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Local Events 28th Jan +

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Tonight (Tue):  Launch of “The Boxing Diaries” book by Marion Dunn
6.45 for 7pm Victoria Hall Settle

                         EVENTS IN BRIEF:

1. Feb: Life in Our Hands Exhibition; Settle Stories; Tue& Thu 11am-4pm
2. Mon 27 Jan to Sun 2 Feb: Holocaust Memorial Day: Friends Meeting House
3. Tue 28 Jan: Launch of “The Boxing Diaries” book by Marion Dunn 2.45
     for 7pm Victoria Hall Settle

4. Wed 29 Jan: Settle Slimming World 9.30am & 7pm Settle Social Club
5. Wed 29 Jan: Settle Eco Group: 7.00 p.m.  at the Royal Oak.
6. Thu 30 Jan: Meaty Munchers: 4pm-9pm (food c. 6pm) Settle Friends MH

7. Thur 30 Jan: Settle Scottish Dancing Class St John’s Church Hall
8. Tue 4 Feb: Coffee Morning for NSPCC: St John’s Meth Church Settle 10-12
9. Wed 5 Feb: Tracking Barn Conversion in the Dales. Talk at Skipton by
    Nancy Steadman for Friends of the Dales & Skipton Civic Society

10. Fris starting 7 Feb: Action for Happiness Course: 10am-12 Pls book
11. Sat 8 Feb: Settle Action on Climate Emergency. 10am Drop in Morning at
     Sugar and Spice Cafe at Corner of Station Road, Settle
12. Mon 10 Feb: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton 7.30pm

13. Wed 12 Feb:  Mid Yorks fungus Group – Woods near Ilkley.
14: Wed 12 Feb: 7.15pm Friends Meeting House, Settle: Talk: International
      development for a ‘Global Britain’: back to the bad old days?
15 Sat 15 Feb: 10–11.30 High Bentham 2030?- BEST Climate Action
      Lower Town Hall.

16: Mon 17 Feb: Walk: Mosses and Lichens of Borrins Farm, Selside, BD24 0HX,
17  Wed 19 Feb: Writing letters on behalf of Prisoners through Amnesty.
      Friends Meeting House Settle 5pm -7pm
18. Wed 19 Feb Managing an Uplands Dales Farm for wildlife: Talk: Tom Lord.
      Austwick Village Hall.

19. 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
20. Fri 21 Feb: Mama Mia Here we go again! – Austwick film club
21. Sat 22 Feb:   5.30pm Sing-along Film:  Mamma Mia!  Here we go again!.
    St John’s Methodist Church. Free: Donations.         

22. Sun 23 Feb 3 p.m. Eco-Explorers-Indoors / Messy Church  St John’s
       Meth Ch Settle . Children must be accompanied by an adult  –
23. Wed 26th Feb, 7.30-9pm – Bats on our Waterways Talk by Diane Rollin
       of the Canal and River Trust. Lunesdale Hall. Kirby Lonsdale.
24. Sat 7 Mar: ACE Settle (Act on climate Emergency) Victoria Hall c.10am

25. Th 19 Mar: Tony Serjeant “A week in the life of a Wildlife Conservation Officer
      in the Yorkshire Dales National Park” CCG talk, Settle St John’s Meth Church

26. Sat 28 March: York The 2020 Yorkshire Naturalists Union Conference

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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               EVENTS IN DETAIL:

1. Life in Our Hands Exhibition film and items about local people in Settle –
Call in at Settle Stories  ( The Joinery,  Behind the Naked Man Cafe, Settle,
and upstairs) – Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am-4pm.  People from Settle
will find they know several people in the exhibition.  Only  one
month left to visit this.

2. Mon 27 Jan to Sun 2 Feb Holocaust Memorial Day:

This year marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau
concentration camp. Settle Quakers are hosting  an exhibition to commemorate
the 6 million Jews, and countless others,  murdered during the Nazi regime
and also to remember other acts of genocide since  then like the 8000+ Muslim
men and boys murdered in Srebrenica 25 years ago.

The exhibition discusses genocide and there is also so poetry in our tranquil
Meeting Room to aid quiet reflection. 

