the real terms reduction in the […]

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  38. New YDMT Ambassador

    New YDMT Ambassador

    Hannah Russell joins YDMT as Ambassador Bestselling author, award winning businesswoman and public speaker Hannah Russell has joined Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) as an Ambassador. She will support the Clapham-based charity’s aims in helping the people, landscape and wildlife of the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas. Hannah is also huge outdoor and wildlife lover who […]

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  39. Peregrine viewpoint returns to Malham

    Peregrine viewpoint returns to Malham

    A Viewpoint will open at Malham Cove this week for people to watch the world’s fastest animal, the peregrine falcon, up close. The opening marks the return of the Malham Peregrine Project, a long-running partnership between the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority and the RSPB, which was paused during the ‘Covid years’. The free public viewpoint […]

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  40. Flower-Filled Summer in Bowland

    Flower-Filled Summer in Bowland

    Funders, Hyper Local Press, Regional Press & Papers, Community and Regional Radio, Regional Magazines, Miscellaneous & Freelancers   Forest of Bowland AONB Partnership News Release Wednesday 17th May 2023   Welcome to a Flower-Filled Summer in Bowland A riot of colour and buzzing with life, Bowland’s traditional hay meadows are true havens during the summer months […]

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  41. Events around the Settle area

    Events around the Settle area

    General Events and News/Chat 1.  Happy National Hedgerows Week – Mon  8 May – Sun 14 May. Or perhaps here in the Dales we should have a National Dry Stone Walls week.  Either way, these boundaries and their adjacent centimetres of soil are often excellent havens for wildlife, compared to the reseeded almost monoculture grassland in the […]

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  42. Accessibility for all

    Accessibility for all

    At the King William the Fourth Guest House in Settle has a Ground Floor Double room “Black Sheep” Room which is fully converted to guests arriving in a standard wheelchair. Accessed direct from the street with no ramps, through the front door we have a secondary door entrance which is 68cm wide (26.8″) which is […]

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  43. Museum premieres Hester Cox meadow art 

    Museum premieres Hester Cox meadow art 

    9 May 2023   Artist Hester Cox has collaborated with the Dales Countryside Museum to portray the abundant but ‘ephemeral and fragile’ life of traditionally-managed upland hay meadows. A special exhibition brings together eight years’ worth of her work, including a series of new, Marie Hartley-inspired linocuts depicting the flowers, insects and birds of three meadows near […]

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  44. STAGE IS SET FOR A THEATRICAL SUMMER IN SETTLE

    STAGE IS SET FOR A THEATRICAL SUMMER IN SETTLE

    The stage is set for a stunning season of outstanding theatre at the Richard Whiteley Theatre, including the chance to picnic whilst consuming two al-fresco shows. The season starts in late Spring with FANBOY on Thursday 18 May, as the production tours the UK tour after critically claimed runs at the Edinburgh Fridge and Soho […]

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  45. Giggleswick School shortlisted in prestigious TES School Awards 2023

    Giggleswick School shortlisted in prestigious TES School Awards 2023

    Giggleswick School is proud to have been shortlisted for ‘Best Use of Technology’ in the TES School Awards 2023. The prestigious awards, now in their 15th year, recognise the very best that the education sector has to offer. The awards include entrants from UK state and independents across early years, primary and secondary. The awards […]

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  46. RSPB Pin Badge Volunteering

    RSPB Pin Badge Volunteering

    The RSPB is urgently looking for pin badge fundraising volunteers to help with placing and managing boxes in and around Settle, to raise funds for nature in crisis. Boxes should be serviced every 4-8 weeks, donations paid in at your local post office and recorded online – all at a time that fits with your […]

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  47. tree shelter collection and recycling hubs

    tree shelter collection and recycling hubs

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release Tubex partners with local charity to expand tree shelter collection and recycling hubs Anybody planting trees in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas can now benefit from a free Collection and Recycling programme for used tree shelters. Tree shelter specialist Tubex is offering hubs around the UK where […]

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  48. ‘Three peaks a week’ David makes donation

    ‘Three peaks a week’ David makes donation

    A man who found great help for depression in walking the Yorkshire Three Peaks has donated £1000 to rights of way maintenance in the area. David Field, a retired medical engineer and former Bradford Northern rugby player, has walked to the top of Ingleborough, Whernside and Penyghent a total of 600 times in the past […]

