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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 Club
3. Weds 8 Jan: Slimming World. 7pm: Settle Social Club

4. Wed 8 Jan: 7.15pm: Settle Justice & Peace Group: Friends Meeting House,
    Discussion on “The church’s attitude to equality and diversity”
5. Thur 9 Jan: Core Training at Limestone View
     See end for more fitness and weight regular classes
6. Thur 9 Jan: Settle Community Munchers: (for all: free/donate) Friends M.H.

7. Thur 9 Jan: Settle Scottish Dancing Class. St John’s Ch Hall 7.30pm
8. Sat 11 Jan: 10am-12 Settle “Action on Climate Emergency” @ Sugar & Spice,
9. Sat 11 Jan: Langcliffe Inst: Annual 12th Night Fundraiser. 7pm

10. Mon 13 Jan: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton 7.30pm. Topics contest.
     Meeting times of other clubs in Yorks: http://bit.ly/SpeakersClubsinYorkshire
11. Wed 15 Jan: 10am-12noon. Mid Yorks Fungus Gp visit to Low Wood, Riddlesden

12. Wed 15 Jan: Monthly Lunchtime informal business networking session
  run by – Settle Community & Business Hub. at Sugar and Spice Café, Settle.
13. Settle Community Hub itself Unit 1, Commercial Courtyard: is open every
  Tues 10am to 4pm and Friday 12-5pm for general drop in

14. Wed 15 Jan: – Amnesty Letter Writing – 5pm-7.30pm  Settle Friends M.H.
15. Wed 15 Dec: 7-8pm Heading For Extinction (and what to do about it)
    Public talk· St Andrews, Skipton BD23 2JE
16. Thu 16 Jan: “Settle’s Top 10 Lichens” Craven Conservation Group talk by
    Judith Allinson: 7.30pm   St John’s Ch  BD24 9JH Settle

17. Sat 18 Jan: Old Fashioned Church Social: St John’s Meth. Ch. Settle 7pm
     Party Games and a little Old Time Dancing; Light Refreshments.

18:  18 – 25 Jan: Churches Together in Settle – Annual Week of prayer for
Christian Unity. www.ctisad.org.uk
Sun 19 Jan: 1pm  “Bring and share” lunch, 2pm Service. Holy Ascension Ch.
Tue 21 Jan: Holy Ascension 9.30am Holy Communion followed by coffee
Tue 21 Jan: St John’s Meth: 12 pm-1.30pm Simple lunch in aid of Christian Aid
Tue 21 Jan: Quakers: 12.15 – 12.45pm Midweek Meeting
Wed 22 Jan: St Alkelda, Gig. 9.30am Holy Communion
Fri 24 Jan: Settle Christian Fellowship, BD24 9BD: 10.00–12 noon.
     Tea/coffee/cakes Opportunity to chat/pray

19: 18 Jan: 3 Peaks Folk Club: Settle Social Club: Rebekah Findlay & Lee Huck
20. Thu 23 Jan: 7pm–9pm “How the media influenced the General Election”
     Settle Friends M.H. run by Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom North
21. Mon 27 Jan: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton 7.30pm – typical night

22: Wed 12 Feb: 7.15  “International development for a Global Britain: back to
   the bad old days?” Daniel Willis, Global Justice Now. Friends M.H. Settle
23: Mon 17 Feb: Walk: Mosses and Lichens of Borrins Farm, Selside, BD24 0HX,
     10am. CCG @ Judith Allinson & Helen Sergeant.
24: Sun 23 Feb 3p.m. Eco-Explorers-Indoors/Messy Church: St John’s Ch,Settle

25: Thu 20 Feb: Craven Conservation Group Talk: “Farming Patterns in Craven:
   Malham Moor over the last 50 years” by David Hodgson. St John’s Ch, Settle
26: Sat 28 Mar: The 2020 YNU conference York, on “Biological Recording for
Conservation Management.”

More Slimming and Fitness events:

27. Thurs: 6.30pm – Weight Watchers – The Folly, Settle
28. Thurs: 1- 10.45am  Strong and Steady – for older people – useful for
  keeping your balance- www.runbikefun.co.uk/ Limestone View
29.  Fri: 10.30 & 11.30. Strong and Steady. Actually if you go to the website
www.runbikefun.co.uk/ there seem to be lots of sessions.

