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A group of volunteers came together in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales to learn new skills as they got to grips with the traditional craft of dry stone walling.   Disabled people and their family and friends worked together to rebuild a badly damaged section of dry stone wall near Selside, through a partnership […]

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A People and the DALES experience is life-changing for many of the children and adults involved, some of whom have never visited the countryside before.   This pioneering project is run by local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT). Over the last 10 years more than 7,000 disadvantaged people from deprived areas have experienced the […]

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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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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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Refugees enjoy art in the Dales

Mums, pregnant women, babies and toddlers displaced from their homelands and now living in Leeds enjoyed a family day out in Malham with local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT). This eclectic group of refugees and asylum seekers from countries including Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Russia and Nigeria have been brought together through the National Childbirth […]

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