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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Glencroft launches unique Yorkshire-made hand-knit yarn

    Glencroft launches unique Yorkshire-made hand-knit yarn

    MADE IN YORKSHIRE: Clapdale hand-knit yarn, made from the wool above, sourced from sheep within 5 miles of Glencroft.   Six months on from announcing its ‘Farm to Yarn’ Clapdale Wool Project, Glencroft has launched a fully traceable hand-knit yarn made in Yorkshire.   The project, which was masterminded by the countrywear clothing brand’s owner, […]

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  17. Fire Service’s new Risk and Resource Model

    Fire Service’s new Risk and Resource Model

    Zoë Metcalfe, your Police Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire and York, is currently considering proposals for the Fire Service’s new Risk and Resource Model, which sets out how the Service would seek to deploy its people, equipment, and resources. The proposed changes aim to ensure communities get the services they need to help […]

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  18. Long Preston floodplain

    Long Preston floodplain

    Get a bird’s eye view of the Long Preston floodplain   The sights and sounds of the floodplain at Long Preston are now available for everyone to see in a new virtual tour. With abundant wildlife throughout the year including snipe, redshank, curlew, oystercatchers and lapwing, Long Preston floodplain is a priority habitat for wading […]

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  19. Lambs receive a helping hand

    Lambs receive a helping hand

    Lambs receive a helping hand Groups from Leeds, Bradford, Halifax and Darwen helped welcome new lambs into the world thanks to Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust’s People and the DALES (Diversity, Access, Learning, Environment, Sustainability) project. People from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds took part in seven hands-on lambing events with Ribblehead farmer Rodney Beresford. Judy Rogers, […]

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  20. Keeping it Real - Ingleborough Snack Kiosk Approved

    Keeping it Real – Ingleborough Snack Kiosk Approved

    News Release Ingleborough Snack Kiosk Approved A planning application for an existing 2×2-metre timber kiosk to be used to sell snacks to walkers on Ingleborough has been approved by Members of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority Planning Committee today. Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority Chair, Neil Heseltine said: “We’ve seen the headlines, and this […]

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  21. Settle Events May 2022

    Settle Events May 2022

    1. Wed 18 May – Sun 22 May: Christian Aid Plant Sale in the garden of Settle Quakers. Do bring plants to donate. If you wish to to donate to Christian Aid via Churches Together in Settle’s online account for Christian Aid click here: https://giving.give-star.com/microsite/christian-aid/christian-aid-week/team/50938863-8b1b-4eb9-85a6-c206900b4765 ************************************************************ 2.  Wed 18 May: Settle Slimming World:  Settle Social Club, Duke St […]

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  22. Going Underground!

    Going Underground!

    The Yorkshire Dales are famous not just for dry stone walls and spectacular countryside and hills, the world underground is just as vast with hundreds of miles of caves. Created by limestone formations over millions of years. We have two main show caves close to Settle, read more

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  23. Easter and beyond events

    1. Fri 15 Apr: Settle Passion Play –  The Good Friday street drama, Journey to the Cross, is happening tomorrow (15 April) – or maybe today by the time you read this). To see the whole drama, please come to St John’s Methodist Church, off Church Street, ready for a 10.30am start. There are children’s costumes available […]

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  24. England’s Most Scenic Mainline Railway

    England’s Most Scenic Mainline Railway

    Mention Settle in Yorkshire to many people and they will say “Settle to Carlisle Railway Line”  As the head line suggests the views are magnificent, and all from the comfort of your seat on the train. rom the iconic Yorkshire Three Peaks of Pen Y Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside, the dry stone walls and limestone […]

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  25. Family creates first ‘Grow Back Greener’ woodland

    Family creates first ‘Grow Back Greener’ woodland

    4 April 2022    A family with a smallholding in Craven has created the first new woodland to arise from a ‘landmark collaboration’ between the Woodland Trust and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. The Hinds family from Woodhouse Farm near the village of Austwick have planted nearly 5000 native broadleaved shrubs and trees in […]

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  26. Local Settle Events from Judith A