Best wishes

Judith Allinson
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1. Sun 5 January: Mary’s Eve: Bentham Methodist Church
Special celebration/service at the end of the Christmas period. 6.30pm –
Christmas music and songs – cross between carol service and concert.   
(Can offer a lift from Settle)

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2. Weds 8 Jan: Slimming World. 9.30am – Settle Social Club
3. Weds 8 Jan: Slimming World. 7pm Settle Social Club

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4. Wed 8 Jan,7 for 7:30pm: Settle Justice and Peace Group: Friends Meeting
House, Settle: Alison Tyas will lead a discussion on “The church’s attitude
to equality and diversity”.  https://justicepeacesettle.wordpress.com/

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5. Thur 9 Jan: Core Training at Limestone View
See end for lots more fitness and weight regular classes)

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6.   Thur 9 Jan  Settle Community Munchers: Run by Settle Community Hub: All
welcome – give it a try. Free/Donations. Meet up with others from or near
Settle and have a chat.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/community-munchers-tickets-87710208595?ref=ecal

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7. Thur 9 Jan: Settle Scottish Dancing Class

Classes restart on 9 Jan – When absolute beginners will be very welcome (as
well as others with experience)     

St John’s Church Hall.
details: 015242 42591 – Thursdays 7.30pm  – 9.30pm   
St John’s Methodist Church Hall. £3 per evening:
www.settle-scottish-dancing.org.uk

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8. Sat 11 Jan: ACE Settle Drop in “Action on Climate Emergency” a Suger and
Spice Cafe, Settle, at 14 Duke Street on Corner of Station Road,  Settle
10-12 

for info and to receive e-newsletter: acesettleandarea@gmail.com
Green Cafe Saturday 11th January
10-12noon (drop-in)
Sugar and Spice cafe
(Corner of Duke St/Station Rd)

Come and hear about and contribute to Craven District Council’s draft climate
emergency action plan and Settle Town  Council’s climate emergency declaration.

Join us for monthly Green Cafes – second Saturday of each month – to hear
about up and coming issues, both local and national,  and get involved in
taking action. All welcome.       

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9. Sat 11 Jan: Langcliffe Inst: Annual 12th Night Celebration Fundraiser. 7pm
Village Entertainment. Raffle. Retiring collection.  Jacob’s join -bring your
own drink   

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10. Mon 13 Jan: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton 7.30pm
Annual Club Topics Contest. Tonight is not a “typical” night – but still if
you are interested, come and see what goes on.   
In topics,  people have to do a three minute impromputu speech on a subject
given to them, with no time to prepare.  7.30pm,  the Soroptimist Room, 28
Otley Street, Skipton.  You can just sit and watch – or event take part if
you wish!  (See 24 Jan for a typical and more relaxing evening)

 Meeting times of other clubs in Yorks: http://bit.ly/SpeakersClubsinYorkshire
 Otley, Sheffield, Baildon-and-Shipley, Bradford, Halifax, Wetherby, York.

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11. Wed 15 Jan: 10am-12noon. Mid Yorks Fungus Gp visit to Low Wood,Riddlesden
The approach is along Scott Lane in Riddlesden to SE 060 434. Please contact
the group first.

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12. Wed 15 Jan:  Monthly Lunchtime informal business networking session –
Settle networking –  organised by – Settle community and Business Hub.  This
weeks monthly meeting/chat is at Sugar and Spice Cafe,  Settle.

Whether your business is running a B&B, selling Greeting Cards as a sideline,
or aspiring that your IT company is the the Apple  of the future,
come and join us for a very informal business networking session between
11.30am and 1pm in the new Sugar and Spice eco-minded,  community spirited
coffee and tea lounge.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lunchtime-networking-at-sugar-and-spice-in-settle-tickets-87690525723

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13. Settle Community Hub itself (under the archway UNIT 1,COMMERCIAL
COURTYARD, SETTLE, BD24 9RH   
The  hub is open every Tuesday 10am to 4pm and Friday 12-5pm for general drop
in local information, tea & chats 
https://settlecommunityandbusinesshub.org.uk/

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14. Wed 15 Jan: – 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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15. Wed 15 Dec: 7-8pm Heading For Extinction (and what to do about it)
Public · Hosted by Matthew Rory and Extinction Rebellion Skipton and The Dales
In this talk, speakers will share the latest climate science and evidence of
ecological breakdown,  discussing where our planet is heading and what,
together, we can do about it.   

