The National Lottery funding will enable the museum in Pateley Bridge to employ a part-time project manager, recruit more volunteers and set up recruitment and training programmes. The museum has 32,000 items telling the story of Nidderdale.
Nidderdale Museum in Pateley Bridge has been awarded £54,800 as part of a project to sustain the heritage of the area. The volunteer-run museum has a collection of over 32,000 items, including costumes, artefacts and photographs. The funding, secured from the National...
The site at Memorial Hall opened today and has the potential to vaccinate up to 400 people a day. The Stray Ferret visited to speak to some of the people helping to run the site, as well as those excited to receive their jab.
On this Easter Sunday Father Darryl Hall, Vicar of the United Parish of Upper Nidderdale writes for the Stray Ferret and encourages us to love God’s creation as we emerge from the darkness of lockdown into the light of hope.
Two friends are to support the cancer charity Macmillan by shaving their heads. Both men have brothers who have had cancer and want to thank the charity that has helped them.
The tree was planted by volunteers at their Dowgill Grange site in Summerbridge, which means they are now halfway to their goal of planting 100,000 trees in the district by 2030.
Sites in Harrogate, Ripon, Knaresborough and Pateley Bridge have been identified – but none in Boroughbridge and Masham.
There are approximately 80 million displaced people around the world, of which 26 million are refugees. The government initially agreed for up to 10,000 to be resettled in the UK.
It’s ten years since all households in the UK were required to take part in the last Census and help is at hand in Nidderdale for those needing help with filling in their form.
Cllr Chris Aldred was ‘flabbergasted’ by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps’ claim this week that Harrogate buses are among the best in the country. He says many rural areas suffer from infrequent or nonexistent services.
The limestone caves will reopen on May 17 after the fundraising appeal hit its £50,000 target over the weekend. The draw to win the camper van will be made at the end of the month.
Owner Lisa Bowerman launched the campaign last month by raffling off her prized camper van to raise vital funds. At the time of writing it’s on over £45,000 with 18 days still to go.
Organisers of the Nidderdale Show are “cautiously optimistic” that the event will go ahead this September. It comes as the government’s ‘roadmap’ has left events planning for the year ahead.