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Dales Life

The wildflower meadow at Woodlands Cottage

Gardening is full of success and failure, says college lecturer Michael Myers

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Celebrate summer with some homemade ice cream

Skipton Auction Mart

Cattle sell well at Skipton Auction Mart

Sheep wander on and off the newly formed tracks at the new off road driving experience

Land Rover Experience opens at Broughton Estate following an investment of more than £1 million

Picture of the week

Picture of the week

Strong Euro hits sheep export trade

Strong Euro hits sheep export trade

Last week's mystery object was an antique metal Vesta table matchstick box

Craven Curiosities

Picture of the week

Picture of the week

Robin Jennings is pictured left with his main June Craven Dairy Auction champion, joined by ForFarmers’ Keith Colley.

Robin Jennings regains champion’s crown at Craven Dairy Auction

Buckden Gala hosts popular sheep show

Skipton Auction Mart

Goats gather momentum at Skipton Auction Mart

Shaun and Stephen Sowray with some of the top-performing British Blue-cross calves at Skipton

Skipton rearing calf trade excels yet again

Jamie Roberts, owner of Kilnsey Park

Food network aims to bring 'gastronauts' to the Dales

Martin Lunn

There will be a lot to see in the July skies

Giggleswick inspires musical genius

Giggleswick inspires musical genius

Skipton CI member Matt Cornish paints the boundary lines

A Craven Diary

Skipton's Majestic Wine store

Skipton's Majestic Wine store staff urge customers to 'explore the magic of wine'

Bombus terrestris on devil's bit scabious

Enjoy the flower power of the Dales

Bombus terrestris on devil's bit scabious

Enjoy the flower power of the Dales

High Corn Mill owner Andrew Mear  reflects on the historic Magna Carta celebrations

A Craven Diary

This week's mystery object

Craven Curiosities

Picture of the week

Picture of the week

Sam Moorhouse launches his new business

Bell Busk farmer pioneers 'super yoghurt'

A picture of a snipe by Jono Leadley, of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Take time to appreciate nature

Skipton Auction Mart

Phenomenal trade in rearing calves at Skipton Auction Mart

Sonny takes second prize on show debut

Grassington woman enjoys success on the show scene

Richard and Carol  Eyton-James from Dark Horse Brewery with Keelham Farm owner  Victoria Robertshaw (centre).  Photo: Roger Moody

Small producers welcome at new Keelham Farm shop in Skipton

CLA North Regional Director Dorothy Fairburn says it is a great opportunity

Rural watchdog launches search for best game chef

A good summer could see grey partridge numbers continue to increase

The Great British Pole Climbing Championships will be staged at the Great Yorkshire Show

Traditional skills put to the test at Great Yorkshire Show

Crime and Police Commissioner Julia Mulligan

Craven people urged to take part in rural crime survey

Vendor Richard Hutchinson with the top price lot on the day, Linburn Lass

New price record set for sheepdog at Bentham Auction Mart

Saplings in the new "hundred acre wood" near Buckden.

New Wood Planted in Dales near Buckden.

The Casa Espresso team includes, from left, owner Nino Di Rienzo, roaster and barista trainer Jonnie Drake and barista trainer and account manager  Matthew Adams.

Settle shop stocks new Yorkshire coffee

Picture shows an impression of the navvy huts and part of a Shanty Town with the Ribblehead Viaduct under construction in the background. Please credit pic to Settle & Carlisle Railway Trust

Saving of iconic Settle to Carlisle railway

Claire and Luby at a trot. Picture:Craven College

Learn to relax to achieve dressage perfection

One of the four 'treasure hunt' postcards which are part of the summer-long tourism campaign

Dales businesses back summer-long postcards tourism campaign

Maître Compagnon John O'Garra

Celebrating the delights and customs of Beaujolais wine

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Picture of the Week

Barn owl in flight. Picture courtesy of Owl Adventures

Learn how to take wildlife pictures

Last week's Craven Curiosity was a goffering iron

Craven Curiosities

Festival brings benefits to the Dales

Festival brings benefits to the Dales

Alliums at Harlow Carr

Gardening treats to savour despite the cold

Youngsters enjoy their own comedy club

Adventures, mischief and riddles will tempt young visitors at Grassington Festival

Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Are you ready to take the Chicken Challenge?

Are you ready to take the Chicken Challenge?

What the Dales skies hold for us in June

What the Dales skies hold for us in June

John Shuttleworth with his champion British Blue heifer calf which sold for £555, Henry Sanderson of Genus, pre-sale show sponsor, alongside Brian Blezard with his reserve champion calf which sold for £535

Rylstone farmer takes championship at Gisburn's rearing calf sale

Pictured with the two frontrunners at the Bank Holiday Monday Craven Dairy Auction are, from left, reserve champion and top price achiever Sammy Sugden, champion Suzy Lawson and judge Stephen Coates, who also bought the title winner

Lawsons win their fourth Craven Dairy Auction of 2015

Police highlight dangers of illegal wildlife poisoning

Police highlight dangers of illegal wildlife poisoning

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