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  49. ‘Miles More Meadows’ in the Dales

    ‘Miles More Meadows’ in the Dales

    Charity appeals for donations to support ‘Miles More Meadows’ in the Dales A Yorkshire charity is urging people to take advantage of a scheme to double the impact of their donations this April, to help expand wildflower-rich habitats in the Dales and give nature a fighting chance. The ‘Miles More Meadows’ appeal, run by Yorkshire […]

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  50. Local Food Producers Event

    Local Food Producers Event

    Tue, 18 Apr 2023 15:00 – 18:00 Location Town End Farm Airton Skipton BD23 4BE Craven and the Yorkshire Dales boasts many outstanding food and drink producers. Several of these are small, artisan producers who take pride in the quality and sustainability of their produce. North Yorkshire Council collaborates with partners across the region to […]

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  51. Easter Events News around Settle

    Easter Events News around Settle

    Happy Easter Here are lots of events for Spring Do you recognise the picture above?  Celandines – they usually have eight petals and heart shaped leaves – whereas Buttercups have 5 petals and divided or palmate leaves. There are more pictures of wild flowers that have just come out below. If you live near Settle, […]

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  52. Bring your pooch to Stay in Settle!

    Bring your pooch to Stay in Settle!

    King William the Fourth Guest House do accept dogs to stay with their owners in one of our Rooms – “Black Sheep” It’s on the ground floor with a King Sized Bed and great wet room style ensuite. For a small charge of £5/night we will provide a dog bed, towel and bowls for you […]

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  53. Tree Planting -new partnership

    Tree Planting -new partnership

    Ameresco Extends Partnership with Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust to Plant 1,000 Trees and Restore One Hectare of Meadow Habitat Partnership aims to reduce 80 metric tons of carbon dioxide from Yorkshire Dales over the next 50 years FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and LEEDS, England – March 20, 2023 – Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator specializing in […]

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  54. Yorkshire Dales photography competition

    Yorkshire Dales photography competition

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release Date of issue: March 2023 Yorkshire Dales photography competition is back! A popular photography competition and exhibition celebrating the beauty and character of the Yorkshire Dales landscape is open for entries. The competition, run by charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) and The Garden Rooms at Tennants in […]

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  55. public transport

    public transport

    News  Release Statement on future of public transport published Bainbridge, 20 March 2023   The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is expected to agree a statement on public transport at its next meeting, which will call for a ‘significant increase’ in bus service coverage and frequency as well as improved coordination between bus and rail […]

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  56. Our meadows need YOU!

    Our meadows need YOU!

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release Date of issue: 15 March 2023   Our meadows need YOU!   Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) needs your vote to help rescue the last of our iconic wildflower meadows in the Yorkshire Dales. A public vote will help the Dales-based charity secure €30,000 of vital funding to restore 60 hectares of degraded […]

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  57. Job Vacancy in Settle

    Job Vacancy in Settle

          Handy PERSON Required £12.97- £13.95 per hour Settle Town Council Are seeking a self-motivated person who cares about Settle and its public spaces. Duties include general maintenance and repair of benches and play equipment, inspection duties and litter collection of the Council’s play areas, allotments, Castlebergh Crag and other assets. The person […]

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  58. March Events from Judith Allinson

    March Events from Judith Allinson

    ** EVENTS ** 1. Wed 8 March: 3.50pm for 4pm Settle Eco Explorers – for children aged 4 to 11 accompanied by an adult – Meet at the childrens swings playground outside Booths and outside Settle Primary school. We will explore the trees, their fruit, leaves flowers and buds  – and the fascinating things growing on them […]

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  59. Concert and Cakes

    Concert and Cakes

    As those of you who came to hear Northern Reeds on 18th February, we were treated to a wonderful concert, there was a great atmosphere and it was great to see so many people in the church.  The quintet were so happy to be with us and very much appreciated the warm welcome. We are now […]

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  60. Access ‘certainly improving’ for disabled people

    Access ‘certainly improving’ for disabled people

    Access ‘certainly improving’ for disabled people Bainbridge, 21 February 2023   Rangers have made a path through hay meadows in Malham accessible to all, further enhancing the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s reputation as a welcoming place for people with limited mobility. Joining Malhamdale Area Ranger Rob Ashford (pictured) on a visit to the newly accessible […]

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  61. Long Distance Walks or Cycle?

