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Judiths news

Note  the  bargain computer training workshops on Thur 19 Feb and also
on 19 March.
I hope you enjoy pancakes somewhere today!!

1. Tue 17 Feb. 10am -12pm Pancakes: Meth and Ang Churches, Settle
2. Tue 17 Feb: Swim Fix with Andy Mouncey – Settle  Pool.  8-9pm
3. Wed 18 Feb: NO  Athlefit  (Half Term) – see  Wed 25 Feb

4. Wed 18 Feb: First of 6 Wednesday Bentham Lent Lunches:
5. Wed 18-Sat 21 Feb: Save the Children annual Nearly New Sale, Ripon
6. Thur 19 Feb: Workshops: Google + and Google Analytics, Settle

7. Thur 19 Feb: Scottish Dancing 7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle
8. Fri 20 Feb:  Swimming: Triathlon/Open Water: with Debbie  12:30
9. Sat 21 Feb: Yorks Dales Soc: In depth visit to Sedbergh, 10.50am

10. Mon 23 Feb 19.30 – River Ribble Invasive Species Project CCG Talk.
11. Mon 23 Feb Craven Speakers Club:  Skipton
12. 23 Feb – 8 March        UK      Fairtrade Fortnight

13. Wed 25 Feb Athlefit – Ladies keep fit –
14. Wed 25 Settle Churches Together Lent Meetings
15. Sat 28 Feb 11.30 Walk: Winter birds on the Long Preston floodplain

16. Mon 2 March: Settle Photographic Group: Townhead Court, Settle
17. 3 March: Coffee Morning for Rainforest Fund. St John’s, Settle
18. Wed 4 March 10-12. Coffee Morning at Bentham Methodist Church

19. Wed 4: March EcoNite- 7pm Royal Oak, Settle
20. Fri 6 March Women’s World Day of Prayer: St John’s Ch Settle
21. Sat 7 March 7.30pm, ‘The Batty Moss Ceilidh Band’. Skipton

22.  Sun  15  March: Messy Church 3.30pm-5.30pm. Fun for famiies.
23.  Sat  21  March:  Mosses survey near Burton in Lonsdale.
24. Mon 23 March 19.30  Parish Wildlife Project

25.  Sat 28 March: Workshop: Intro to Lichens at  Horton Churchyard
led   by  Judith  Allinson:  10am-12.30.
26. Sat 25 April Give and Take Day Victoria Hall.

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1  Tue  17  Feb.  10am  -12pm  Pancakes at the coffee mornings at both
Settle  Methodist Church  and Settle Anglican Church. I expect you can
have pancakes for  lunch too at the Anglican Church

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2.  Tue 17 Feb: Swim Fix- Coached Lane Swimming with Andy Mouncey

Settle  Pool.  8-9pm  £5.50  – for people wanting to do triathlons, or
simply  to improve their front crawl.
I  went last week and it was good fun. Some   people   are  very  good
swimmers  and  some (like me) are more leisurely..

http://www.bigandscaryrunning.com/fitness-fix/4584168528

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3.  Wed  18  Feb: NO  Athlefit  (Half Term) – see  Wed 25 Feb

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4. Wed 18 Feb: First of 6 Wednesday Bentham Lent Lunches:

Organised by Churches together in Bentham at
High Bentham Methodist  Church,  (on  Station  Road,  near the railway
station) with talks/discussions  on  the theme of Climate  Change.
The  theme  this  week  is “Celebrating Creation” and
within   that   session   I  have  a  five  minutes  slot  on  Flowers
and wildlife of the Bentham Area.
http://www.greenchristian.org.uk/archives/8712

Jacob’s  Join on 18 Feb and 25 March. other Wednesdays, bread
and  cheese  are provided by the churches and Quakers in turn. Details
from   Revd   Timothy  Fox:   editimfox@btinternet.com 015242  62575.
The talks are quite short.

I can offer lifts for 3 people from Settle.

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5. Wed 18 -Sat 21 Feb: Save the Children annual Nearly New Sale, Ripon

–  Hugh  Ripley Hall, Skellbank, Ripon HG4 2PT. There  must  be  a lot
of goods on offer for this to last four days .. and there are!!!

