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Winners of Skipton Business Awards revealed at glittering ceremony

Winners of Skipton Business Awards revealed at glittering ceremony

The brightest stars of the Skipton business community were honoured at a sparkling awards ceremony at the Rendezvous Hotel last week.

11:56am Monday 27 March 2017

Theatre workshops offered in Grassington

Grassington Town Hall will be the venue for a series of workshops on theatre skills and techniques.

IN a break with tradition Grassington Players will opt out of a spring production this year and are instead holding a series of workshops.

1:16am Thursday 23 March 2017

The story of rail development in the Dales

Skipton finally got a through route to Scotland on opening of the Settle-Carlisle railway in 1876. It has always been prone to extremes of weather, as in January 1963. This freight train was passing Dent station on the first day the line had been reopened

ALL was well in Skipton at the dawn of the railway age. Cotton mills provided ample employment and made full use of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, an immensely prosperous undertaking completed in 1819. Railways followed the same course. Rash…

2:47pm Sunday 26 March 2017

New Wharfedale Packhorse bus service set to start at the end of April


5:07am Saturday 25 March 2017

New heritage trail opened at Threshfield Quarry

William Shepherd, three, winding the handle on the listening post to hear about lime burning at Threshfield Quarry.

THE unique industrial heritage of Threshfield Quarry, near Grassington, can now be explored by following a recently completed trail.

4:19pm Friday 24 March 2017

LETTERS: Moorland managers make position on Hen Harriers clear

LETTERS: Moorland managers make position on Hen Harriers clear

Monitoring moorland We want as many people as possible to see and enjoy Hen Harriers (‘Look out for these majestic hen harriers’, Craven Herald, March 16) and we would like to make clear the position of moorland owners and managers. Our…

2:40pm Sunday 26 March 2017

Outstanding performances at Skipton Music Festival

Selina Pickles who won the Grassington Festival trophy for her "outstanding" performance.

YOUNG stalwart supporter of Skipton Music Festival, cellist Ben Finlay, of Skipton, will go on to musical pastures new clutching his "outstanding award".

4:20am Friday 24 March 2017

Richard Harland Memorial Lecture takes place on Monday

Richard Harland Memorial Lecture takes place on Monday

The next talk at the Upper Wharfedale Field Society at 7.30pm on Monday 27th March 2017 in the Octagon Theatre, Grassington will be the Richard Harland Lecture to be given by Kevin Illingworth of the Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group.

11:05am Thursday 23 March 2017

Kelly and Settle United eyeing the league title

Cowling's Thabani Songo, left, gets in a tussle with Ilkley's James Doyle Picture: Andy Garbutt

HELLIFIELD Sports, who have lost two and drawn two of their last nine league matches, seem determined to give hope to chief rivals Settle United Reserves.

9:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Skipton businesses prepare for glittering awards night at Rendezvous Hotel

Skipton Business award judges preparing to make their choices

THE great and the good of the Skipton business community will descend on the Rendezvous Hotel tonight (Thursday) for Skipton Business Awards 2017.

7:26am Thursday 23 March 2017
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