    Local Settle Events from Judith A

    1. Mon 28 March: Craven Speakers Club  The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.   Ten reasons to come tonight! Come and enjoy an evening out,and improve your speaking skills. You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to – you can just watch. Only £5-00 for Visitors. […]

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  27. Settle Ingleton & Bentham Mobile Rural Watch

    Settle Ingleton & Bentham Mobile Rural Watch

      In March, The Settle Ingleton Bentham Mobile Rural Watch have been helping to protect the rural communities in the area for the last two and a half years. Formed by volunteers in September 2019 and recognised as the only police approved Rural Watch Group covering the eight Craven District Council Wards of Bentham, Hellifield […]

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  28. Vote for Glencroft in the Yorkshire Choice Awards

    Vote for Glencroft in the Yorkshire Choice Awards

    Clapham business and Settle Chamber of Trade member Glencroft have been nominated for INDEPENDENT BUSINESS OF THE YEAR in the Yorkshire Choice Awards 2022! The Yorkshire Choice Awards are searching for the best of the best in Yorkshire and you decide who that will be. Vote for Glencroft here under ‘Independent Business of the Year’ […]

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  29. Local Events in Settle - February

    Local Events in Settle – February

    Sat 12  Feb 2022 Events for you both online and in real life.Concerned about climate change, and what we are doing about it in Settle? Drop in at the ACE Settle Zoom meeting this (Saturday) morning? It’s as simple as clicking on the link. These coming two weeks are the best time to take photos of Snowdrops. And […]

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  30. Dark Sky Festival

    Dark Sky Festival

    For something different, you wouldn’t think of star gazing in the Yorkshire Dales would be popular but the National Park organise something every year. Last year with restrictions in place you could join on Zoom to learn more about what’s out there in the solar system. Now you can come and visit and maybe participate […]

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  31. Glencroft launches unique Yorkshire Dales wool project with local farmers

    Glencroft launches unique Yorkshire Dales wool project with local farmers

    Countrywear clothing brand Glencroft is to launch a traceable ‘Farm to Yarn’ Dales wool collection in 2022, following a grant from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s Sustainable Development Fund (SDF).  Clapham-based Glencroft was awarded £5,000 in grant funding from the SDF to support the innovative project, which it hopes could pave the way for […]

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  32. Woodland Creation in the Dales

    Woodland Creation in the Dales

    News Release New Collaboration to Scale Up Woodland Creation in the Dales       Bainbridge, 18 January 2022      The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority and the Woodland Trust have agreed a landmark collaboration to help increase native woodland in the National Park.   This means working with local farmers and landowners over […]

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  33. More events in Settle, in January

    More events in Settle, in January

     Mon 17 January   2022                               Picture of Whernside Events in January: Please note that organisers have asked  that at all indoor meetings, FOR THE SAKE OF THE OTHERS THERE, please bring a mask and wear it throughout the talk, unless you are exempt. Exceptions: Scottish […]

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  34. Ace for Ale

    Ace for Ale

    Ask a Yorkshire native where the best beer comes from, and they’ll likely answer: “Yorkshire.” So when you think of Yorkshire Ale – the famous breweries in Masham come to mind for Theakston’s and Black Sheep. However you will find there are hundreds of fine ales that can be sampled all over the county and […]

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  35. Judith's News

    Judith’s News

    Happy New Year! From a Speakers Club meeting by Zoom, with a guest speaker on Climate Change Change on Monday, to a church bible discussion group on the Environment on Wednesday; from Scottish Dancing on Thursday to a talk on Moths a week on Thursday – there is lots on  for us to do. Or […]

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  36. Some Settle and District events this Christmas

    Some Settle and District events this Christmas

    Here are some not-to-be-missed events this Christmas.. If you are visiting St John’s Methodist Church Settle over the next few weeks, here are some items we are collecting for reuse and recycling: 1.  Empty medicine blister packets (for recycling) 2.  Franked postage stamps – to raise money for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People 3.  Medium […]

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  37. Langcliffe Singers

    Langcliffe Singers

    We are a community choir and registered charity based in Settle and on December 18th we are hoping to perform Handel’s Messiah with professional soloists including Sarah Fox, an internationally renowned soprano who was born in Giggleswick and whose career has taken her all over the world. Langcliffe Singers

