• Settle all set to go potty for annual Flowerpot Festival

    THE residents of Settle have been going potty in the run-up to the annual flowerpot festival as they prepared this year’s flamboyant exhibits. Thousands of people are expected to visit the town for the free, family orientated festival, which gets

  • Biggest Tory council pledges to work with opposition

    THE leader of England’s largest council by population not run by Labour has pledged to work with Keir Starmer’s government and put aside tribal politics for the benefit of residents. Leader of Conservative-run North Yorkshire Council, Councillor

  • Scheme for beginner anglers has young participants hooked

    SKIPTON Angling Association, in partnership with The Angling Trust, is encouraging children to take up fishing. The initiative, titled 'Getting Kids into Fishing', started with educating youngsters from Skipton-based children's charity SELFA about

  • Fresh farm milk and shakes for sale in new initiative

    A FAMILY-run farm in Thornton-in-Craven will sell its milk and dairy products, including milkshakes, direct to the public via vending machines. Rectory Farm is managed by Edward Berry, who took over the management at 23 years of age when his father