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News from the North Yorkshire Geodiversity Partnership
2016-2020 Ingleborough ‘Stories in Stone Project’
Between 2016 and 2020, the NYGP’s ‘Ingleborough rocks! Project’ formed part of the Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Stories in Stone Project’ developed by the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership. As part of the ‘Ingleborough rocks! Project’, a geodiversity audit of the Ingleborough area was carried out, five leaflets were producing providing details of seven geological trails together with an app of the trails.
Geodiversity audit of geological sites in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Launch, by the English Geodiversity Forum, of the English Geodiversity Charter.
NYGP prepares the background geological information for the Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Stories in Stone’ Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership Project.
As part of the Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Stories in Stone’ Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership Project the NYGP submits a bid for the Ingleborough rocks – Project!.
NYCC funding available for the creation of a new NYGP website.
NYGP prepares the background geological information for the Heritage Lottery Funded Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership Project.
iPhone and Android apps produced for the Settle and Stainforth geological trails.
The Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership ‘Stories in Stone’ Project Heritage Lottery Fund bid is successful with a grant of £2.1m which with match funding takes the full programme value for delivery to £2.65m.
A further five Local Geological Sites approved: Old Ingleton Quarry, Carle Fell Quarry, Scar House Gill, Woodale and Scar House Reservoir.
Publication of the leaflet for landowners of Local Geological Sites.
A further application is made by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust for a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to develop the ‘Stories in Stone Project’ centred on the Ribblesdale Three Peaks Area.
The first three Local Geological Sites approved: the Ingleton Group exposure at Horton Quarry, Threshfield Quarry and Kilnsey Crag.
Nidderdale AONB publishes the Greenhow Geology Trail leaflet.
A grant of £4,000, from NYCC, was made available to the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust and the NYGP to identify Local Geological Site landowners, prepare a leaflet for LGS landowners, and to produce a draft Vale of York/Your Dales Rocks Project LGAP.
The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust publish the Settle and Stainforth Geotrails leaflet.
NYCC agree to fund the cost of the NYGP website, previously funded by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.
An unsuccessful application for a grant of £3.5 million was made, by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, to develop the ‘Stories in Stone Project’ centred on the Ribblesdale Three Peaks Area.
The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust reported that the NYGP should remain as a partnership as at this stage the current scale of the partnership would not warrant the time and cost of the requirements of creating a new charitable trust.
The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, made an internal appointment of a Geo-Dales Project Officer, and obtained a further grant of £45,000 to implement the Geo-Dales Project centred on the Langcliffe/Victoria Cave, Upper Nidderdale and Greenhow areas.
The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust use a grant from the Yorkshire Dales LEADER Fund to assess the viability of the NYGP acquiring trust status, and to appoint a Geo-Dales Project Officer.
The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust joined the Partnership.
Publication of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority funded ‘Rocking in the Dales’ leaflet.