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  38. Settle Amateur Operatic Society

    Settle Amateur Operatic Society

    Settle Amateur Operatic Society Annual Dinner and Presentation of Long service Awards   SAOS was able to hold its annual dinner this year and, on Saturday 13 November, at the popular Knights’ Table Restaurant, thirty-three members gathered. They enjoyed meeting with their old friends, especially after the long months of Covid restrictions. After the meal came the presentation […]

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  39. Autumn Events roundup in Settle

    Autumn Events roundup in Settle

    News of events to cheer you up on this wet October Day Picture of Entrance to Settle  6 years ago: on 19 Oct 2015   **   EVENTS In BRIEF   ** 1. Tue 19 Oct – 2pm:  Dementia Forward – “Time Together Tuesday” 2. Tue 19 October 7-8pm – ‘Walking to COP26’ & talk […]

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  40. YDMT welcomes United Bank of Carbon support

    YDMT welcomes United Bank of Carbon support

    YDMT welcomes United Bank of Carbon support Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust has dedicated 300 trees to the United Bank of Carbon (UBoC) for their help in creating new woodlands in the Dales. The Clapham-based charity linked with UBoC to plant trees and collect redundant plastic tree guards at Bargh Wood near Stainforth. Nearly 4,800 trees […]

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  41. Events in Settle - Sept and October

    Events in Settle – Sept and October

    Here are events and activities to enjoy in September and October EVENTS 1. Sat 11 Sep – Morning only (9.00-13.00): Covid vaccinations at St Johns Meth Church Settle : :- Walk in vaccinations available – incl 16 and 17 year olds!! 2. Sat 11 Sep: Action on Climate Emergency Settle – ACE’s Sept Green Cafe – […]

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  42. Judith's Newsletter

    Judith’s Newsletter

    See my note on Althea Shevill at the end. EVENTS 1 Sat 21 Aug: Covid vaccinations at St Johns Meth Church Settle :  Walk in vaccinations available – incl 16 and 17 year olds!!   Best time for walk in : after 10am and after 3pm 2. Sat 21 Aug: 2-4pm Cream Teas on Eldroth Church […]

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  43. Glencroft scarf raises £1,100 to support  the Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks Project

    Glencroft scarf raises £1,100 to support the Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks Project

          Glencroft scarf raises £1,100 to support the Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks Project Glencroft owner, Edward Sexton (left), with former Three Peaks Ranger, Josh Hull (right).   Following the launch of a limited edition Three Peaks lambswool scarf by Yorkshire clothing brand Glencroft, over £1,000 has been donated to the Yorkshire Dales National […]

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  44. Local Settle Events

    Local Settle Events

    Apprehensive about public speaking? – Come to Craven Speakers Club, Skipton (4 Oct Sept) and gain confidence. Are you a naturalist? Come on the YNU Field Visit to Cautley Spout (14 Aug) – or to Settle Nature Day 9 Oct EVENTS IN BRIEF Sat 14 Aug: Yorkshire Naturalists Union Visit to Cautley Spout Howgill Fells Sat […]

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  45. Local grant of £244,700

    Local grant of £244,700

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust receives grant of £244,700 from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund   Deeper Connections will create and restore 10 hectares of habitat along the Long Preston Floodplain as well as engaging 8,000 people to connect with nature 90 projects awarded grants to accelerate the implementation of nature-based projects, from new ‘insect pathways’ […]

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  46. Let Property Campaign

    Let Property Campaign

    In a nutshell, the Let Property Campaign is a way for landlords to come forward and declare any rental income that they’ve failed to notify HMRC of, and in return, the individual will be able to take advantage of the best possible terms.  