    Long Distance Walks or Cycle?

    Here in Settle we are in a position close to many long distance walks and cycles which means we at King William the Fourth Guest house welcome guests taking them on what ever the weather! Some chose to stay more than one night and use the railway to access the onward journey – this saving […]

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  62. Glencroft puts best foot forward with launch of UK’s most traceable insole

    Glencroft puts best foot forward with launch of UK’s most traceable insole

        The Yorkshire clothing brand has launched the first insole to be licensed by British Wool.   OFFICIALLY BRITISH: Glencroft’s Luxuriously Thick Insoles are the first ever to be officially certified with the ‘Shepherds Crook Mark’ logo verifying that the insoles are made with wool from British sheep farmers.   The insoles are made […]

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  63. Job Vacancies x 2

    Job Vacancies x 2

    Settle Town Council currently have 2 vacancies Market Manger to run and manage the Tuesday Market.    Further details and a job description can be found on the Council’s website.   Please visit www.settletowncouncil.gov.uk  Part Time Cleaner  We are looking for a cleaner for job share or a cleaning company who can fulfil a cleaning rota for Whitefriars […]

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  64. Settle Events Feb 2023

    Settle Events Feb 2023

    ** EVENTS ** 1. Sat 11 Feb (10.30am-12.30pm) : ACE Settle (Action for Climate Emergency) are holding their monthly Green Café : – all welcome to come and chat over over refreshments about topical issues. This will also be an opportunity for members to feedback on the running of ACE (as one of two meetings each year, the other being the AGM) […]

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  65. Meetings held to assist Dales farmers

    Meetings held to assist Dales farmers

      Dales farmers looking to increase incomes are being invited to evening events in February. Updates on grants and payment schemes will be presented at meetings to be held in Hawes, Orton, Reeth, Sedbergh and Settle. National Park Authority officers with expert knowledge of Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) environmental land management schemes will […]

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  66. Events in Settle from Judith

    Events in Settle from Judith

    ** EVENTS ** 1. Thur 26 Jan 2pm-4pm – St John’s church Settle has every Thursday afternoons as its “Warm space afternoon” . 2-4.30pm. The church and coffee lounge are open: Free coffee, a place to charge you phone, sit, work, chat; The film “Calendar Girls” will be shown today at about 2.30pm. (Other places in Settle have Warm Spaces […]

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  67. Events in Settle 2023

    Events in Settle 2023

    ** EVENTS ** 1. Thur 12 Jan: St John’s Church, Settle has every Thursday afternoons as its “Warm space afternoon” . 2-4.30pm. The church and coffee lounge are open: Free coffee, a place to charge you phone, sit, work, chat; The film “Swallows and Amazons” will be shown at about 2.30pm. ************************************************************ 2. Thur 12 Jan (and every […]

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  68. November Events in Settle

    November Events in Settle

    ** EVENTS ** 1. Yorkshire Festival of Story: 4 till 27 Nov: Some events in person, some on Zoom: See programme here: Programme – Yorkshire Festival Of Story You can watch things you missed for up to 48 hours afterwards. **************************************** 2. Sat 12 Nov: Action on Climate Emergency ‘All About Rivers’ (10-1pm) at Settle Victoria […]

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  69. Craven Business Week

    Craven Business Week

    The Craven Business Week from Monday, 17th October to 21st October 2022. To celebrate the best of Craven’s entrepreneurial spirit a programme of free inspirational events for established businesses and start-up ventures. The 5-day programme covers a cross section of themes to drive business innovation and support small business owners.  Guest experts will be covering […]

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  70. Local Settle Events

    Local Settle Events

    From Judith Allinson I am very, very sad that the Field Studies Council is ceasing running field courses at Malham Tarn Field Centre. I taught there full time (children and adults) 1979 to 1987 and almost every year since have run one or two residential courses there on Grasses and Sedges and / or Flowers. […]

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  71. Barbara Dickson

    Barbara Dickson

    BARBARA DICKSON Release date: 3 September, 2022 Promoter: STRADA Music     BARBARA DICKSON ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER 2022 TOUR   Award-winning singer Barbara Dickson will embark on a thirteen date UK tour in November, 2022 alongside her long-term keyboard player Nick Holland.   “Playing live has always been my first love,” Barbara says, “and I can’t […]

