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Mountain Drumming Success

On Saturday 14th May, community drumming band Batala Lancaster crossed the border into Yorkshire for an extreme fund-raising event, combining the iconic Three Peaks Challenge with a passion for samba drumming, to raise money for YDMT. After a very early alarm... View Article

Fancy winning over £600,000?!

YDMT headed north to Billingham on Saturday (16 April) to join our friends from the People’s Postcode Lottery at their Spring Postcode Millions event where a pensioner won over half a million pounds! 69-year-old Betty Smith was one of 119... View Article

Mountain Drumming, Sat 14th May

Join YDMT for an afternoon of authentic Brazilian Samba Reggae drum music with a splash of dance thrown in. Community drumming band Batala Lancaster will be performing their exciting fusion of rhythm, movement and costume for your enjoyment in and... View Article

Switch Off For Earth Hour

At 8.30pm tomorrow (26th March 2011) lights will switch off around the globe for Earth Hour, to take a stand against climate change. Earth Hour is a time to celebrate and contemplate our precious planet. At 8.30pm tomorrow the campaign will unite... View Article

Thank you

I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for our Three Peaks project. With a bit of luck, your click will have helped us to secure an amazing €30,000!  The winner of this huge sum... View Article


On Monday 7th March we planted our millionth tree!  A real milestone in the Trust’s on-going efforts to restore native broadleaf woodlands in the Yorkshire Dales for future generations to enjoy, and we couldn’t have done it without your support, so... View Article