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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 3 Peaks in 3 Days – Checkout Discount Offer

    3 Peaks in 3 Days – Checkout Discount Offer

    Why not take on the Yorkshire 3 peaks but instead of doing them all in 1 day, take your time to enjoy the delightful scenery and do them in 3 days ? We at King William Guest House offer discounted room rates for 4 night stays Read more

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  6. Feeling Lost? Let’s hope not!

    Feeling Lost? Let’s hope not!

    With more people enjoying the countryside and nature in the past year. It’s so important to be prepared for what the outdoors can throw at you! We can have the best walking boots, good all weather gear, stay hydrated and fed. We may even have the best App on our phone to get us round […]

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  7. Glencroft launches sustainable Yorkshire flat cap

    Glencroft launches sustainable Yorkshire flat cap

    British countrywear brand, Glencroft, has launched its most sustainable flat cap yet – the Norber. The flat cap has experienced a resurgence in recent years, due in no small part to TV shows like Peaky Blinders which have made the style a fashion must-have for the discerning gentleman. With this in mind, and with over […]

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  8. How to apply marginal gains to your business

    How to apply marginal gains to your business

    ‘Marginal gains’ became well-known terminology after Dave Brailsford – of British Cycling – implemented this innovative concept with huge success. His idea was that if you broke down everything you could think of that goes into riding a bike, and then improved each component part by 1%, then a significant increase would be achieved overall. […]

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  9. Fountains Fell

    Fountains Fell

    It’s been a while since I last did Fountains Fell. My friend and I had earmarked this sunny, crisp November day during lockdown as an opportunity to catch up whilst enjoying some outdoor exercise. Starting from the cattle grid NE of Rainscar, SD 853 723, the plan was to wander up ESE towards the coal […]

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  10. Thinking of going self-employed?

    Thinking of going self-employed?

    By Shepherd Partnership – Certified Accountants in Skipton and Settle If you’re considering going it alone, then this article is for you! Self-employment has been on the rise for many years – and with the challenges that Covid-19 has thrown at employers and employees, it looks set to increase even further. So, what do you […]

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  11. Fly Fishing – A Local Gem

    Fly Fishing – A Local Gem For this blog we are featuring a local fishery at Helwith Bridge just under 4 miles from the guest house as it deserves some recognition. Set in the spender of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and close to the Settle to Carlisle railway and under the shadows of Pen-Y-Ghent […]

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  12. Fancy something different? A Dales Dip maybe?

    Fancy something different? A Dales Dip maybe? Les (Dales Dipper) is a friend of ours who, over the years has shared his passion for wild swimming on various social media platforms. Les has now combined his love for this pastime, so has now qualified officially  to take both newbies and experienced wild water swimmers to  […]

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