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  72. Trail Riders donate to byways maintenance

    Trail Riders donate to byways maintenance

      An organisation promoting the responsible use of green lanes with public rights for recreational motor vehicles has made a donation to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.   Members of North Yorkshire Trail Riders Fellowship led by Rights of Way Officer Leo Crone presented a cheque for £2,500 to National Park Authority Area Manager […]

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  73. Housing Completions in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Housing Completions in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

      ‘Good news’ on housing completions       The number of housing completions in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has hit a 13-year high, according to an annual monitoring report.   A total of 88 homes were completed by developers and housing associations in the year to the end of March.   Of those 24 […]

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  74. Teams in Bradford District and Craven are setting the standard for healthcare excellence

    Teams in Bradford District and Craven are setting the standard for healthcare excellence

    Innovative project ‘Technology and Relationships Improving Flow’ shortlisted for the 2022 HSJ Awards Teams in Bradford District and Craven are setting the standard for healthcare excellence An innovative project which reduces the length of stays in hospital and better supports recovery following discharge from hospital has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. The ‘Technology and […]

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  75. Consultation on Holiday Lets

    Consultation on Holiday Lets

    The UK Government are doing a consultation on Short Term holiday Lets. They are asking local Councils to gather input and evidence. Settle Town Council are doing this for their area. Please send any input to them, via email to clerk@settletowncouncil.gov.uk or using the form at https://forms.office.com/r/iEzfG4tS7R For other areas – please use your local […]

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  76. Events in Settle - August - from Judith A

    Events in Settle – August – from Judith A

    Happy Yorkshire Day Everyone! If you visit Settle, enjoy the amazing Settle Flower Pot Festival Aug-4 Sept  – There are three different trails to follow (with leaflets)  and workshops (must be booked) for children on Tuesdays  and Saturdays http://www.settleflowerpotfestival.co.uk/ Events  1, Mon 1 August:  “First Day of the Month Climate Walk” – 2-5pm – at hillside above, […]

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  77. plastic tree shelters

    plastic tree shelters

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release Date of issue: 25 July 2022   Plastic shelter collection takes total to 50,000! Nearly 12,000 plastic tree shelters were removed and recycled from the Yorkshire Dales countryside recently thanks to Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust’s (YDMT) Plastic Free Woodlands project. Landowners dropped off their redundant shelters at Craven […]

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  78. Hay Time in Bowland

    Hay Time in Bowland

    Local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) is launching a major project to help look after the hay meadows found within the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wildflower-rich meadows survive due to traditional farming practices, in particular the late cutting of the crop in July or August. During spring and summer, the […]

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  79. Local Energy Plan for Settle and district

    Local Energy Plan for Settle and district

    The potential development of renewable energy schemes in and around Settle was looked at during a workshop facilitated by Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) Settle and Area’s Energy Group on 21st May 2022 to take the first steps in drawing up a comprehensive Local Area Energy Plan.  Following the showing on 22nd March of the […]

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  80. Events in Settle - July on

    Events in Settle – July on

    Events  1.  Thurs 30 June: Last Settle Scottish Dancing Class for this term. . 7.30pm to 10pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle. Party night. Classes recommence on September 8th there will be a series of Beginners Classes starting. at 7pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH: 2.   Fri 1 July: First day of the month “Walk for the climate” Malham Tarn Fen. 1.5 […]

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  81. HELP FOR BUSINESSES IN SETTLE

    HELP FOR BUSINESSES IN SETTLE

    HELP FOR BUSINESSES IN SETTLE All businesses in Craven can make use of free professional help and advice provided through Craven District Council.   STEFAN SYKES, Rural Business Development Officer, 07510 382691 and ssykes@cravendc.gov.uk And ALISON LAWS, Craven Growth Manager, 07890 055184 and alison.laws@ynygrowthhub.com   Alison and Stefan provide a friendly and professional service that […]

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  82. The Yorkshire Dales Festival

    The Yorkshire Dales Festival

    : a day of stunning walks and trail runs The beautifully dramatic landscape of the Yorkshire Dales will be the setting for an exciting day of trail runs and walks on Sunday 21st August. Starting in Settle, participants can choose to take part in a 5, 16, or 26 mile walk or 5 or 16 mile […]