It  is  open  Wednesday  from 10.30am-3.30pm (with an hour session for
disabled  people  only  from  3.30-4.30pm), Thursday from 10.30am-7pm,
Friday from 10.30am-4pm, and Saturday from 10am-noon.

Goods  for  donation  can  be  dropped off on Monday and Tuesday, from
10am-4pm.
(I advertise this -because there ARE lots of bargains)

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6. Thur 19 Feb: Computer Workshops: Google + and Google Analytics

Morning: Google +
(Really important if you want your business/project on the map)

Afternoon Google Analytics

Each workshop is £25

Jo of North Craven Networking writes:

These  Social  Media workshops are all at the Royal Oak in Settle with
Heather  Robinson from Skittish.  Cost is £25 each session  – there is
a  discount  for  booking both workshops on the same day  (info on the
booking  page) – additional discounts available for paid up members of
North  Craven  Networking  Group,    local  charities,  festivals  and
community groups.
These  really  are  an  absolute  bargain  –  Heather is running these
workshops at £60 a session in Keighley.

Morning  workshops 9.30-12.30 and afternoon ones 2-5 – advance booking
is essential – hot drinks and handouts are provided.

Thursday 19th Feb – morning – Google + and Google Places
afternoon – Google Analytics

Thursday 19th March – morning – Facebook for Business
afternoon – Blogging with WordPress

Thursday 16th April – morning – Advanced Social Media Strategy
afternoon – Online Advertising

These  can  all  be  booked  through  the calendar on the North Craven
Networking Group events page
http://www.northcravennetworking.co.uk/events
or through our eventbrite
page   which   has   info   for   all   our   meetings  and  workshops
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/north-craven-networking-2995497725

North  Craven  Networking  is  a  collection  of  local business folk,
community  groups and charities.  The group started in October 2011 in
Settle  but  has expanded and now covers Bentham, Ingleton, Malham and
also Skipton businesses.

Anyone can come to the Google workshops, but you have to book.

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7. Thur 19 Feb: Scottish Dancing 7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle

Beginners  welcome.  You  don’t need a partner. Good music, exercise,
fun, laughter and it keeps the brain cells working hard. Do try it.
www.scottish-dancing-lakes-dales-lancs.org.uk
www.settle-scottish-dancing.org.uk

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8. Fri 20 Feb:  Swimming: Triathlon/Open Water Session 12:30 – 13:30

Settle Pool.£5-00 per session
More details from Deborah Mahoney <keepfitdeb@gmail.com>
Session  starts  at  12.30  in the water so please arrive in plenty of
time to change etc.
The  session  is now open to those who can swim but find front crawl a
struggle and would like to improve it!
Don’t forget your fins and paddles (if you have any).
These sessions are  good fun and good exercise.

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9. Sat 21 Feb: Yorks Dales Soc: In depth visit to Sedbergh, 10.50am

http://www.yds.org.uk/?ai1ec_event=sedbergh-a-vibrant-community&instance_id=923
During  this  walking tour of the town, you’ll discover more about its
fascinating  history,  gain an insight to how local people are working
to  revitalise  community and business facilities, and enjoy a “behind
the scenes” look at the famous Sedbergh School.    10.50am -4pm
01756 749400 ann.shadrake@yds.org.uk

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10. Mon 23 Feb 19.30 – River Ribble Invasive Species Project CCG Talk.

An illustrated presentation by Adam Walmsley of the Ribble Rivers Trust
At Townhead Court (across the road from Townhead Surgery) in Settle,
entrance £3 for non-members and £1 for members. All welcome
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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11. Mon 23 Feb Craven Speakers Club:  Skipton

…  whether  you  need  to  give a wedding speech, or communicate more
effectively  with  your  employees or at meetings- or give a report of
work you have done at school/college.
Craven Speakers Club is for you.

