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Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:19:34 +0100

Last Build Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 11:19:34 +0100

 



Man jailed for stabbing friend

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 08:51:02 +0100

A SETTLE man has been jailed for stabbing his friend with a kitchen knife.



Young Farmers brave cold snap for hedging and walling competition

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 08:36:02 +0100

A COLD snap in the form of the recent mini-'beast from the east' could not deter young farmers in Settle from rising to the various challenges of their annual 'hedging and walling' competition.



New president at Settle WI

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 08:40:01 +0100

Kate Croll was elected as President of Settle Women's Institute for the coming year as Mary Hindle stood down after three years in the role.



Crews extinguish chimney fire

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 08:36:49 +0000

FIRE crews extinguished a chimney fire in High Bentham on Sunday evening.



Freezing conditions and bitterly cold winds across Craven expected into weekend

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 11:35:02 +0000

THIS was the scene at 7.30am today at Newby Head Pass, between Ingleton and Hawes on the B6255. Drifting snow of yesterday has been blown out overnight, and roads have been gritted, but there is still the odd white patch.



Artist brings the magic and mystery of slate painting to gallery

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:18:55 +0000

ARTIST and musician Kerry McKenna brings the magic and mystery of her slate paintings to the Gallery on the Green in Settle.



New chair for Yorkshire Dales creamery

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:38:05 +0000

A CREAMERY in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales has appointed a new chairman to help spearhead growth for its brand.



Technology and a big whale to highlight Settle Stories Festival

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:35:05 +0000

SHOWS featuring a touch of technology and a giant 50 foot whale will be among the highlights for the seventh Settle Stories Festival in April.



Shoppers raise cash to help people spend time in the Yorkshire Dales

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:51:03 +0000

SHOPPERS in Ingleton have helped raise almost £1,500 to enable people from disadvantaged backgrounds to enjoy the benefits of spending time in the Yorkshire Dales countryside.



"I hope I can help to make a difference" - drama graduate to teach performance skills to vulnerable children in India

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 09:20:09 +0000

A DRAMA graduate from Settle has just set off for India with the charity Performers Without Borders to teach performance skills to vulnerable children.



Plans for 25 new homes are refused

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0000

SEPARATE plans to build a total of 25 new homes at the edge of Giggleswick have been turned down by Craven planners.



Craven local plan to go out for final consultation in new year

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:24:54 +0000

THE long awaited Craven Local Plan will go out for a final six week consultation in the new year before it heads off to the secretary of state.



Giggleswick's Wendy and Peter show is a sell-out

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:00:00 +0000

GIGGLESWICK School’s Richard Whiteley Theatre was a sell-out last week for four performances of Wendy and Peter, a retelling of the Peter Pan story.



Teacher dies in car crash on holiday

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:14:43 +0000

GIGGLESWICK School teacher Phil Andrew has died in a car crash while on holiday in Scotland.



District council is 'punching above its weight'

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:09:55 +0000

CRAVEN District Council is a high-achieving, successful council, with good quality services and is punching above its weight, according to a review carried out by senior officers from other councils.



Pupils reach last six of national Rolls Royce science competition

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:30:21 +0000

YOUNG scientists at Settle C of E Primary School are celebrating after reaching the finals of a national schools competition.



Busy Santa gets set for Settle Christmas Lights switch-on

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 02:31:00 +0000

THE weeks before Christmas are Santa's busiest time of the year by far - and he is set to be working harder than ever in Settle.



Send us your Children in Need stories and photographs

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:59:09 +0000

It's Children in Need day when people all over the country come up with inventive and occasionally wacky ideas to raise much-needed fund for charities that help children.



Settle teenage volunteer wins one of top awards at county ceremony

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:32:00 +0000

A TEENAGE volunteer at Settle stories has won one of the awards at a top county event.



Thieves break into industrial units

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:04:24 +0000

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after industrial units at Low Mills, Mill Lane, Low Bentham, were broken into and items taken sometime overnight on Monday.



Train crash near Settle - investigation result

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:49:29 +0000

A MISUNDERSTANDING by an engineer over what was a "down line" led to a crash and the derailment of a passenger train near Settle.



New Ribblehead visitor centre and exhibition opens

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:56:50 +0000

A NEW exhibition telling the story of the Settle to Carlisle Railway from its opening in 1876 to the present day has been installed at the newly refurbished visitor centre at Ribblehead Station.



National park bosses urges developers to build more houses in Yorkshire Dales

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 06:26:00 +0000

NATIONAL Park chiefs have sent out a message that the Yorkshire Dales is open to new housing developments in a bid to keep communities vibrant.



