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1.)This June, can you do something wild every day and make nature part
of your life? –  30DaysWild – Do a wildlife thing every day for a month
www.mywildlife.org.uk/30dayswild

2.) FOUR EVENTS YOU NEED TO BOOK FOR:- (By phoning or emailing)
LICHEN WORKSHOP for BEGINNERS: 20 June at Ingleton Churchyard 9.45am;
(See www.ogug.co.uk for more events 19-21 June)
SETTLE SOUP Event:  Tonight- Wed 17 June (Settle’s Answer to Detroit Soup)
SETTLE MESSY CHURCH visit to Keasden Head Farm Sun 21 June
CCG Trip to Malham Tarn and Newhouses Farm Sat 20 June

3.) NOTICES:
See  Malham  Tarn  Field Centre’s Answer to Spineless Si – he’s called
Steve https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DA04chtDcmU
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And   well  done  to  Andy Holden for winning a prize in the Yorkshire
Wildlife  Trust   Photo  Competition  –  with a distant view of Malham
Tarn..probably as it  looks now with Cotton grass in the foreground
http://www.ywt.org.uk/news/2015/04/16/wildlife-photo-winners-announced

—  UPCOMING  EVENTS   —

1. Wed 17+24 June:  Athlefit at Settles Drill Hall 9.30-10.30am
2. Ribblehead Viaduct Tours – Each Wed to 2nd September, 10.15am
3. Wed 17 June:    Settle Soup: Victoria Hall 6.30pm for 7

4. Th 18 June GIGGLESWICK PARK FIT: Serious circuits FOR GIRLS 6-7pm.
5. Fri 19 June: 12.00pm Swimming training – Debbie’s Session –
6. Fri 19 June Meet the artist event. Ingleton Falls Cafe. 7pm

7.  Sat 20 June: 9.45-12.00 Workshop: Beginners Lichens,  Ingleton.
8. Sat 20 June 5.45pm Wildflowers of Ingleton churchyard: D Cairns
9. Sat 20 June 6.30-7.30pm Wildflowers of Ingleton Talk: J Allinson

10. Sat 20 June: Mini BioBlitz and Family Discovery Day: Ribblehead
11.  Sat  20  June  Malham  Tarn  Fen  and  New  Houses  Farm : Craven
Conservation Group Walk, led by guide at National Trust.
Please book:-  01729 830416  malhamtarn@nationaltrust.org.uk
12. Sun 21 June: Settle Hills Race:- 10.30am from Settle Mkt place

13. Sun 21 June: Settle Messy Church  picnic Keasden Head Farm.
Please   contact  01729  825285 edithd@abtsound.co.uk
14. Tue 23 June: Settle 9.30am: Slimming World -Tue Mornings –
Settle 7pm:    Slimming World -Tue Evenings at Settle Social Club
15. Tue 23 and 30 June Settle Methodist Church: Coffee morn: 10-12

16. Tue 23 June: Open Water Swimming: Ingleton Pool:+ Andy Mouncey:8pm
17. Sun 28 June  Settle  Rotary Club Hog Roast from 1-00pm Eldroth
18.  Wed 1 July: 19.00 Himalayan Balsam Bash +CCG

19.  Wed 1 July Settle Eco-Night – 7pm – 9pm Royal Oak
20. 6 July  June:  Settle  Network  Bloggers:  5pm-7pm  the  Royal Oak.

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—  UPCOMING  EVENTS   —

1.   17  June:  Athlefit  –  Wednesdays  at  Settles Drill Hall 9.30am
-10.30am June  17, 24  www.runbikefun.co.uk (All women)

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2. Ribblehead Viaduct Tours
Each Wednesday 17 June to 2nd September, 2015.
Meet 10.15 am on southbound Platform. 2 hour walk and 5 hour walk. See
end for details
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3. Wed 17 June:    Settle Soup: Victoria Hall

Come  and  enjoy  soup with friends at 6.30pm. And take part in voting
for a local project. (£4-00 or donation)
To  book (simply so that they will know how much soup to cook.. though
I think you can still turn up on the night)
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/settle-soup-june-tickets-17116816860?aff=erellivorg
or
http://www.circusoffood.co.uk/settle-soup/

4 pounds – 4 ideas – 4 minutes
Help new local community projects get off the ground
The  concept is simple: a suggested donation of £4 on the door (£2 for
under  18s)  gives you a delicious meal of soup, bread, tea and a vote
for  your  favourite  local community project pitched on the night. We
want  lots  of local folk to get involved so if £4 is a bit steep just
donate what you can afford, if you are feeling generous you can donate
more!