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  47. Dementia Forward Looking for Volunteers in Settle

    Dementia Forward Looking for Volunteers in Settle

    We are excited that very soon we will be opening new services for people living with dementia in the Settle area. These will include a day service which people can attend for activity, company and support, while carers enjoy valuable respite time, and a wellbeing cafe, which people can come along to with a family […]

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  48. New panels will enhance Settle riverside

    New panels will enhance Settle riverside

    Walkers along the riverside path at Settle will now be able to find out more about the local area thanks to new interpretation panels supported by Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust. The Clapham-based charity has replaced the original information points to bring them right up to date and withstand the elements. And one has also been […]

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  49. June 2021 Local Events

    June 2021 Local Events

    ***  EVENTS IN BRIEF *** 1. 1-30 June – Go Wild – Do Something out doors every day in June. 2. Churches Count on Nature Week 5-12 June 3. Eco-Explorers Walk Fri 4 June 10am 4. Friday Evening: 7.30pm – YNU-Zoom-Chat Meeting 5. Sat 5 June – Open day for visitors at Sharow Churchyard, Ripon […]

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  50. Dales peatland ‘a stirring scene of restoration’

    Dales peatland ‘a stirring scene of restoration’

    An ‘enormous’ amount of restoration work is taking place at the most damaged blanket bog peatland in the National Park. Coir logs and dumpy bags of brash on Fleet Moss   Thousands of tonnes of coir, brash and stone have been brought this spring to Fleet Moss, Oughtershaw and Bleaberry – an area of moorland […]

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  51. New path near Ingleborough summit

    New path near Ingleborough summit

     A major engineering project is taking place near the summit of the famous flat-capped Yorkshire mountain, Ingleborough, in an effort to conserve important habitat for plants such as early purple orchid and bird’s eye primrose. The enduring popularity of the Three Peaks walking route has led to a 1.6 kilometre (one mile) stretch of path through Sulber […]

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  52. Local schools offered ‘outdoor learning experience’

    Local schools offered ‘outdoor learning experience’

    Bainbridge, 20 April 2021   Schools whose catchment includes part of the National Park are being offered a free full or half day of curriculum-based learning in the great outdoors this summer term. Teachers are invited to contact the Authority’s learning and engagement team to arrange a ‘Learn, Love, Explore’ experience. Subjects could include geography […]

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  53. Yorkshire adventurer announces woodland appeal from the treetops

    Yorkshire adventurer announces woodland appeal from the treetops

    Adventurer Alastair Humphreys took to the treetops to help launch an appeal to plant new native woodlands in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas. Alastair Humphreys launches YDMT’s Together for Trees appeal. (Alastair Humphreys)   Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust has linked up with the Big Give to boost support for its Together for Trees campaign, […]

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  54. Coronovirus Business Restart Grant

    Coronovirus Business Restart Grant

    Restart Business Grants via Craven District Council: The Restart Grant is a one off grant for businesses on the Rating List only. The grant is payable to the ratepayer in respect of the hereditament on 1 April 2021. Apply for this grant online. We expect to be able to make payments in early April but […]

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  55. YDMT receives People’s Postcode Lottery boost

    YDMT receives People’s Postcode Lottery boost

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) has received a £375,000 boost thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.     The support will enable the Clapham-based charity to continue expanding its work to support the people, landscape and wildlife of the Yorkshire Dales. YDMT has now received £2,851,332 in funding thanks to players of the lottery […]

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  56. Reopening High Streets Safely Fund

    Reopening High Streets Safely Fund

    Settle and District Chamber of Trade, Settle Town Council and Craven District Council got some funding from The Reopening High Streets Safely Fund via the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)   It financed some “social distancing planters” in Settle, and some signage   Just an update and a final request to let us know (via […]

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  57. Events etc via Judith Allinson

    Events etc via Judith Allinson

    —   Events in Brief:  — 1. Fri 12 March: 7.30pm Yorkshire Naturalists Union (YNU) Zoom Chat – open to members of YNU and members of affiliated societies (e.g. Craven Conservation Group, YWT, Upper Wharfdale Field Society, Harrogate Naturalists) 2. Sat 13 March: Settle Action for Climate Emergency Conference: 10.30am by Zoom: Including: Neil Heseltine […]

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  58. 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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  59. 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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  60. 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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  61. 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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  62. Happy New Year from Judith A