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3. Tue 28 Jan: Launch of “The Boxing Diaries” book by Marion Dunn
 (of Upper Ribblesdale).
  6.45 for 7pm Victoria Hall Settle

Tweet from BBC Women’s hour today:-
https://twitter.com/BBCWomansHour/status/1221921090483752961
It was the discipline, hard work, camaraderie and encouragement’.   How a lab
technician got hooked on boxing aged 50.  Marion Dunn author of The Boxing Diaries.
https://bbc.in/2O21ee0  Broadcast yesterday.

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4. Wed 29 Jan : Settle Slimming World 9.30am & 7pm Settle Social Club

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5. Wed 29 Jan: Settle Eco Group: First meeting of the year will be at 7.00 p.m.  at the Royal Oak.

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6. Th 30 Jan: Meaty Munchers: 4pm-9pm (with food about 6pm)
Settle Friends Meeting House
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/evening-meaty-munchers-and-temperance-bar-tickets-65037640333
  Meaty Munchers: 30 Jan, 6 Feb, 20 Feb

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7. Thur 30 Jan: Settle Scottish Dancing Class
 Absolute beginners  very welcome (as
well as others with experience)     

St John’s  Methodist Church Hall, Settle
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. Tue 4 Feb: Coffee Morning for NSPCC – St John’s Methodist Church Settle 10-12
All welcome

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9. Wed 5 Feb: Tracking Barn Conversion in the Dales. Friends of the Dales
and Skipton Civic Society Meeting: The Soroptimists, 28 Otley St Skipton BD23
1EW.  Talk by Nancy Steadman. https://www.friendsofthedales.org.uk/events/
Lots of roadside barns in the dales are being converted.. Are barns being conserved?

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10. Fri 7 Feb then each Friday: Action for Happiness Course: Fridays: 10am-12
noon Please book online. organised by Settle Hub. 07977040329   
Feel good.   Do good.
www.actionforhappiness.org/join

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11. Sat 8 Feb : Settle Action on Climate Emergency Drop in Morning at Sugar
and Spice Cafe at Corner of Station Road, Settle   

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12. Mon 10. Feb: 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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13. Wed 12 Feb  Date for next Mid Yorks fungus Group – Craven Section
– Visit to woods near Ilkley.  Ask me for details.

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14: 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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15 Sat 15 Feb 10.00 – 11.30 am
High Bentham 2030?
BEST Climate Action
Are you keen to see local action  in response to the climate emergency?
Would you like to be involved?
Bentham Lower Town Hall.
We’ll discuss how we can best take action together for Bentham and around.
Including Rob Atkins, officer responsible for drawing up Craven District
Council’s Climate Emergency Plan to get Craven carbon neutral by 2030.
Do come along and meet others who care as much about what sort of world we
are going to leave to our young people and children.
Everyone can make a difference.

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16: 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 resgister by conatacting J Allinson if you
would like to come to  Borrins,  just in case we alter times etc. Wrap up well.

This is intended to be a morning event, (till 1pm) but bring a packed lunch
in case the weather turns out really good and we stay a bit longer.

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17   Wed 19: Writing letters on behalf of Prisoners through Amnesty. Friends
Meeting House Settle 5pm -7pm 

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18. Wed 19th February Managing an Uplands Dales Farm for wildlife
Speaker: Tom Lord. Austwick Village Hall.
austwick.org/event/austwick-field-local-history-society/

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19: 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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20: Fri 21 Feb: Mama Mia Here we go again – Austwick film club

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21: Sat 22  5.30pm.  Sing-along Film:  Mamma Mia!  Here we go again!. St John’s
Methodist Church. Free: Donations.         

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22. 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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23: Wed 26th Feb, 7.30pm – 9pm – Bats on our Waterways Talk by Diane Rollin
of the Canal and River Trust.  Find out about bats, their relationship with
canals and rivers and how the Canal and River Trust  are caring for them. In
the Bective Room, Lunesdale Hall. Kirby Lonsdale.  Free refreshments.

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24: Sat 7 Mar: ACE Settle (Act on Climate Emergency) Victoria Hall c.10am

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25. Tony Serjeant “A week in the life of a Wildlife Conservation Officer in
the Yorkshire  Dales National Park” 7.30pm. Members £1-00, Visitors: £3-00
St John’s Methodist Church

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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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