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  1. Rapid response to ‘climate emergency’

    Rapid response to ‘climate emergency’

      Engineers are installing solar panels, air source heat pumps and LED lighting in Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority buildings, while electric vehicle charging points have gone in at all ten of the Authority’s public car parks. The renewable energy installations will result in a 40% reduction in the annual amount of carbon dioxide emitted from […]

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  2. 3 Peaks in 3 Days – Checkout Discount Offer

    3 Peaks in 3 Days – Checkout Discount Offer

    Why not take on the Yorkshire 3 peaks but instead of doing them all in 1 day, take your time to enjoy the delightful scenery and do them in 3 days ? We at King William Guest House offer discounted room rates for 4 night stays Read more

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  3. Feeling Lost? Let’s hope not!

    Feeling Lost? Let’s hope not!

    With more people enjoying the countryside and nature in the past year. It’s so important to be prepared for what the outdoors can throw at you! We can have the best walking boots, good all weather gear, stay hydrated and fed. We may even have the best App on our phone to get us round […]

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  4. Glencroft launches sustainable Yorkshire flat cap

    Glencroft launches sustainable Yorkshire flat cap

    British countrywear brand, Glencroft, has launched its most sustainable flat cap yet – the Norber. The flat cap has experienced a resurgence in recent years, due in no small part to TV shows like Peaky Blinders which have made the style a fashion must-have for the discerning gentleman. With this in mind, and with over […]

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  5. How to apply marginal gains to your business

    How to apply marginal gains to your business

    ‘Marginal gains’ became well-known terminology after Dave Brailsford – of British Cycling – implemented this innovative concept with huge success. His idea was that if you broke down everything you could think of that goes into riding a bike, and then improved each component part by 1%, then a significant increase would be achieved overall. […]

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  6. Fountains Fell

    Fountains Fell

    It’s been a while since I last did Fountains Fell. My friend and I had earmarked this sunny, crisp November day during lockdown as an opportunity to catch up whilst enjoying some outdoor exercise. Starting from the cattle grid NE of Rainscar, SD 853 723, the plan was to wander up ESE towards the coal […]

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  7. Thinking of going self-employed?

    Thinking of going self-employed?

    By Shepherd Partnership – Certified Accountants in Skipton and Settle If you’re considering going it alone, then this article is for you! Self-employment has been on the rise for many years – and with the challenges that Covid-19 has thrown at employers and employees, it looks set to increase even further. So, what do you […]

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  8. Fly Fishing – A Local Gem

    Fly Fishing – A Local Gem For this blog we are featuring a local fishery at Helwith Bridge just under 4 miles from the guest house as it deserves some recognition. Set in the spender of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and close to the Settle to Carlisle railway and under the shadows of Pen-Y-Ghent […]

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  9. Fancy something different? A Dales Dip maybe?

    Fancy something different? A Dales Dip maybe? Les (Dales Dipper) is a friend of ours who, over the years has shared his passion for wild swimming on various social media platforms. Les has now combined his love for this pastime, so has now qualified officially  to take both newbies and experienced wild water swimmers to  […]

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  10. Farmers recommend new mapping tool

    Farmers recommend new mapping tool

    Farmers have helped to produce a new interactive map showing the location of important habitats in the Yorkshire Dales National Park – and are encouraging fellow land managers to use it to spot opportunities for new income streams and conservation work. The mapping tool – named ‘Re:Cover’ – is designed to help people looking to protect, expand […]

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  11. Exelby Services extends YDMT partnership

    Exelby Services extends YDMT partnership

      Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust has renewed its partnership with Exelby Services.   Now in its second year, the agreement has already seen 850 trees planted and 170 young people helped to connect with nature and learn new skills. Exelby Services are a family owned, independent distributor of bunkering and retails fuels across the North of […]

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  12. Lines on map time for new Local Plan

    Lines on map time for new Local Plan

    ‘Lines on map time’ for new Local Plan Bainbridge, 11 January 2021   People in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are being invited to put forward potential sites in their towns and villages for new housing.   Letters have been emailed to about 400 organisations and bodies including all Parish Councils in the National Park. […]

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