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 […]
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 a
beautiful solo, by Cheryl Arbor, who sang ‘The Resurrection Morn’.
A century ago, the design of the Memorial Cross was chosen by the families of those who
had died in both World Wars. The octagonal base of the original Victorian fountain was
retained, and the stone cross mounted in the centre.
The Memorial was unveiled by Lt. Colonel Charles Bateman, commanding officer of the 16 th
Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, which Langcliffe School’s Headmaster, Claude
Bennet belonged . The date chosen for the original service was the 17 th July 1920, to which
was the third anniversary of the death of Claude Bennett, who was killed in action on the 17 th
Institute. Chairman, Eric Parker, has convened a second extraordinary meeting of the
Trustees to discuss when the Institute might resume some activities safely. Linda Evans has
undertaken a remote training course run by the Craven Community Building and Village Hall
Parish Council. Councillor Helen Jarvis attended a remote course run by the National
Association of Local Councils to further her understanding of what councillors need to know.
It was called ‘Spreading your Wings’.
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 […]
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 […]