    Happy New Year from Judith A

    HAPPY NEW YEAR   from Judith Allinson – via her email ***  EMAIL IN BRIEF: *** 1. Go for lots of walks 2. Join Craven Conservation Group 3. 1-4 Jan = BSBI New Year Plant Hunt – there are still 2 days left to do this. https://nyph.bsbi.org/ 4. Mon 4 Jan 7.30pm_ Craven Speakers Club – by […]

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  63. Building Regulation Requirements

    Building Regulation Requirements

    Building regulations are minimum legal requirements regarding the safety and health of people living or working in and around buildings; the conservation of fuel, power, and water; and the provision of access to facilities. Did you know – even changing just one window requires an application to a Building Control Body for building regulation approval.  Alternatively, […]

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  64. Winter Economy Plan

    Winter Economy Plan

    GUEST ARTICLE SEPTEMBER 2020 Winter Economy Plan – here’s how it will affect you    The Chancellor unveiled his Winter Economy Plan last week which signalled the Government’s commitment to protecting businesses and their workers, with the launch of a new Job Support Scheme to replace furlough and an extension to the Self-Employment Income Support […]

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  65. The Yorkshire Dales through my lens 

    The Yorkshire Dales through my lens 

    Photography competition looks for Dales most-loved views This is the last call for amateur photographers to enter a Yorkshire Dales Photography Competition – and be in with a chance of having their work exhibited and featured in a charity calendar. With its spectacular landscapes, unique wildlife and vibrant communities, the Yorkshire Dales means something different […]

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  66. Returning to ‘normal’: what you might not know

    Returning to ‘normal’: what you might not know

    July 2020 Returning to ‘normal’: what you might not know Written by Mark Schofield, director at Haworths Chartered Accountants. To support businesses and individuals throughout COVID-19 and beyond, Haworths Chartered Accountants has created a special Resource Centre on its website, which contains a wealth of information and expert advice to navigate you through this time. […]

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  67. Langcliffe News 24 th July 2020

    Langcliffe News 24 th July 2020

    Church. Residents and visitors gathered around the Langcliffe Fountain, which is also the village War Memorial, to commemorate the Dedication and Unveiling of the village War Memorial exactly 100 years ago. Following the original service sheet, with the addition of poems and readings, the service was led by the Revd. Stephen Dawson and began with […]

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  68. Settle Photographic Group Online Exhibition

    Settle Photographic Group Online Exhibition

    Settle Photographic Group isn’t going to let Covid-19 stop their exhibition.  This year you will be able to enjoy it from the comfort of your home.  Our digital exhibition will be open from 1st-31st August on our website settlephotos.org. Click in and enjoy the varied images which are members’ own favourites.  

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  69. generations-a settle-carlisle poem

    generations-a settle-carlisle poem

    Generations Tells the tale of a young man’s journey of discovery, learning more about himself and his much missed late grandfather, the action takes place on the Settle to Carlisle railway line Ribblehead Viaduct…he’d never seen anything so amazing For hours he stood transfixed, admiringly gazing How can a work of civil engineering so add […]

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  70. Langcliffe VE celebrations

    Langcliffe VE celebrations

    Despite the necessary social isolation from others, Langcliffe residents were still very sociable on the 75th anniversary of VE Day. The villagers decorated homes and public spaces with red, white and blue. After a sing along version of ‘We’ll Meet Again’ people got out their picnics and the celebration began just after three pm. Allan […]

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  71. Judith’s Flowers and more

    Judith’s Flowers and more

    It’s hard to believe it is over five weeks since the last events email! and that it is five weeks that the UK went into lockdown. I hope you are getting out on exercise walks, however short. And that you are enjoying the spring wildflowers Do visit http://bit.ly/Settle-Wildflowers and enjoy the three attached flowers – […]

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  72. Latest Covid 19 Business Updates

    Support for businesses and individuals during COVID-19 Information correct as of 07.04.20 All our detailed communications are to be found on our website here https://www.haworths.co.uk/covid-19-updates ­Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Open to all UK employers for a period of at least three months – starting from 1 March 2020 – the scheme supports those businesses that have […]

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  73. The latest support for businesses during COVID-19