Doors at 6:30pm
Pitches at 7.00pm
Soup at 7:30pm
Winner announced 8.30pm
Help tidying up the hall after will be appreciated
http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/settle-soup-june-tickets-17116816860?aff=erellivorg

If   you do a web search for Detroit Soup you’ll get more idea of what
it is about.

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4. Thur 18  June GIGGLESWICK PARK FIT – Serious circuits FOR GIRLS –

WEEKLY  6-7pm.  £5  meet  on the Bankwell Road side of the field!
Kids  play  at  the  park  whilst  you  feel  the burn…what could be
easier?!  Tyre  flipping,  boxing  pads,  tackle  bags, a great stress
reliever that’s for sure. Jill Eccleston <jilleccleston@hotmail.co.uk>

See  videos at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOFndGWdmQM and
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKaOQaTHsmw

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5.  Fri 19 June: 12.00pm Swimming training – Debbie’s Session –
£5-00 – NOTE CHANGE OF TIME- now 12.00 not 12.30
Settle Pool

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6. Fri 19 June
Meet the artist – www.ogug.co.uk event. Ingleton Falls Cafe. 7pm phone
Enjoy a glass of wine and meet some of
the local artists; hear the stories behind
their artwork and gain a first-hand insight.
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm Where: Falls Cafe, Ingleton
Cost: £5 per ticket to include a glass
of wine/juice and cheese taster canapés.
Booking: Places can be reserved/paid
for in advance by calling into the Falls
Cafe or phoning 015242 41617.
Please book in advance if possible.

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7.  Sat  20  June  –  9.45-12.00  Workshop:  First  Steps  in  Lichen
Identification:   St  Mary’s  churchyard  Ingleton.

Led by Judith Allinson £15  adults,   £3
children.  Concess  available.  Includes handouts and drinks.  Part of
http://www.ogug.co.uk – Ingleton Overgound Underground Festival.   See
some pictures of the churchyard lichens here:-
http://rainforest-save.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/the-secret-world-of-lichens-at-ingleton.html
Please phone 01729 822138 or email me to book.

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8. Sat 20 June 5.45pm Wildflowers of Ingleton churchyard – Short walk
led  by  Doris  Cairns.  Doris  has published a delightful book of this
title   including   her  watercolour  paintings.   Followed  by  Light
refreshments    5.45-6.30pm

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9. Sat 20 June 6.30-7.30pm
Illustrated talk: Wildflowers of the Ingleton Area.
Given by local botanist Dr Judith Allinson www.ogug.co.uk
Adults £3.00, Children £2.00 Proceeds to Rainforest Fund and St Mary’s
Church Fund.

www.wildplants.org.uk

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10. Sat 20 June: Mini BioBlitz and Family Discovery Day
Organised by Natural England and
The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust
Ribblehead Quarry

Join in a quest to record as many
species as possibly. Bring digital cameras
and i-phones to record your findings.
Learn new skills with our mini-drystone
walling workshop, or visit Gauber Viking
–style settlement. Warm waterproof
clothing & sturdy shoes recommended,
and a picnic! Event weather dependent.
1-2 miles – there will be some uneven
ground.
Time: Drop in anytime between
10.00am – 4.00pm
Where: Meet at Ribblehead Quarry,
near Ribblehead Station, Ribblehead,
Ingleton. Grid reference: SD764788
From Ingleton – take the B6255 from
Ingleton (signposted to Hawes).
After 5.8 miles, immediately before the
railway bridge, turn right down a gravel
track that runs parallel with the railway
line. There is a parking bay/ turning
area approximately 200m on the left,
park here.
Cost: Free – Donations to OGUG
Age: Adults and supervised children
age 5+
Access: Suitable for buggies but not
suitable for wheelchairs
Booking: Just turn up

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11.  Sat  20  June  Malham  Tarn  Fen  and  New  Houses  Farm : Craven
Conservation Group Walk, led by guide at National Trust.
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk .
10.00
Summer Flowers on Malham Moor
Join  Peter Welsh of the National Trust for a day exploring two sites.
Meet  at  the  quarry car park on the Arncliffe Road near Pothole Lane
(SD883673)  to  access  the   board  walk  on Tarn Moss and Fen. After
lunch,  the  group  will transfer to Newhouse  Farm to look at the hay
meadows  and  enjoy  the  flora  and discuss the management.  For more
information contact Dave on david.tayler@ydmt.org

Please book:-  01729 830416  malhamtarn@nationaltrust.org.uk

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12. Sun 21 June: Settle Hills Race:
Don  your  running  shoes  and  enter this race (or enjoy watching the
start at 10.30am from Settle Market place), and finish some time later
at the Rugby Club  11.3km/400m

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13.    Sun 21 June: Settle Messy Church – This Sunday will be a picnic
trip   to   Keasden    Head   Farm.    Please   contact  01729  825285
edithd@abtsound.co.uk to   get   details  and  tell  us that you are
coming. – run by Churches Together in Settle. New people welcome.
It will be a great afternoon out.

