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Voices of Craven to sing in Giggleswick

FOLLOWING the enormous success of the Voices of Craven Jubilee Concert in Skipton Town Hall, the choir is delighted to have the opportunity to sing its programme once more, particularly after the enthusiastic and joyful response received from audience members following the Skipton concert recently.

Summer holiday events at Skipton Town Hall

AS the school summer holidays loom, Skipton Town Hall is giving you dates for your diary when family friendly events to keep you entertained are available to attend - and many of them are free.

Skipton naval hero handed Armed Forces flag

A NAVY veteran who fought in The Korean War and who is a founder member of Skipton Royal Naval Association and lifetime president was presented with the Armed Forces flag, which was raised in Skipton last week.

Quality prime cattle in demand again

IN their continuing quest for the best, regular buyers Knavesmire Butchers, of York, took away the highest priced per kilo animal at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest weekly prime cattle sale, an exceptional British Blue-cross heifer weighing 560kg from the Cowperthwaite family at Stockdale Farm, Settle, which made 325.5p/kg, or £1,822.

Mart spring lamb numbers soar

THE 3,000-plus prime sheep on offer at Skipton Auction Mart’s latest weekly Monday turnout comprised 1,609 Spring lambs, a 50 per cent increase in numbers on the week, and with trade easing in price nationally the trend was seen locally with the sale levelling at 304.2p/kg, or £126.36 per head.

Sheep Day was grand

IT was smashing to walk along the high street in Skipton on Sunday and see so many people enjoying the Sheep Day festival in the intermittent sunshine.