Everyone is welcome and there will be refreshments available.
St Andrews Skipton
Newmarket Street, BD23 2JE Skipton
https://www.facebook.com/events/503075110552679/

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16. Thu 16 Jan: “Settle’s Top 10 Lichens” Craven Conservation Group talk by
Judith Allinson: 7.30pm  Venue:   St John’s Methodist Church, Church St,
BD24 9JH SETTLE.       
Entrance: non-members: £3; members: £1 craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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17. Sat 18 Jan: “Old Fashioned Church Social” at St John’s Methodist Church.
7pm. Party Games and a little Old Time Dancing; Light Refreshments. Organised
for everyone in and near Settle.  All welcome. Free/donations. I am
organising the games… 

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18:  18 – 25 Jan: Churches Together in Settle – events for Annual Week of
prayer for Christian Unity.  Here are events we are holding in Settle
but towns and villages will be doing similar things elsewhere in Yorkshire:
Note our “Big” event is on Sunday 19th
Download poster from
www.ctisad.org.uk
Sun 19 Jan: 1pm  “bring and share” lunch, 2pm Service. Holy Asension Ch.
Tue 21 Jan: Holy Ascension 9.30am Holy Communion followed by coffee
Tue 21 Jan: St John’s Meth: 12 noon – 1.30pm Simple lunch supporting
Christian Aid   
Tue 21 Jan: Quakers: 12.15 – 12.45pm Midweek Meeting
Wed 22 Jan: St Alkelda, Gig. 9.30am Holy Communion
Fri 24 Jan: Settle Christian Fellowship: 10.00 – 12 noon. Tea/coffee/cakes
Opportunity to chat/pray  BD24 9BD

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19: 18 Jan Three Peaks Folk Club at Settle social club: -Guests  REBEKAH
FINDLAY & LEE HUCK  https://3peaksfolkclub.com/calendar-and-news-page

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20. Thur 23 Jan 7pm – 9pm Settle Meeting House, Kirkgate, an open meeting
organised by the  Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom North ‘How the
media influenced the General Election’.  Speaker, Granville Williams,
Campaign’s organiser. Plenty of time for discussion. Refreshments.  All welcome.

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21. Mon 27 Jan: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton 7.30pm
Tonight is a “Typical night” so come and find out what goes on at our normal
meetings     
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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22: Wed 12 Feb 7 for 7:30pm Friends Meeting House, Settle
International development for a ‘Global Britain’: back to the bad old days?
Daniel Willis, Policy & Campaigns Manager at Global Justice Now, will discuss
whether we are returning  to the bad old days of “tied aid”, highlighting the
negative impact this agenda is having on inequality,  the environment and
public services around the world,  and will propose alternatives for what a
more radical, just version of international  development might look like.

Global Justice Now has produced a booklet entitled ‘re-imagining UK aid’
https://www.globaljustice.org.uk/sites/default/files/files/resources/re-imagining_uk_aid_webpages.pdf

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23: Mon 17 Feb: Walk: Mosses and Lichens of Borrins Farm, Selside, BD24 0HX,
. FOR EVERYONE – (including children, provided they are accompanied by
adults). 10am. (We will arrange a meetup at Settle Swimming Pool at 9.30  to
offer/share transport) Please contact J Allinson if you would like to come to
Borrins,  just in case we alter times etc. Wrap up well.     

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24. Sun 23 Feb 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.

We just plan to meet four times a year plus have some days up at Winskill
again next summer   
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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25: Thur 20 Feb: Craven Conservation Group Talk: “Farming Patterns in Craven:
   Malham Moor over the last 50 years” by David Hodgson. St John’s Ch, Settle

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26: Sat 28 March: The 2020 YNU conference is being organised in partnership
with the North and  East Yorkshire Ecological Data Centre (NEYEDC). Venue:
Ron Cooke Hub, University of York,  on the theme of “Biological recording for
conservation management.”   

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Regular Slimming and fitness events:

27. Thurs: 6.30pm – Weight Watchers – The Folly, Settle
28. Thurs: 1- 10.45am  Strong and Steady – for older people – useful for
  keeping your balance- www.runbikefun.co.uk/ Limestone View
29.  Fri: 10.30 & 11.30. Strong and Steady. Actually if you go to the website
www.runbikefun.co.uk/ there seem to be lots of sessions.

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Best wishes

Judith Allinson
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