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Linking communities in Yorkshire

Meeting people from new places and different communities is often difficult. Our People and the DALES project is helping to break down some of the barriers by setting up links between communities. Two groups who recently became acquanted through the project were a group of young people from Girlington Community Centre in... View Article

Crayfish crew settle into new office

Some photos from the opening of new offices for PBA Applied Ecology in Settle. Luckily YDMT’s  Director David Sharrod took his ribbon-cutting equipment!  The Trust has played a large part in administering the Environment Agency Ribblesdale Crayfish Conservation Project – which is run... View Article

Autumn Walking in Aysgarth

August saw the arrival of two new members of staff at YDMT, Leah Cardus who has become our new receptionist and Tessa Wiggans, helping with the fundraising team. Tessa started off with helping with this year’s Autumn Walk in Aysgarth, here... View Article

It’s a rollover!

If you do one thing today sign-up to play the People’s Postcode Lottery. At the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust we’re very fortunate to have the support of some amazing people and organisations – and the People’s Postcode Lottery is one. The People’s Postcode Lottery... View Article

She bangs the drum

When Gillian, YDMT’s Grassroots Grants Officer, isn’t hard at work giving out community grants she’s off doing far more exotic things! Here’s a photo of Gillian playing with the samba reggae drumming band she’s part of called Batala Lancaster. This photo was taken at Roughbeats festival, an independent... View Article

Wood work in the Dales

Our People and the DALES team are really starting to get busy with activities out in the Dales now that Spring has arrived. One of Judy’s groups recently lent a hand to the Bodger at Bolton Abbey – working in the woods. Richard Law is the bodger... View Article

Conserving unique habitats of the Dales

What is Long Preston Wet Grassland Project? If you’ve ever driven along the A65 you will undoubtedly have seen the wide areas of open water near Long Preston. Long Preston Wet Grassland Project (LPWGP if you prefer acronyms!) is a project which aims to protect this unique... View Article

People and the DALES video diary

Judy, our People and the Dales Community Worker and prize winning cheese-cake eater (sorry Judy!), took a group from Bradford on a tour of Skipton in March. Follow this link to see the Groups video diary of their day out. http://animoto.com/play/4TdVSERKszDIORDSh1LIOA#... View Article