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What's on in Craven
  • Saturdays - Skipton parkrun
    A FREE 5km run for all ages and abilities. Every Saturday at 9am. Saturday 6th September is the first anniversary of Skipton parkrun!
  • Saturdays - Get Back In the Saddle
    A FREE social ride from Skipton. Every Saturday at 9.30am.
  • 01/07/2014 WW1 exhibition at The Folly
    The exhibition commemorating North Craven's part in the First World War opens at The Museum of North Craven Life (The Folly) in Settle on 1 July and will run until 2 November.
  • 07/09/2014 Hoy One Hundred Sportive
    Starting in Skipton with 50 mile and 100 mile routes, the longer route taking in Malham Cove, Park Rash, and Fleet Moss.
  • 19/09/2014 Fallfest
    A music, film, arts and literature event at Glusburn Institute. From Friday evening to 21 Sep.
  • 27/09/2014 Blackpool Tower organist to play at Ballroom Dances
    Accomplished star organist John Bowdler will be retuning to Skipton Town Hall to perform at a series of Ballroom Dances throughout 2014.
  • 27/09/2014 Yarndale
    A creative festival celebrating all things woolly and wonderful, The event brings together an inspiring mix of artisan yarns, fibres, haberdashery, kits, books, handmade garments and artwork for sale, as well as creative exhibitions, demonstrations and a full programme of textile workshops. Until 28 Sep.
  • More Craven Events
    Looking for things to do on a rainy day, sunny day or holiday in the Yorkshire Dales, Skipton, Settle and beyond? Search the events on the Craven Events website.
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  • Don't forget to nominate your local champion!
    The deadline for entries is looming! What are you waiting for? Nominate your local Community Champion today. Entry deadline is 5pm 5th September 2014
  • Review of polling districts, places and stations - representations
    Craven District Council inviited residents to share their views on where they cast their vote during elections. The Returning Officers have now published the initial representations.
  • Opting out of the Open Register
    If you do not want your details to appear on the Open Register of Electors which is available for general sale, you may opt out. Under election law, we must offer this choice to you each year and the opt-out only applies for the next 12 months.
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