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Skipton lambs attract sharper trade

Skipton lambs attract sharper trade

David Bracewell adds another string to his bow by an archery target at Coniston Shooting Ground

Skipton musician and piano technician David Bracewell qualifies as clay pigeon shooting instructor

Pictured in the Skipton dairy ring with the champion and reserve following the Christmas show are, from left, Tim Milne-Redhead, agri-business manager with Yorkshire Bank, ForFarmers’ Phil Coleman, William Bell, of PV Dobson & Sons, exhibitor Peter Baul

Peter Baul bags top honours at Christmas Craven Dairy Auction

Skipton prime cattle numbers continue to be strong

Skipton prime cattle numbers continue to be strong

Participants are given a tour of Laund Farm, Chipping

Farm advice training pinpoints the way to save money and prevent pollution

The Dales Way footpath - a popular route for walkers

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority public rights of way improvements

Last year's 2015 Christmas prime shows attracted a packed ringside. Picture by Adrian Legge

Skipton Christmas primestock highlight fast approaches

Pictured in the Craven Dairy Auction ring with the principals at the opening November show are, from left, Helen Whittaker, of sponsors NMR, reserve champion Suzy Lawson, champion Jeremy Taylor and show judge Angus Dean

Broughton farmer Jeremy Taylor takes championship at Craven Dairy Auction

Vet, Tony Turnbull is saying farewell to Kingsway Veterinary Surgery in Skipton.

Skipton vet says farewell after 35 years

Records tumble at Skipton machinery sale

Records tumble at Skipton machinery sale

'Cracking' trade at Skipton Auction Mart's Monday sale

'Cracking' trade at Skipton Auction Mart's Monday sale

John Henderson, of Coniston Cold, who is president of CLA Yorkshire

Coniston Cold farmer backs call for crackdown on stone theft

Skipton calves sell to £400

Skipton calves sell to £400

People and the DALES award winners

'Life changing' organisation celebrates its tenth birthday

Clive Robinson, second from left, parades his latest Skipton prime lamb champions and reserves, assisted by CCM staff.

Robinson brothers again dominate Skipton prime lamb show arena

Ben Townsend, left, with his November prime cattle champion at Skipton, joined by partner Paisley Lawton and judge Phil Summers

Butcher buyers to the fore at Skipton prime cattle show

Steven Walker is pictured with the family’s 2015 Skipton suckled calf champion, joined by show judge Mike Thuey

More Walker family successes at Skipton store cattle showcase

Staff and volunteers take a break from renewal work at the main entrance to Netherside Hall

Yorkshire Camps holds open day at Netherside Hall in Threshfield

Hedgehogs are declining at a rate of about five per cent a year. Picture by Tom Marshall

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust launches appeal to help dwindling hedgehog population

Smart lambs sell well at Skipton Auction Mart

Smart lambs sell well at Skipton Auction Mart

Alison Haygarth with the family’s 2015 Skipton Dalesbred shearling ram champion

Brennand achieves top price success at Skipton Dalesbred showcase

Michael Gallagher with his top price 5,600gns Skipton dog

Records tumble at Skipton working dogs showcase

Caring For Life’s second prize Lleyn gimmer lamb pen. Second from right is farm manager Steven Charlesworth, with judge Jim Simpson on the left.

Field day at Skipton Lleyn gimmer lamb highlight

David Smith with his latest Skipton rearing calf champion

David Smith champion again at Skipton rearing calf showcase

Keelham’s continues its spending spree

Keelham’s continues its spending spree

Grenville Jones, founder and chief officer of Goldies UK

Singing scheme will help tackle loneliness

Mya Priestley, joined by judge Richard Brown, is pictured with the family’s Skipton beef breeding cattle champion

Craven farmers to the fore at beef breeding cattle highlight

Pictured with the opening October Craven Dairy Auction principals are, from left, judge Martin Jennings, champion Robin Jennings, reserve champion Brian Moorhouse and Angie Lockwood, of sponsors, NMR.

Six of the best for Stainbank herd at Craven Dairy Auction

People urged to join fight against wildlife crime

Skipton Castle gets only a cursory mention despite its links to the Magna Carta

Rough Guide bosses underplay Skipton in latest edition

Linda Fiddler with her Craven Premier Poultry Muscovy Duck champions

It’s sweet music for Linda Fiddler at Skipton poultry show

Neil Cowperthwaite with the family’s Skipton Swaledale shearling ram champion. Picture by Adrian Legge Photography.

Strong trade at Skipton Swaledale ram showcase

Refugee mothers and children visit Malhamdale

Support groups set up in Craven to pave the way for refugees

Clive Robinson, with his October prime lamb champions at Skipton, assisted by co-judges Chris Hodgson and Nicola Allen and CCM’s Sean Watson

Tosside brothers secure second prime lamb championship

Kevin Huck, right, with his Skipton Swaledale gimmer lamb champions, joined by co-judge Dick Burley.

Ewe lambs shine at annual Skipton highlight

Some of the floral displays on Robin and Anne Strange's Coniston Cold home

Coniston Cold couple call time on floral displays which have impressed Dales motorists for decades

Champion pen of draft ewes from TW Cowperthwaite, Tennant Gill

Bill takes top honours at Bentham's Swaledale sale

Robert Ellis, left, and Will Wildman, with the Skipton Blue Faced Leicester champion and reserve, joined by judge Jeff Throup, centre. He also bought the reserve. Picture by Adrian Legge Photography

Blue Faced Leicesters lead the way at Skipton multi-breed highlight

Mark Shields with his 1,000gns top price shearling ram at the Lleyn Sheep Society’s Skipton finale, joined by buyer Linda Barnard.

Lleyn Society seasonal finale at Skipton ends on a high note

Pictured with the champion pen of Skipton Swaledale ewe lambs are, from left, co-judge Robert Tarbatt, exhibitor Robert Cowperthwaite, co-judge Ian Lancaster and his 15-year-old son Richard, who assisted with the adjudication. Picture by Adrian Legge Phot

Cowperthwaite coup at Skipton Swaledale female highlight

Increasing numbers of prime cattle at Skipton Auction Mart

Increasing numbers of prime cattle at Skipton Auction Mart

The Craven Dairy Auction champion and reserve with, from left, sponsors Helen Whittaker of National Milk Records and Phil Coleman of South West Lancashire Farmers, Mark and Karen Calvert, and judge Wick Williams

Success for Calvert family at Craven Dairy Auction

Bear Grylls, right, with PBA ecologist Ben Shepherd

Bear Grylls has big adventure in the Dales

Gordon Banks, of Barden, with his champion pen of Swaledales

Gordon Banks saves a prize pen for store lamb show

Dales estate sponsors red squirrel sanctuary

Dales estate sponsors red squirrel sanctuary

Collecting green hay near Cautley

Yorkshire Dales Hay Time project shortlisted for the Campaign for National Parks Park Protector of the Year Award

Pictured with the champion pen of ten Mule gimmer lambs at the second NEMSA highlight are, from left, Chris Pearson, of Pearson Farm Supplies, co-judge and buyer Malcolm Metcalfe, Thomas Walker, representing the winning family, and co-judge Edwin Holiday.

First-time champions lead the way at second Skipton NEMSA highlight

The sky above the Ribblehead Viaduct. Picture by Martin Eastwood

Get star struck in the Dales

Image courtesy of Liverpool Astronomical Society

Autumn constellations are at their best in October

Twin shearling rams net £11,000 in Bentham sale ring

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