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14. Tue 23 June: Settle 9.30am: Slimming World -Tue Mornings –
Settle 7pm:    Slimming World -Tue Evenings
both at Settle Social Club, Duke Street

Phone  Sheila,  the leader on 07894 275 431 for more details.. or just
turn up. http://www.slimmingworld.com/

It does work..  !!!
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15.   Tue  23  and  30 June Settle  Methodist  Church:  Coffee
morning 10am-12pm

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16. Tue 23 June: Open Water Swimming at Ingleton swimming Pool with Andy
Mouncey    8pm.
The classes will be at Ingleton  from now on for 4 weeks (not Settle).
So  long as you can swim more than three of four lengths I am sure you
will  cope. We usually only do one or two lengths at a time to practice
different skills. The classes are aimed at people who would like to do
triathlons but other people like me enjoy them too.

Ingleton’s  Open-Air  Pool  is beautiful to swim in with the trees all
around, and the sky above.

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17. Sun 28 June  Settle  Rotary Club are having a Hog Roast from 1-00pm
onwards so kick of your shoes for an  afternoon of fun and games music
provided  by Settle and District Brass Band, Jack miller and the Black
horse  Jazz  Men  Tickets  £10-00  children   &  Students free by Kind
permission of Floyd Schofield at Elder Heath Barn Eldroth LA2 8AQ

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18.  Wed  1  July – 19.00   Himalayan Balsam Bash – Join Adam from the
Ribble  Rivers  Trust  controlling   this   alien  invasive  plant  on
Wigglesworth  Beck  which    threatens   to   move   down  on  to  the
Ribble   SSSI.  Wear wellies and protective  clothing  (for  nettles).
Meet  at  Settle  swimming  pool  at  18.45  to  share transport or at
Wigglesworth  Hall Farm at 19.00. For more information contact Dave on
david.tayler@ydmt.org www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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19.  Wed 1 July Settle Eco-Night – 7pm – 9pm Royal Oak  Come and chat
about green issues.
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20. 6 July  June:  Settle  Network  Bloggers:  5pm-7pm  the  Royal Oak.
Discuss  blogging,  improve  each  other’s  blogs/website, have a bowl
of soup. £5-00   Please book at:
http://www.northcravennetworking.co.uk/events/2015-06/

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please let me know.

Best wishes

Judith

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Extra notes:

Limestone View Café is running, now called “The Wonky Cake Cafe” 9.30
to  4,30  each day. Give it a try.. and visit the library at the
same time.  Library Opening times:
http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/article/25292/Settle-library
Monday – 2pm – 5pm
Tuesday – 9.30am – 5pm
Wednesday – closed
Thursday – 2pm – 5pm
Friday – 2pm – 6.30pm
Saturday – 10am – 12 noon
Sunday – closed

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Ribblehead Viaduct tours for 2015.

Visitors who are undecided about the weather can check before they set off.   There are two ways –
1 Check out the Ribblehead weather station for real time weather 24/7:
http://www.mylocalweather.org.uk/ribblehead/

2.  We  now  have  a  live  HD  and  sound  web  camera mounted on the
Ribblehead  Station  Masters  House, aimed at the viaduct.    Sound on
and  click  the  full  screen  arrows bottom right.   The pictures are
amazing  but be warned it is a bit of a time waster.    Perfect though
for armchair train-spotters:
http://www.railcam.uk/site/watch/anycam.php?sz=xl&ti=RCRibblehead

Mark Rand – Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line
PRESS RELEASE

RIBBLEHEAD HERITAGE TOURS 2015.

The  very  successful  Ribblehead  Heritage Tours will be taking place
again this year.

Members  of  the public who wish to take part in the tours should meet
at Ribblehead Visitor Centre on the southbound platform at 10.15 a.m.

Each Wednesday from 27th May to 2nd September, 2015.

There  will  be  two  tours each day.  The shorter tour will visit the
Ribblehead  Viaduct  and  members  of  the  public will hear about the
construction  of  the viaduct,  how the workforce lived in this remote
location,  and will see archaeological remains  of the construction of
the viaduct.  This tour takes two hours.

The longer tour will visit Blea Moor Tunnel and participants are asked
to bring a packed lunch.   This tour takes five hours.

Participants must wear strong footwear and carry waterproof clothing.

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