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  83. understand the Yorkshire Dales National Park

    understand the Yorkshire Dales National Park

    ‘Engagement work’ highlighted in progress report   Bainbridge, 28 June 2022   Many people have been helped to enjoy and better understand the Yorkshire Dales National Park in the past year, a meeting has heard today.   Farm open days, outdoor classes for schools and volunteer-led nature walks were among the activities run by a wide range […]

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  84. planning policies for the Yorkshire Dales National Park

    planning policies for the Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Have your say on ‘permanent residency’ policy   Bainbridge, 24 June 2022   People are being invited to have their say on a fresh set of planning policies for the Yorkshire Dales National Park, including a policy that would require all new housing to be for ‘permanent residency’ only.   A consultation paper published today sets out […]

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  85. Bowland’s wildflower meadows

    Bowland’s wildflower meadows

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release Date of issue: 21 June 2022 Putting the buzz back into Bowland’s wildflower meadows   Nearly 40 hectares of hay meadows were regenerated in the Forest of Bowland last year thanks to Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust through the Meadow Makers project led by Plantlife.   This nation-wide project […]

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  86. All barns great and small!

    All barns great and small!

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority – Joint News Release Date of issue: 21 June 2022   All barns great and small! Dales’ ‘laithes’ receive a makeover   Two field barns which helped make the Dales landscape world famous have been restored with the support of the family of the late All Creatures […]

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  87. farming grants programme

    farming grants programme

    News  Release ‘Good start’ to farming grants programme   Bainbridge, 20 June 2022   ‘Regenerative farming’ has received a boost in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, owing to a new grants programme which has completed its first year of operation.   More than thirty projects – nearly all of them farmer-led – have got off […]

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  88. Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release   Refugee Week brings healing across the Dales Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust’s People and the DALES (Diversity, Access, Learning, Environment, Sustainability) project will be marking Refugee Week (June 20 – 26) by welcoming a group of refugees and asylum seekers from Darwen. Darwen Asylum Refugee Enterprise (DARE) will […]

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  89. Hawes Garsdale Route

    Hawes Garsdale Route

    Strong Public Support for Hawes-Garsdale Proposal        Bainbridge, 17 June 2022        A survey suggests there is strong public support for developing a multi-user route along a scenic six-mile stretch of former railway in Upper Wensleydale.   Nearly four out of five members of the public have backed a proposal for […]

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  90. Settle Town Council Press Release 17/6/22

    Settle Town Council Press Release 17/6/22

    News from Settle Town Council 17 June 2022. For immediate release Settle Town Council needs you! Settle Town Council is looking for people to fill five vacancies to represent residents in the market town. The vacancies have arisen because there were not enough candidates standing at the 5 May local council elections. Currently there are […]

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  91. Our Ingleborough

    Our Ingleborough

    New podcast episodes: ‘Our Ingleborough’   Bainbridge, 13 June 2022   The Dales Countryside Museum has published six new Voices From The Dales podcasts starring people from the mountainous heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, as part of the ‘Wild Ingleborough’ nature recovery project.   Podcast characters include Muslim hikers, a builder, a farmer, an access […]

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  92. Rory Story

    Rory Story

    The Rory Story are one of the UK’s premier tributes to the blues rock legend Rory Gallagher. Each year major festivals are held across the UK, Ireland and Europe in honour of this amazing guitarist.The Rory Story plays these and many regional venues and are delighted to bring their show to The Victoria Hall Settle on […]

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  93. OUR INGLEBOROUGH FESTIVAL

    OUR INGLEBOROUGH FESTIVAL

       www.ouringleborough.com The ‘Our Ingleborough’ Festival is a four-day travelling exhibition which explores the past, present and future of land use around Ingleborough. Over the past six months, the ‘Our Ingleborough’ project has been documenting memories of the past, connections to the land and visions for the future of this landscape from artists, residents, visitors, […]

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  94. Events for June 2022 by Judith Allinson

    Events for June 2022 by Judith Allinson

    Events for June 2022: 1.   Wed 1 June: First day of the month walk for the climate – organised by Churches Together in Settle and District and Craven Conservation Group. We will be looking at wildflowers including globeflowers in a nature reserve near Ribblehead and Colt Park. Meet at 4.30pm at Settle Swimming Pool Car Park to share […]

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