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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.

2018-2019

Geodiversity audit of geological sites in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

October 2014

Launch, by the English Geodiversity Forum, of the English Geodiversity Charter.

Autumn 2014

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!.

Early 2014

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.

October 2013

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.

October 2013

A further five Local Geological Sites approved: Old Ingleton Quarry, Carle Fell Quarry, Scar House Gill, Woodale and Scar House Reservoir.

Summer 2013

Publication of the leaflet for landowners of Local Geological Sites.

May 2013

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.

April 2013

The first three Local Geological Sites approved: the Ingleton Group exposure at Horton Quarry, Threshfield Quarry and Kilnsey Crag.

Early 2013

Nidderdale AONB publishes the Greenhow Geology Trail leaflet.

Late 2012

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.

Autumn 2012

The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust publish the Settle and Stainforth Geotrails leaflet.

March 2012

NYCC agree to fund the cost of the NYGP website, previously funded by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

Early 2012

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.

Late 2011

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.

Late 2011

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.

Early 2011

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.

2010

The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust joined the Partnership.

Late 2009

Publication of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority funded ‘Rocking in the Dales’ leaflet.