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More events in Settle, in January

 Mon 17 January   2022                               Picture of Whernside


Events in January:
Please note that organisers have asked  that at all indoor meetings, FOR THE SAKE OF THE OTHERS THERE, please bring a mask and wear it throughout the talk, unless you are exempt. Exceptions: Scottish Dancing, and Coffee Morning when sitting at your table. Outdoor meetings of course don’t need a mask.

Dominic Sprachlan asked me to announce that, due to covid the   “Introduction to the Wild Ingleborough Project” meeting planned for Tuesday 18th January in Settle Town Hall has been postponed  probably till Feb or March The event was advertised in the December issue of Settle News.”     However as you see below, you can hear about the project when Dominic, and Andrew Hinde, give a talk on Ingleborough National Nature Reserve, organised by Craven Conservation Group on Thursday 17 Feb

Events in Brief

1.  Mon 17 Jan: and other dates:  Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks..
.Mon 9am and Friday 10.30am from Settle.
Tuesdays 9.15am from Austwick, Clapham or Ingleton,  and
Wednesdays 2.30pm from Long Preston. £5. Poles provided.

2. Wed 19 Jan: Chair Based exercise classes for older adults
Weekly on Wednesdays at11am at Limestone View,
weekly classes at Austwick Village Hall day tbc or 1:1 in your own home.

3. Wed 19 Jan: Settle Slimming World:  Settle Social Club, Duke St Settle
4. Wed 19 Jan: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 . held every week  – Donations
5. Wed 19 Jan  12 midday for 1 hr: “Eco-issues and and the Bible” – St John’s Methodist Ch, Settle,

6.  Thur 20 Jan: Scottish Dancing Class  7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH
7. Thur 20 Jan 7:30pm – Kay Andrews, “The Yorkshire Dales Limestone Lepidoptera Project” Craven Conservation Group talk: St John’s Church, Settle BD24 9NT
8. Thur 20 Jan 7:30pm : Riparian Mammals – A YNU Zoom talk by Ann Hanson and Robert Masheder

9. Sun 23 Jan: Churches Together in Settle:  3pm: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Service

10.  Mon 24 Jan: Craven Speakers Club – 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.
11.  Wed 26 Jan: coffee Morning for Dementia Forward at St John’s Church, Settle
12 Tue 1 Feb: Churches Together and Craven Conservation Group – Walk for the Climate. Start 2pm.

13. Fri  4 Feb: Yorkshire Naturalists’ Union Zoom Chat Meeting. 7.30pm  Discussion on Recording in Yorkshire/
14. Mon 14 Feb: Craven Speakers Club: Club Topics Competition –  7.30pm Skipton
15. Thur 17 Feb: Craven Conservation Group Illustrated Talk: on Ingleborough National Nature Reserve:
16:  Thur 17 Mar: Craven Conservation Group Illustrated Talk: Ferns by Alison Evans – at St John’s Settle

Events in Detail

1.  Mon 17 Jan: and other dates:  Nordic walking Nordic walking fitness walks..
.Mon 9am and Friday 10.30am from Settle.
Tuesdays 9.15am from Austwick, Clapham or Ingleton,  and
Wednesdays 2.30pm from Long Preston. £5. Poles provided.
Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk

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2. Wed 19 Jan: Chair Based exercise classes for older adults who wish to keep active: Wednesdays 11am at Limestone View, weekly classes at Austwick Village Hall day tbc or 1:1 in your own home. Please book by calling Jo Wulf at 07966 981985 or email jowulf@wolftracks.co.uk

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3. Wed 19 Jan: Settle Slimming World:  Settle Social Club, Duke St Settle
Weds 9am 10.30am & 6.30pm. No booking required. Details: contact Maxine 07713020736

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4. Wed 19 Jan: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 . held every week  – Donations

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5. Wed 19 Jan  12 midday: “Say Yes to Life” -Second of a series of six discussion workshops on “Care of the Environment and the Bible” – St John’s Methodist Ch, Settle, BD24 9JH
It is run by the church, and led by Rev Tim Broughton of Settle Methodist Church.
http://settle-methodists.org.uk    … and following four Wednesdays

