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  1. New panels will enhance Settle riverside

    New panels will enhance Settle riverside

    Walkers along the riverside path at Settle will now be able to find out more about the local area thanks to new interpretation panels supported by Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust. The Clapham-based charity has replaced the original information points to bring them right up to date and withstand the elements. And one has also been […]

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  2. June 2021 Local Events

    June 2021 Local Events

    ***  EVENTS IN BRIEF *** 1. 1-30 June – Go Wild – Do Something out doors every day in June. 2. Churches Count on Nature Week 5-12 June 3. Eco-Explorers Walk Fri 4 June 10am 4. Friday Evening: 7.30pm – YNU-Zoom-Chat Meeting 5. Sat 5 June – Open day for visitors at Sharow Churchyard, Ripon […]

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  3. Dales peatland ‘a stirring scene of restoration’

    Dales peatland ‘a stirring scene of restoration’

    An ‘enormous’ amount of restoration work is taking place at the most damaged blanket bog peatland in the National Park. Coir logs and dumpy bags of brash on Fleet Moss   Thousands of tonnes of coir, brash and stone have been brought this spring to Fleet Moss, Oughtershaw and Bleaberry – an area of moorland […]

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  4. New path near Ingleborough summit

    New path near Ingleborough summit

     A major engineering project is taking place near the summit of the famous flat-capped Yorkshire mountain, Ingleborough, in an effort to conserve important habitat for plants such as early purple orchid and bird’s eye primrose. The enduring popularity of the Three Peaks walking route has led to a 1.6 kilometre (one mile) stretch of path through Sulber […]

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  5. Local schools offered ‘outdoor learning experience’

    Local schools offered ‘outdoor learning experience’

    Bainbridge, 20 April 2021   Schools whose catchment includes part of the National Park are being offered a free full or half day of curriculum-based learning in the great outdoors this summer term. Teachers are invited to contact the Authority’s learning and engagement team to arrange a ‘Learn, Love, Explore’ experience. Subjects could include geography […]

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  6. Yorkshire adventurer announces woodland appeal from the treetops

    Yorkshire adventurer announces woodland appeal from the treetops

    Adventurer Alastair Humphreys took to the treetops to help launch an appeal to plant new native woodlands in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas. Alastair Humphreys launches YDMT’s Together for Trees appeal. (Alastair Humphreys)   Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust has linked up with the Big Give to boost support for its Together for Trees campaign, […]

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  7. Coronovirus Business Restart Grant

    Coronovirus Business Restart Grant

    Restart Business Grants via Craven District Council: The Restart Grant is a one off grant for businesses on the Rating List only. The grant is payable to the ratepayer in respect of the hereditament on 1 April 2021. Apply for this grant online. We expect to be able to make payments in early April but […]

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  8. Come fly with Me!

    Come fly with Me!

    One of our favourite walks is over to the hamlet of Feizor, there are a few routes you can take on footpaths. Also the Pennine Bridleway passes through, plus a little no through road that leads off the A65 west of Settle before the village of Austwick. Apart from the most amazing tea room there […]

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  9. YDMT receives People’s Postcode Lottery boost

    YDMT receives People’s Postcode Lottery boost

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) has received a £375,000 boost thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.     The support will enable the Clapham-based charity to continue expanding its work to support the people, landscape and wildlife of the Yorkshire Dales. YDMT has now received £2,851,332 in funding thanks to players of the lottery […]

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  10. Reopening High Streets Safely Fund

    Reopening High Streets Safely Fund

    Settle and District Chamber of Trade, Settle Town Council and Craven District Council got some funding from The Reopening High Streets Safely Fund via the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)   It financed some “social distancing planters” in Settle, and some signage   Just an update and a final request to let us know (via […]

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  11. Events etc via Judith Allinson

    Events etc via Judith Allinson

    —   Events in Brief:  — 1. Fri 12 March: 7.30pm Yorkshire Naturalists Union (YNU) Zoom Chat – open to members of YNU and members of affiliated societies (e.g. Craven Conservation Group, YWT, Upper Wharfdale Field Society, Harrogate Naturalists) 2. Sat 13 March: Settle Action for Climate Emergency Conference: 10.30am by Zoom: Including: Neil Heseltine […]

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  12. Rapid response to ‘climate emergency’

    Rapid response to ‘climate emergency’

      Engineers are installing solar panels, air source heat pumps and LED lighting in Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority buildings, while electric vehicle charging points have gone in at all ten of the Authority’s public car parks. The renewable energy installations will result in a 40% reduction in the annual amount of carbon dioxide emitted from […]

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