7.40pm Skipton  www.craven-speakers.org.uk

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12. 23 Feb – 8 March        UK      Fairtrade Fortnight

Look out for Fair Trade goods on offer in the shops.
(NB  Skipton  became  a  Fairtrade  Town  in  August  2014.  Well done
Skipton! http://www.fairtradetowns.org/ )

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13. Wed 25 Feb Athlefit – Ladies keep fit –

Ladies  Fitness  programme  in Settle: Wednesday mornings 9.30am at the Scout
Drill Hall on Castleberg Lane, (below Castleberg Gardens)
Classes  are   run   by  Jill  Eccleston,  local qualified and insured
instructor.    For    more   info   call   07955   342344   or   email
jilleccleston@hotmail.co.uk

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14. Wed 25 Settle Churches Together Lent Meetings

Meet at Settle Parish Church: WEDNESDAYS

(February 25) Gratitude
(March 4) Image of God
(March 11) Humility
(March 18) New Birth
(March 25) Word made Flesh
7.30 – 9.00pm Refreshments served from 7.15pm All are very welcome

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15. Sat 28 Feb 11.30 Walk: Winter birds on the Long Preston floodplain

Meet  at  Cow  Bridge,  on  the  River Ribble between Long Preston and
Wigglesworth.  Join Adrian Shepherd and Dave Tayler for a joint outing
and  visit  to  the  new hide.  Bring outdoor clothes suitable for the
day, wellies and a packed lunch. The length of the walk will depend on
the weather.
Contact Dave on 07972 162339 or david.tayler@ydmt.org for further details
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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16. Mon 2 March: Settle Photographic Group:

Getting Closer3…..really close!!!
How close do you want to be?
19:30 Town Head Court
http://www.settlephotos.org/programme/
Rod Smith takes us into the world of close up and macro photography, followed by ……
Using the Healing Tool and the Dust and scratches filter in Photoshop by John Cooper-Smith

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17.  3 March: Coffee Morning in Aid of Rainforest Fund. 10am St John’s
Methodist  Church,  Settle.

If  you  can’t come to the coffee morning why not consider buying some
of Judith’s beautiful photo greetings cards. or just donating?

Help us raise £200 to save 2 acres of rainforest.

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18. Wed 4 March 10-12. Coffee Morning at Bentham Methodist Church

for “World Church”. If in Bentham, please support this coffee morning.

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19. Wed 4: March EcoNite- 7pm Royal Oak, Settle

Have  a  chat  over  a  beer (or herb tea), or something stronger, about
environmental / green issues.

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20. Fri 6 March Women’s World Day of Prayer 2015 – St John’s Methodist
Church, Settle

7.30pm Written by the Women of the Bahamas. http://www.wwdp.org.uk/
Men very welcome too.

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21. Sat 7 March 2015 @ 7.30pm, ‘The Batty Moss Ceilidh Band’.
St Andrews Church Hall, Newmarket Street, Skipton

An  exhilarating  evening  of ceilidh music and dancing with all steps
explained  by  the  band’s caller. This event promises to be great fun
for everyone, from complete beginners to experienced ceilidh dancers.
Tickets: £7.50 for adults, £4 children, including supper.
Bookings/Enquiries 01729 830 372

All money raised will go towards Ebola Crisis.

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22.  Sun  15  March: Messy Church 3.30pm-5.30pm. Fun for families.

Fun,  Crafts,  Celebration,hot   food  for Families. For people of all
churches  and  none.  St  John’s  Church  Hall.   Do  come and try it.
Volunteers also welcome but contact me (01729 822138)

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23.  Sat  21  March:  Mosses  walk/survey near Burton in Lonsdale. For
details contact Mike  Canaway.

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24. Mon 23 March 19.30  Parish Wildlife Project
An  illustrated  presentation  by  Mark  Hewitt of the Yorkshire Dales
National  Park  Authority  –  At  Townhead Court (across the road from
Townhead  Surgery)  in  Settle, entrance £3 for non-members and £1 for
members. All welcome.  www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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25.  Sat  28  March: Workshop: Intro to Lichens  at  Horton Churchyard

led   by  Judith  Allinson:  10am-12.30.  £15  (Concessions available)
IT IS NECESSARY TO BOOK. 01729 822138
http://rainforest-save.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/lichens-for-beginners-workshop-in.html

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26. Sat 25 April Give and Take Day Victoria Hall.

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