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 1. Free this Saturday morning? There is a climate / biodiversity emergency.
Sat 16 Nov: Hustings:candidates with Climate Questions: Vic Hall, Settle
AND 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 17 Nov at 3pm

 3. Interested in wildlife or farming? : Talk with CCG: “Caring for wildlife
 on an upland Dales farm” by Tom Lord of Lower Winskill:

               ***   EVENTS IN BRIEF:   ***

1. Wed 13 Nov: 7:30pm Settle Justice & Peace Gp: “Local News”
2. Th 14 Nov: Settle Scottish Dancing Classes 7.30pm
3. Sat 16 Nov: ACE event incl election hustings on climate emergency –
    10.15-1.30pm at Victoria Hall, Settle. One of the nine most important
    things we can do about Climate Change is to talk about it.  (Find
    out 8 more things on Saturday)

4. Sun 17 Nov: St John’s Meth Ch, Settle: 10.30am: Revd Kerry Tankard (He
   is the Methodist equivalent of a Bishop)
5. Sun 17 Nov 3p.m. Eco-Explorers-Indoors / Messy Church: St John’s, Settle
6. Mon 18 Nov: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton 7.30pm

6a Settle: Self Care Week Settle 2019 

7. Wed 20 Nov: Amnesty Letter Writing – 5pm-7.30pm  Settle Quakers MH
8. Thu 21 Nov: Craven Conservation Group: 7.30pm:Caring for wildlife on an
   upland Dales farm by Tom Lord  of Lower Winskill: St John’s Ch, Settle
9. Sat 23 Nov:St Oswald’s Fayre, 2pm: Horton Village Hall: wreath & card-
    making. Hilary Fenten will be signing copies “A Portrait of Ingleborough,

10. Sat 23 Nov: Quiz Night at St John’s. Admission Free. Teams are formed
  on the evening so individuals and groups are welcome. 
11. Tue 26 Nov: Licensing of Revd Julie Clarkson as priest-in-charge of
   Settle and Giggleswick with Rathmell & Wigglesworth.

11a: Wed 27 Nov, Election Hustings: General Questions:  6-7pm at St John’s
  Methodist Church, Settle.
11b: Fri 29 Nov: Global Climate Strike: Settle and Rest of world.

12. Sat 30 Nov: 10am: Soup in aid of Refugee Group Resettlement, Friends MH
13. Sat 30 Nov Speaker Clubs Dales Region Competition – held at St Peter’s
   Church, Crosshills. www.craven-speakers.org.uk
14. Sun 1 Dec: Christmas at Baildon: Hourly Guided Tours of the new
  “Passivhous” style building 12.00-15.00  the Fold at Baildon Methodist Ch

15. Wed 4 Dec: 10am-12  Mid Yorkshire Fungus Group visit: Swinsty Reservoir
16. Sat 7 Dec 10am:  Langcliffe Institute Christmas Coffee Morning,
17. Sat 7 Dec: 10am-3pm:1st Castleberg Scouts, Table-top Sale: Drill Hall,

18: Sun 8th Dec: 3pm St John’s Langcliffe, Christingles & Crafts, .
19: Sun 8th Dec: 5pm: Father Christmas switches the tree on in Langcliffe

20: Wed 11 Dec: 7.30pm: Public Talk: John Sloan from Refugee Support Europe
   St John’s Settle.

21: 25 Dec: Settle Community Christmas Day Meal.: Note there is a planning
meeting  for voluteers on Fri 22 Nov at 4.30pm at Settle Meth Church.

