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Maps of the 2 Dales' area
Explore villages, roads, satellite views and links to view photos, videos & OS map of the area.

Parish Council Meetings
More information here.

Grinton Parish Council meets:
Monday 5th May 2013

Minutes & information

Melbecks Parish Council meets:
Thursday 15th May 2014 in
Low Row Institute at 7:30pm

Minutes & information

Muker Parish Council
Minutes & Information

Reeth Parish Council
Minutes & information

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond

Station Cinema, Richmond

Reeth District Memorial Hall
Theatre, Cinema & centre for many local activities.

Local Newspapers online

Darlington & Stockton Times

The Northern Echo

Yorkshire Post

The Vistor 2013 (Yorkshire Dales)

Maps of the villages in the Dales
Maps, in pdf format, for each of the villages with the houses shown & named are available from the Colin Day site.


The Reeth & District Gazette
Published monthly containing full reports of events in the Dales & adverts of local businesses.

April 2014  is now available for download here

An archive of past Gazettes is here

The list of advertisers is here.

of the Parish of
Swaledale and Arkengarthdale
April / May 2014 Newsletter is here

Swaledale Music Festival
24th May to 7th June 2014

Illustrated Talks
in Fremington Sunday School
8pm July & August 2013

2Dales Junior Football Club
The 2Dales Junior Football Club for boys & girls 5-14 years old now has its own website here.

Photo Galleries of the Dales
Please check the photo gallery regularly for new albums.

Dales & District bus service 30

Northern Dalesman bus 831
 finished for the Summer 2011 season

Link to all Proctor's buses

School holiday dates
may be downloaded here.

Out of Oblivion
Yorkshire Dales National Park
Leaflets on Dales villages
and much more...

Local Weather

Weather for Reeth from Accuweather

Weather from the Dales Bike Centre

Weather station & web-cam in Low Row. Also many photographs.

Weather forecast from the BBC

The recycling centres are now closed on Wednesdays.

Family History:
Memorials card index
for St Andrew's Church, Grinton & its churchyard.
Please also see the family history links' page &
Photographs of life in the Dales
in the 1950s & 60s taken by Lucie Hinson.

Local History
Please see Grinton Church pages &
the history links' page

Swaledale Museum
Besides the large collection of items of local history, the Museum organizes regular meetings, talks and fieldtrips.
Programme of Events
available here
Talks are now held in Fremington Sunday School.
Link to Museum web site

The Museum Newsletters are available here

Yorkshire Film Archive Online
Hundreds of films reflecting Yorkshire life, landscape & culture from the 1890s to the present day.



Help for Heroes

Great North Air Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Air Ambulance


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