    COVID-19 Comms March 2020 The latest support for businesses during COVID-19 Business operations during the COVID-19 outbreak will require resilience which many of us have never had to call upon before. But we are not alone; Friday’s announcement by the Chancellor of a COVID-19 support plan is beyond anything we expected. It is unprecedented in […]

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  74. Coronavirus and Government Financial Help

    Coronavirus and Government Financial Help Dear Member, COVID-19 means we are in unprecedented times – personally, and in business. As your local Chamber of Trade, we will do what we can to offer support to our members and the local business community throughout this challenging period. As you may be aware, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has […]

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  75. 18 March 2020: Settle Community response; Cancellations and Events

    Greetings to all whether in North or West Yorks, or Lancs orCumbria.. from Judith For those near Settle: Settle now has a Community Response team. Here are details:phone – 01729 825493 and website: http://settlevictoriahall.org.uk/communityresponseand email communnityresponse@settlevictoriahall.org.ukand facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/Settle-Community-Response-100906268218781/ Individual   Villages (e.g.  Langcliffe, Gargrave)  also have theirresponse teams that Settle will be able to tell you about. Use this […]

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  76. Covid-19 Info – Settle Area

    Settle Community Response is co-ordinated by Settle Community Hub, Settle Victoria Hall, and the people of Settle community, for information, practical help while self-isolating, or just a calm and friendly voice if you have any concerns. We can provide volunteers to help you with practical and emotional support, such as shopping, collecting prescriptions, pets, reassurance, […]

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  77. Some Local Events, and Cancellations

    Events are getting cancelled. Maybe you can use the time gained for going outon walks and learning to identify the wildflowers, lichens, birds etc thatlive both in the city streets and countryside. Or share your time on Settle Time Bank, and find others to help youhttps://tol2.timebanking.org/settle/ (This needs a lot of offers to getrunning effectively again) […]

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  78. Group Meeting Cancellation

    Settle Photographic Group Meetings – Cancellation At a committee meeting on 11 March, it was decided to cancel all forthcoming SPG meetings (including the monthly visit) with immediate effect in response to the rapidly developing Coronavirus situation.

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  79. Settle Photographic Group Events – March and April 2020

    Desert Island Photographs Members will show and talk about the photographs they would choose to take to a desert island. Gallery: “Photojournalism”. Your chance to have a go following Charlotte Graham’s talk. 6th April 2020 Annual Print and Digital Competition – Judged by Christine HodgsonThe competition is in two parts, for prints and Digital Projected Images […]

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  80. Belshazzar’s Feast

    Belshazzar’s Feast Wickedly-inventive and beloved folk duo Acclaimed musicians Paul Sartin (oboe, violin, swanee whistle and vocals) and Paul Hutchinson (accordion) are notorious for their superlative ability, wit, rapport and depth of experience, creating a concert to remember. Together they have entertained audiences across the UK, plus in Australia, The Seychelles, Belgium and the USA, […]

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  81. Community led housing

    Please help to spread the GOOD NEWS!If your area is crying out for decent, affordable housing … Then why not consider taking some local action to set up your own housing project? COME TO ONE OF OUR FREE ADVICE SESSIONS on Monday 30th March TIME :                    LOCATION: 10.30 – 12.30          Victoria Hall, Settle 13.30 – 15.30          South Craven Community Library, Cross Hills 18.30 […]

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  82. Settle Ingleton & Bentham Mobile Rural Watch

    In August last year, North Yorkshire Police had a meeting with people from the communities of Bentham, Ingleton & Settle to see if there was an interest in forming a Voluntary Mobile Rural Watch within our area. This was in response to the recent rise in rural crime that cost North Yorkshire more than £1.78 […]

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  83. From Beirut to Settle

    Power-folk pioneers The Trials of Cato, who were formed in Beirut Lebanon, are playing Settle Victoria Hall this Friday (February 28) following a remarkable 2019 which saw the band transform from buskers into BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners.  Fresh from a frantic year touring their award-winning debut album Hide and Hair in the UK, […]

