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SETTLE GOLF CLUB

Settle Golf Club would request that all current and past members please check for any unreturned trophies. If they are in possession of any unreturned items could they please contact Kay Philipson as soon as possible on 01729 82534001729 825340 .

SETTLE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE

A reminder that the walking group will meet today,Thursday 20 February and details may be obtained from Pat Whitton. The next meeting is the AGM on Wednesday 5 March which will be followed by tea and a raffle.

VICTORIA HALL

On 28 February the Panjumby Jazz band will take to the stage to perform steel pan jazz with a dash of calypso. Saturday March 1st sees the Mighty Doonans take to the stage with their own blend of folk/rock. This is followed on 2nd March by Sunday Folk Night, introduced by Mike Harding when the guests will be Fake Thackray (aka John Watterson who performs the inimitable songs of Jake Thackray) and  Reg Meuross, widely regarded as one of the finest singer songwriters in the country and renowned for his clever and imaginative lyrics.  Tickets via -1729 825718

SETTLE AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY

There will be an exhibition of historical memorabilia about shops and businesses in Settle on display at a coffee morning at the Old Court House on Station Road on Saturday 22nd February between 10am-12.30pm. All welcome.

ORGAN CONCERT

The next in the series of organ concerts at Settle Parish Church will take place on 22 February at 7.30pm. The organist at this event will be Dr Timothy Raymond of the Priory Church of Bolton Abbey. The programme will include work by Purcell, John Taverner, John Lambert and Dr Raymond himself. There will be a retiring collection. All welcome.

TRAMPS

Our season of foreign films shown by TRAMPS at Victoria Hall continues with Cinema Paradiso, Cert 15 on 26 February at 7.45pm.  Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore the film is in Italian with English subtitles. A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village’s theatre and formed a deep friendship with the theatre’s projectionist. Please note this is a change to the film published in the brochure (“Poulet aux Prunes”). Doors open at 7.15pm.All tickets: £5.

SETTLE AND DISTRICT GARDENING CLUB

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 26 February at  2pm. The speaker will be Mathew Smith of Brighter Blooms, Preston. on the topic of Zantedeshia Lilies. Non-members £3. All Welcome.

BARN DANCE

Churches Together in Settle and District will be holding a Barn Dance on 1 March at St John’s Hall. This event costs £7, including supper. A vegetarian option will be available, please contact 822311. The caller and accordionist will be Bill Johnston.

WIGGLESWORTH COMMUNITY CENTRE

The centre will be hosting a production by Red Ladder Theatre company on 22 February at 7.30pm. Entitled “Wrong ‘Un” the play tells the story of suffragette Annie Wilde, a Lancashire mill-girl galvanised by a rousing mixture of injustice, conviction, self-doubt and fear on her journey from schoolroom to prison cell and beyond in a musical drama that draws on class, privilege, hope and disappointment in wartime England and is inspired by actual events. Tickets cost £10 and are available via 01729 84079401729 840794 .

LANCASTER GUARDIAN

On 11 February I was informed that a decision at a senior level at Johnston Press means that  they will no longer require paid town correspondents for their local newspapers. This means that with immediate effect  I am no longer working for The Lancaster Guardian and so will no longer be forwarding information from local societies and organisations about events in the Settle area. I am sorry for any difficulties or disruptions which this might create but I was given no warning of this change in policy. They are however still prepared to carry local news but their new policy means that if  you wish them to carry information about your events then you will need to contact them direct with a press release about the event or alternatively you can pay for an advert in their paper. Please note however, this does not affect my work for THE CRAVEN HERALD, which will continue as normal as THE CRAVEN HERALD is owned by an entirely different company. I therefore look forward to hearing from you with all your news for THE CRAVEN HERALD as normal. Thanks – Gill O’Donnell

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