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Browsing around Settle?    Why don't you pop into our shops and grab yourself a bargain.  Cheapside sells Men's, Women's and Children's clothing, bric a brac, books and all sorts of various items, our other shop Second Time Around, is just round the corner on Main Street and sells preloved Furniture, Lamps, Pictures etc.  CLICK the blue button for times of opening.....


Come to our fortnightly drop in sessions

which will take place on Thursdays from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The first initial drop-In will be on the 7th July. IF YOU THINK OUR FREE, CONFIDENTIAL, AND PRACTICAL ADVICE SESSIONS WOULD BENEFIT YOU, PLEASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OPPORTUNITY. The Fortnightly sessions will take place at 11 Commerical Courtyard, Duke Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9RH.

Click here for a list of local Contractors and Businesses for the home

NHS Helpline NHS ring 111, Townhead Surgery 01729 822611, Ingleton Surgery 015242 61202, Benefits Agency 0345 606 0265, Airedale Hospital 01535 652511, Skipton General 01756 792233, North Yorkshire CC 01609 780780, Age UK advice 0800 678 1602, Craven D Council 01756 700600, Citizens Advice 0344 411 1444, See below for the link to the Government Covid website

Centre for Ageing Better

The Centre for Ageing Better and Get Yourself Active, at Disability Rights UK, have launched a new project today called 'Picture Yourself Active'. The collaboration introduces 300+ photographs to the age-positive image library, with a focus on older and Disabled people being active. The photos can be downloaded and used for free across websites, presentations and social media.


  • Online Book Group via Zoom

    Every 3rd Tuesday at 2pm

    Books provided by the library to be collected or delivery can be arranged if necessary.

    Zoom details will be provided by the library each month - contact us on info@settlelibrary.org.uk  or phone the library on 01609 534535 for details.


    ....your Signpost daily update with the latest news from Age UK.

    You can take a look at today’s articles below, or view all recent posts on our Signpost Site.



    Survey....This survey will help YDMT (Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust) understand how and why people visit the Long Preston Floodplain, and will help shape our current work and any future projects in the area.

  • Enabling people and their communities

    to improve health and wellbeing, through access to food, education and support across Craven.
    Craven Food Partnership is made up of organisations and charities in Craven, North Yorkshire.
    Our mission is “Enabling people and their communities to improve health and wellbeing through access to food, education, and support.”

    If you are experiencing difficulty with your cash flow please see our Cash First Leaflet, and remember you are not alone!

    If you need a free food parcel, with no judgement, please see Skipton Food Bank, Bentham Community Pantry, Ingleton Community Pantry, Settle Community Pantry and Hellifield Community Pantry.

  • Step into Action

    Vision Statement ...
    • To provide a central point of contact for all individuals in Skipton community.
    • Offering a gateway to access a range of services and tailored support, widening opportunities for a more fulfilling future.
    • Providing a proactive and dynamic response to changing needs within Skipton Community.
    • Monitoring and evaluating best practice whilst meeting the needs of the Community in providing a cohesive neighbourhood response.


  • Settle Pop Up Pantry

    Friday 11am-12noon at Holy Ascension Church, Settle

    Bring what you can and take what you need
    For further details please phone 01729 825955
    Items for everybody ......


    Times can be difficult to deal with, here are a few links to Local Councils and help services :

    Bentham Town Council
    Ingleton & Clapham Council
    Citizens Advice Centre
    The Samaritans
    Carer Support Groups and Organisations
    Carer's Rescource Advice Line


    For locals in Bentham please look at this link to BENTHAM MOVING FORWARD

    DEBT HELP : Christians Against Poverty or Weighed down by Debt

    First Response 0800 952 1181 - freephone number for urgent mental health support - if you are experiencing something that makes you feel unsafe, distressed or worried.


    The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Service: link or Poster

If you like social media

Call Age UK North Craven

01729 823 066 01729 823 066

View all contacts

General Information and help whilst we are in Covid-19

  • Worrying about MONEY

    Support is available in Craven....

    I suddenly have no money
    • Lost job or reduced hours
    • Money stopped
    • Lost money
    • Unexpected expense
    • Disaster (e.g. flood or fire)
    • Relationship breakdown
    • Sanctioned 

    Follow this link for help and advice...

  • Craven Communities Together Survey

    Craven Communities Together is a group of local organisations
    working together to find solutions to the issues people are
    Complete our ‘Timely Access to Services and Support’ survey to
    let us know what you think needs improving.

    Need our survey in a different format
    or want to complete it by phone, contact Ruth Stockdale on
    t: 07458 301393

  • Out of Hours Help

    If there is an emergency over the weekend and our office and the local hub/support group are not available, please ring North Yorkshire County Council on

    01609 780 780

    If it is not urgent, then please leave a message on our answerphone and we will get back to you as soon as we possibly can. 

    Age UK North Craven 01729 823066

  • Action on Climate Emergency

    What are your views about
    generating more energy locally?

    Have your say.......CLICK HERE


    Warm & Well in North Yorkshire

    June Newsletter .....


News and Recent Activities

  • Information & Advice

    Free and impartial expert information. Our confidential Information and Advice service will continues to operate.

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

    Any further information, please contact us on 

    01729 823066

    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:


  • Adult Learning & Skills Service

    Are offering a range of health and social care qualifications, which are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to care for others in a broad range of health or social care settings.

    CLICK HERE to view the on-line courses.


    Also chech our Healthwatch site with infornation of local events, links and advice



  • Have you noticed yourself having less energy since the pandemic started?


    Click here for Five top tips for increasing the physical activity in your day.

    Click here for even more advice and information...

How you can help

  • Older couple at the coast

    Leave a legacy

    Age UK North Craven is committed to being there for older people who need us. If you decide to leave a gift in your will to us, you will be supporting us to make life better for older people in North Craven.

    Leave a legacy 

  • Lend a hand

    Do you have time to lend a hand and help a lonely older person?


  • Shop with us

    Bag a bargain and support Age UK North Craven at the same time.  We have two shops, our Main one on Cheapside and Second Time Around on the High Street.

    Shop with us 

  • Support us

    We rely on your support to keep helping older people in North Craven.


  • We would like to thank the National Lottery Community Fund for their support and funding in some of our projects.