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  84. Settle photos – March

    Amy Bateman is a freelance photographer who lives on a farm in Cumbria and whose life through a lens came after having children. She gave up her previous career to look after the children at home on the farm and used her camera to capture their early years. Amy is now thrilled to be pursuing […]

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  85. Local Events from Judith’s List

    Today: 12th FebTalk on “Lesbos and Refugees” = Settle Mothers Union 2pm at Limestone ViewTalk on “Just Aid” and the problems of Trade for Aid. 7.15pm Friends Meeting House       *** EVENTS IN BRIEF: *** 1. Wed 12 Feb: Mothers Union talk: Limestone View 2pm: Refugees in Lesbos2. Wed 12 Feb: 7.15pm Friends […]

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  86. Journeys – Photos

    Some members will be talking about projects they have been working on. Gallery: “Journeys”. Colin Jarvis talked to us recently about his journey to an MA in photography. However, people undertake all sorts of journeys for all sorts of reasons, from travel to life and much in-between. Show us a picture about one of your […]

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  87. Tech-Makers at Settle Community Library

    Get with the program this half term at our digital taster event! Join us for Tech-Makers at Settle Community Library – a fantastic opportunity for young people to get involved in putting together technical creations and explore their ideas for creative design. There will be all kinds of creative tech kit made available, including Oculus […]

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  88. Local Events 28th Jan +

    Tonight (Tue):  Launch of “The Boxing Diaries” book by Marion Dunn6.45 for 7pm Victoria Hall Settle                          EVENTS IN BRIEF: 1. Feb: Life in Our Hands Exhibition; Settle Stories; Tue& Thu 11am-4pm2. Mon 27 Jan to Sun 2 Feb: Holocaust Memorial Day: Friends Meeting […]

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  89. A Day in the Life of a Photojournalist by Charlotte Graham

    Monday 3rd February 2020 Charlotte Graham is a professional photographer based in the north of England. Her unique combination of technical and creative photographic talent combined with a desire to create the very best image possible from any scenario makes her in demand with both international press and businesses alike. You will see her work […]

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  90. Settle to host farm advice meeting

    Farmers in Craven are being invited to an evening meeting in Settle to hear the latest news and information on grants and stewardship schemes. Farm conservation and woodland advisers from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority will provide information on Countryside Stewardship Mid and Higher Tier applications; the Hedgerows and Boundaries scheme; and Water Capital and […]

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  91. Yorkshire Photographic Union

    Members will bring possible entries for the Yorkshire Photographic Union exhibition for discussion and feedback prior to finalising them. A chance to hone your way of studying photographs. There will be no Gallery this month as the digital entries will be discussed in the second part of the evening.

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  92. Farm grant updates – Options for Upland Farmers

    Advice and assistance will be provided by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority on Countryside Stewardship Mid and Higher Tier applications, Hedgerows & Boundaries Scheme, Catchment Sensitive Farming, Woodland grants, and Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) extensions. There will also be an update on the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS).  The Farm Conservation and Trees and […]

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  93. From Judith A

    HAPPY NEW YEAR:Happy Twelfth Day of Christmas 1. Sun 5 Jan: Mary’s Eve: Bentham Meth.Ch. 6.30pm: cross between carol   service & concert. Be early for good seat. (Can offer lift from Settle)2. Weds 8 Jan: Slimming World. 9.30am: Settle Social Club3. Weds 8 Jan: Slimming World. 7pm: Settle Social Club 4. Wed 8 Jan: 7.15pm: […]

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  94. Church Dates and Other Events

    ***   HIGHLIGHTS  ***  1. Free this Saturday morning? There is a climate / biodiversity emergency.Sat 16 Nov: Hustings:candidates with Climate Questions: Vic Hall, SettleAND chance to find out more about ACE Settle (Action on Climate Emergency)  2. Have you or your neighbours got children in your family? Tell them about Eco-Explorers / Messy Church on Sunday […]

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  95. YPU exhibition

    A look back at some of the pictures from the 2019 Yorkshire Photographic Union Exhibition and forward to the 2020 version. Gallery: “All Kinds of Everything” – photographs inspired by Ray Brammall’s talk

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