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Shops will close for the moment due to the new Covid outbreak,  to protect both our Volunteers and Staff.  Our telephones continue to be answered between the hours of 9am to 1pm, Monday to Friday, and out of these hours a message can be left.  These are checked regularly.  - Many thanks. Please check here for regular updates ......



    Testing sites operated and managed by the Department of Health and Social Care will be running at -

    Greenfoot Car Park, Settle, BD24 9RW on the following days, between 11am and 3pm:
    * Wednesday 20 Jan 21
    * Saturday 23 Jan 21

    Coronavirus web page.

    North Yorkshire County Council Corona udates - More information about the cases in Craven and across North Yorkshire  can be found  CLICK HERE


    The Covid App & Posters

    The app can be downloaded from  by searching for “NHS Covid19” on the Apple iPhone App Store or the Android Play Store on your smartphone  INFORMATION  HERE

  • Craven Local Food and Groceries Directory Jan 2021

    Many all of us will be staying home as much as possible and some people are self-isolating. Supermarket delivery slots may be difficult to secure but they have learned and  improved on last time.


    Please click below to find a list of local businesses that are supplying food, groceries and prepared meals to communities across Craven.



    There have been a  number of reports of a person making scam calls to Craven residents suggesting they are entitled to a council tax refund.

    This is an attempt to access your personal information. Please don't give out any details, particularly bank account or debit/credit card details.

    Please be aware that if someone was were entitled to a council tax refund Craven District Council would write to them in the first instance not just ring up.

  • National Lockdown Guidance

    National lockdown: Stay at Home

    Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly across the country.
    Find out what you can and cannot do.

    This guidance is for people who are fit and well.

    There is additional advice for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus and households with a possible or confirmed coronavirus infection. If you are clinically extremely vulnerable you should not attend work, school,
    college or university, and limit the time you spend outside the home.

    You should only go out for medical appointments, exercise or if it is essential.


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Call Age UK North Craven

01729 823 066 01729 823 066

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Skipton Food Bank is NOT just for Skipton... We cover the whole Craven area. If you are struggling to feed yourselves or your family in these tricky times please do get in touch. Ring or text us on 07856 080194 or message us on facebook. We are happy to help with urgent food parcels for the people of Craven and any advice we can give that might help.

GoldiesLive Christmas Celebration

It’s easy to find, just go to www.goldieslive.com after 11am on Christmas Eve and you will be able to watch on screen very easily FREE OF CHARGE. If folks cannot watch it on Christmas Eve they can of course re-watch at anytime over Christmas … at a time to suit them.

General Information and help whilst we are in Covid-19

News and Recent Activities

  • Information & Advice

    Free and impartial expert information. Our confidential Information and Advice service will continue to operate but will move to be an exclusive telephone service from Monday March 23rd.

    We cover housing property issues, heath or your rights and Social Services.

    Any further information, please contact us on 

    01729 823066

    Did you know October is "Free Wills Month"?

    Go to our "Information and Advice" page for more information


  • Are you an adult living with chronic pain?

    We are inviting individuals with a chronic pain condition
    (aged 18+) to complete a 20 minute survey about their
    pain and sleep management. There are 5 Amazon
    vouchers to be won!
    For information and link to the survey:


  • BLOKES at the OAK

    The club (formerly known as the Pie Club) offers male company similar to that you might have encountered in the pubs of yore! 

    This service has been suspended for the present time.

    For more details or to  attend click here or contact  Richard Daniels at the Age UK North Craven office in Cheapside, Settle or ring 01729 823066.



    We are proud to announce we have received our Advance Quality Standard Award

    The Advice Quality Standard is the quality mark for organisations that provide advice to the public on social welfare issues.

    Organisations that hold the standard have demonstrated that they are easily accessible, effectively managed, and employ staff with the skills and knowledge to meet the needs of their clients.

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