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6.  Thur 20 Jan: Scottish Dancing Class  7.30pm St John’s Church Hall, Settle BD24 9JH
Visitors and new members welcome. £3-00 per  session and every Thursday

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7. Thur 20 Jan 7:30pm – Kay Andrews, Limestone Lepidoptera Project Officer: “The Yorkshire Dales Limestone Lepidoptera Project”
Craven Conservation Group talk: St John’s Church, Settle BD24 9NT
craven-conservation-group.org.uk  £5-00 visitors – £1-00 members –
Note Membership has been held at £8-00 – So you only have to come to two meetings to pay back membership.
www.craven-conservation-group.irg.uk


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8. Thur 20 Jan 7:30pm : Riparian Mammals – A YNU Zoom talk by Ann Hanson and Robert Masheder from the Yorkshire Mammal Group on riparian mammals, their identification, field signs, and survey techniques. Book here . This will probably be recorded and made available on the YNU website

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9. Sun 23 Jan: Churches Together in Settle:  3pm: 
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Service
at Holy Ascension Church – Settle Parish Church.
Also livestreamed: www.settlechurchestube.org.uk
ctisad.org.uk

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10. Mon 24 Jan: Craven Speakers Club 
The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW
Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.
Come and enjoy an evening out,and improve your speaking skills. You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to – you can just watch.  £5-00 Visitors.
It is my turn to chair the meeting – so I will have to read up on Chairmanship Skills.  We all learn skills.
www.craven-speakers.org.uk

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11. Wed 26 Jan: Coffee Morning at St John’s Church Settle 10.30-12 .In aid of Dementia Forward

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12.  Tue 1 Feb: Churches Together and Craven Conservation Group – Walk for the Climate. Start 2pm. Location  to be fixed – but book the day in your diary 01729 822138

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13. Fri  4 Feb: Yorkshire Naturalists’ Union Zoom Chat Meeting. 7.30pm
In this meeting Alastair Fitter of York  will lead a discussion on Recording in Yorkshire/
This meeting is open to members of the YNU and members of a local Natural history group that is affiliated – e.g. Wharfedale Nats, Craven Conservation Group.  Details at bit.ly/ynu-zoom-chat  and  ynu.org.uk/news-events/events/eventdetail/27/-/ynu-zoom-chat-meetings

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14:  Mon 14 Feb: Craven Speakers Club: Club Topics Competition – Everyone (including guests if they wish – but not compulsory) is invited to give a 3 minutes impromptu speech – on a a topic given to them.  craven-speakers.org.uk
£5-00 visitors

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15: Thur 17 Feb: Craven Conservation Group Illustrated Talk: on Ingleborough National Nature Reserve: 

Ingleborough NNR, Site of Special Scientific Interest and Special Area of Conservation, has recently been enlarged and the Wild Ingleborough Project is doing exciting work to restore its iconic landscapes and increase species diversity.
Andrew Hinde, Natural England Reserve Manager:
➢ how the whole reserve is managed
➢ the Selside wood pasture experiment
➢ the new “no-fence” grazing system for sheep and cattle
➢ woodland restoration through tree planting and natural regeneration

Dominic Spracklen, University of Leeds School of Earth and Environment:
➢ monitoring vegetation types and species diversity ➢ carbon storage
➢soil-health ➢ the microclimate ➢water levels
Contribute your ideas to help refine the monitoring plan – St John’s Methodist Church, Church St, SETTLE, BD24 9JH
Entrance: non-members: £5; members: £1
craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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16:  Thur 17 Mar: Craven Conservation Group Illustrated Talk: Ferns: their identification and Conservation  by Alison Evans – at St John’s Church, Settle 7.30pm

Best wishes
from
Judith Allinson

Below: An ice-fringed Dog Lichen in woodland below Whernside –  Peltigera horizontalis

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