Regular Health and fitness events:

22. Weds Slimming World. 9.30am – Settle Social Club
23. Weds: Slimming World. 7pm Settle Social Club
24. Thurs Sep 6.30pm – Weight Watchers – The Folly, Settle

25. Thursdays 9.30am (Core strength and conditioning (exercises to keep you
26. Thu  10.45am 

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    ***   EVENTS IN DETAIL   ***

1. Wed 13 Nov: 7:00 for 7:30pm Settle Justice and Peace Group: “Local
activities forum”

This is an opportunity for people to tell us about Justice
and Peace related activities that they are involved in.  Updates from people
who have addressed the group previously,  as well as introductions to topics
we may be unaware of are all welcome.  We estimate having 6 or 7 topics given
a maximum of 10 minutes each.  To volunteer to take part please contact Julia
Hargreaves (web@settlequakers.org.uk)     
Check https://justicepeacesettle.wordpress.com/  for more details
Preliminary agenda for Nov 13th
*The self-reliance movement in Bangladesh – Pat Saunders
*Refugee ReSettlement – Paul Kelly
*”Hosting weekends in Settle for asylum seekers” – Marian McNichol
*National Justice and Peace movement – Maggie McSherry
*The Hub – Jo Rhodes
*Stop the Arms Fair – Alison Tyas
*The ECO group – Alison Tyas
*Action on the Climate Emergency – Sarah Wiltshire

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2. Th 14 Nov: Settle Scottish Dancing Classes 7.30pm

St John’s Church Hall.
details: 015242 42591 – Every Thursday 7.30pm  – 9.30pm   
St John’s Methodist Church Hall. £3 per evening: Visitors to Settle Welcome
– BEGINNERS WELCOME –  Come and give it a try.
www.settle-scottish-dancing.org.uk

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3. Sat 16 Nov: ACE event incl election hustings on climate emergency –
10.15-1.30pm at Victoria Hall, Settle.

ACE Settle represents the Settle and area Action on Climate Emergency – ACE
Twitter @acesettle  email at: acesettleandarea@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/470650267077822/

The future is nearer than you think

Programme

10.30–11.00 Keynote opening address followed by a review of our actions so far
11.00–12.00 E bikes with 3 Peak Cycles, Networking and refreshments
12.15–1.30 Election hustings
With a general election on 12 December
find out where the local candidates
stand on tackling the climate emergency.

Check on Facebook and for local posters to confirm these timings.

Questions welcome.

Sat morn: 16 Nov Hustings of candidates with Climate Questions – Vic Hall
AND chance to find out more about ACE Settle (Action on Climate Emergency)organised by ACE Settle,

There is a climate / biodiversity emergency.
Getting our governments to act is vital.
             Did you know
That are over 50 percent of the world’s larger wild mammals have gone in our
lifetimes for most of us  (i.e. over the last 40 or 50 years) and are
decreasing rapidly as land is used for crops and cattle.   

One of the nine most important things we can do about Climate Change is to
talk about it.  (Find out 8 more things on Saturday) 

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4. Sun 17 Nov: St John’s Methodist Church, Settle: 10.30am: Revd Kerry
Tankard will be preaching on his first visit to the  Settle Circuit. (He is
the Chair of the Yorkshire West Methodist  District which is the Methodist
equivalent of a Bishop)  All are very welcome for the 10:30 service, after
 which refreshments will be served and there will be time to get to know
Kerry a little better and to welcome him to the Dales.   
www.settle-methodists.org.uk

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5. Sun 17 Nov  3 p.m. Eco-Explorers-Indoors / Messy Church – St John’s
Methodist Church Hall. Children must be accompanied by an adult   –
 though 1 adult can bring several children.
You can see pictures of our summer Eco Explorers activities here:
https://rainforest-save.blogspot.com/2019/08/eco-explorers-at-lower-winskill-farm.html
 Details: 01729 822311     

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6. Mon 18 Nov: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton 7.30pm
Tonight is a “typical” night – come and see what goes on.
7.30pm , the Soroptimist Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton. 

Everyone improves. It is fun.

You will become more confident 

and be able to speak more effectively to groups of people, or just socially.

You will be able to help other people more.

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7. Wed 20 Nov: – Amnesty Letter Writing – 5pm-7.30pm  Settle Friends
Meeting House.  I do encourage  you to come. We have freedom. Think of those
who do not   

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8. Thu 21 Nov:  Craven Conservation Group: 7.30pm
: Caring for wildlife on an upland Dales farm by Tom Lord  of Lower Winskill:
Venue:  St John’s Methodist Church, Church St,   BD24 9JH SETTLE
Entrance: non-members: £3; members: £1 craven-conservation-group.org.uk

A short AGM at 7.30pm will precede Tom’s talk.  All welcome at the AGM

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9. Sat  23rd – St Oswald’s Fayre in Horton Village Hall with wreath &
card-making, 2.00pm.  Hilary Fenten will be signing copies of her book, A
Portrait of Ingleborough, £8.50.  The book was formally launched last Monday
evening with wine at The Folly.  People from Selside, Horton and Austwick
attended and many copies were signed and sold. 

