Monthly Archives: March 2015

Lambs receive a helping hand

A group of young people from Leeds recently traded the bright lights of the city for the fresh air and rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Dales when they spent an exciting day learning the ropes of hill farming during the busy lambing period. Youngsters aged 11-14 from Burley Park Pupil Referral Unit in Leeds spent […]

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Yorkshire’s Finest Flowers for an Extraordinary Yorkshire Mum

Instead of giving a bunch of cut flowers this Mother’s Day, one local charity is leading the way by dedicating an area of living hay meadow, jam-packed with native wildflowers, as a lasting tribute for an extra special mum. Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) decided to surprise Rose McCarthy, mother of five and National Childbirth […]

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Skills for the Hills

People and the DALES ran a Hill Skills Training Weekend to provide a practical introduction to the safety and navigation skills required for independent hill walking.   Based at Malham Tarn Field Centre, the course followed the new Hill Skills course syllabus launched by Mountain Training England (MTE) in April this year.   Thanks to financial […]

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Gift your Gear

Do you have unwanted but usable outdoor gear sitting around? Why not ‘Gift your Gear’ by taking it along to your nearerst Rohan shop during March and groups like PaD will put them to good use! People and the DALES are very proud to be one of this years beneficiary organisations. We have a wonderful stock […]

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