MP promoted to chief whip in aftermath of Sir Michael Fallon resignation as defence secretary

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:02:14 +0000

MP Julian Smith, whose Skipton and Ripon constituency includes Settle, Bentham, Clapham, Ingleton and Burton-in-Lonsdale, has been promoted to Chief Whip as part of Prime Minister Theresa May's mini-reshuffle in the wake of the claims of sexual harassment in Parliament.



Young farmers compete in sheepdog trials

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:53:35 +0000

SETTLE and District Young Farmers held their Annual Sheepdog Trials at Bank Laithe Farm, Winterburn.



Bentham gets an early start to Bonfire Night

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:56:10 +0000

HUNDREDS of people turned out for an early bonfire in Bentham at the weekend.



Major housing plan withdrawn from council planning meeting

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:18:20 +0100

A MAJOR development plan for Settle – including more than 100 new homes – was withdrawn this week before it was due to be decided by Craven planners.



Big emergency service presence at house fire

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:59:10 +0100

EMERGENCY services were called to reports of a house fire at New Village, Ingleton, on Sunday night.



Go ahead for barn conversion

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:07:49 +0100

A TRADITIONAL stone barn in Clapham can be converted into a home after gaining planning permission from Craven planners.



Sheep rustlers strike again

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:07:07 +0100

Another incident of sheep rustling has been reported in Craven.



Firefighters called out to canal barge sinking at lock

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:14:58 +0100

AN elderly man and a dog were taken off a sinking barge by firefighters at Gargrave.



Two incidents of sheep rustling reported to police

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:00:00 +0100

Sheep rustlers have stolen a number of animals from the Eldroth and Austwick area.



Mountain rescue called out twice to aid walkers

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:32:04 +0100

A WALKER attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks was one of two people helped by mountain rescue volunteers over the weekend.



Woman rescued from river

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0100

A woman was rescued from the river by a member of the public in Gargrave last night, say North Yorkshire Fire Brigade.



Thieves take tools in vehicle break in

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:06:04 +0100

Thieves broke into a vehicle in Settle some time between Saturday night and Sunday morning.



Petrol station and Co-op redevelopment plans win approval

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:12:37 +0100

INGLETON is set to get an updated Co-op store and petrol station after proposals to redevelop an edge of the village site was given planning approval.



Settle College - GCSE Results

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:16:16 +0100

Settle College



16 new homes given planning permission

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:50:00 +0100

A DEVELOPMENT of 16 new homes can be built on the outskirts of High Bentham after getting the go-ahead by Craven councillors.



Record turnout for annual farm walk

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:25:15 +0100

A RECORD number of 179 people turned up for the annual fundraising Farm Walk and Barbecue at Bleak Bank above Clapham.



Objections raised to proposed new business and housing development

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:20:32 +0100

DEVELOPERS behind a proposed new employment and housing site on the edge of Settle have been dealt a blow after it was recommended for refusal by the highways authority.



Go ahead to executive homes - despite strong objection from parish council

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:15:19 +0100

PLANS to add three new family homes on to an under-construction Clapham housing development have been narrowly approved.



Caver reported to have suffered serious head and chest injuries in Gaping Gill incident

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:47:21 +0100

A CAVER had to be winched out of Gaping Gill after he was seriously injured in an incident at 11.38am on Monday..



Man hurt after fall on Ingleton Waterfalls trail

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:33:29 +0100

A MAN had to be airlifted to hospital after falling down a slope on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.



Police appeal after break in at industrial estate

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:10:00 +0100

POLICE are appealing for information after a group of three people broke into an Ingleton industrial estate.



Thieves steal 20 sheep and lambs from field

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 10:10:00 +0100

RUSTLERS have stolen a number of sheep from near Settle.



New homes scheme recommended for go ahead

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 11:22:25 +0100

PLANS to build 16 new homes on a cleared site in Low Bentham Road, High Bentham, are being recommended for approval.



Photos capture beauty of Yorkshire Dales

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:41:00 +0100

A GROUP of dedicated professional and amateur photographers have been documenting each and every square kilometre of a national park over the past 18 months.



Festival of football coming to Settle

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:30:00 +0100

NORTH Craven will play host to a junior football tournament next month which will see more than 1,000 children taking part.



Man, 74, dies in two car A65 crash

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 10:30:00 +0100

A FATAL road collision occurred near Settle when two cars crashed.



Cash boost for cave rescue organisation

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:50:36 +0100

CLAPHAM'S Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) is among 27 groups in Craven to share a £45,000 boost from the Co-op.