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10. Sat 23 Nov: Quiz Night at St John’s Chruch Hall, Settle BD24 9JH.
Admission Free. Teams are formed on the evening  so individuals and groups are welcome. 

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11. Tues 26 Nov – the licensing of the Revd Julie Clarkson as
priest-in-charge of Settle and Giggleswick with Rathmell  & Wigglesworth.
Many congratulations to Julie, born in 1960,  who comes as a curate from
Barnoldswick with Bracewell in the Ripon Episcopal Area.  The licensing will
be at St Alkelda’s Giggleswick at 7.00pm.  In February Julie will be heading
to Sri Lanka as part of our Area’s link with  the church there, a link
established by Bishop David Young who served in Sri  Lanka with the Church
Missionary Society before becoming Bishop of Ripon.

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11a: Wed 27 Nov, Election Hustings: General Questions:  6-7pm at St John’s
Methodist Church, Settle.

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11b: Fri 29 Nov: Global Climate Strike: Settle and rest of world.

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12. Sat 30 Nov – Soup for the Refugee Group Resettlement, Friends’ Meeting
House, 10.00am.     

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13. Sat 30 Nov Speaker Clubs Dales Region Competition – held at St Peters
Church, Crosshills. www.craven-speakers.org.uk

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14. Sun 1 Dec: Christmas at Baildon

Guided Tours of the Fold at Baildon Methodist Church, Newton Way,  BD176SZ.
On Sunday 1 December at 1200, 1300, 1400 and 1500, trained guides will show
folk why and how this is the first  community building on church premises in
Britain constructed to similar standards  to those of a Passivhaus, with
virtually no energy input and no emissions of C02.

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15. Wed 4 Dec: 10am-12 noon Mid Yorkshire Fungus Group  visit

to Swinsty Reservoir
 – I can send details  and can probably offer lift from Settle

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16. Sat Dec  7th –  Langcliffe Institute Christmas Coffee Morning, 10.00am
St John’s has a stall.

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17. Sat Dec  7th -1st Castleberg Scouts, Table-top Sale in the Drill Hall, 10.00am until 3.00pm.

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18: Sun 8th Dec – St John’s Langcliffe, Christingles & Crafts, 3.00pm.

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19: Sun 8th Dec: Father Christmas switches the tree on in Langcliffe at
5.00pm, refreshments.     

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20; Wed 11 Dec: Public Talk with John Sloan from refugee Support Europe
www.refugeesupport.eu.St John’s Church, Settle,  BD24 9JH, 7pm for 7.30pm
Refugee support was founded in 2016 in response  to the growing humanitarian
crisis in Europe – an issue which continues to this day.   How can we put
pressure on politicians to do more? How prepared  are we for the next crisis
which will be that of climate change?       

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21: 25 Dec: Settle Community Christmas Day Meal.: Note there is a planning
meeting for those volunteers who wish to come to the  planning meeting on Fri
22 Nov at 4.30pm at Settle Meth Church.  Details: 01729 822138

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Regular Slimming and fitness events:

22. Weds Slimming World. 9.30am – Settle Social Club
23. Weds: Slimming World. 7pm Settle Social Club
24. Thurs Sep 6.30pm – Weight Watchers – The Folly, Settle

25. Thursdays 9.30am (Core strength and conditioning (exercises to keep you
fit and supple – and find  muscles you didn’t know about) Limestone View
Lounge,  Settle 9.30am with Jill Eccleston https://www.runbikefun.co.uk/
(I go to these sometimes )
26. Thu 26 Sept 1- 10.45am  Strong and Steady – similar to the above but much
much gentler,  useful for keeping your balance – https://www.runbikefun.co.uk/

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