Adrian Bancroft and his Sheepdogs

Adrian Bancroft and his Sheepdogs by W.R. Mitchell First published in September 1974 Adrian Bancroft ANNE, a Border collie living near Dunford Bridge, on the Southern Pennines, helped to gather sheep from about 2,000 acres. At 9.30 a.m. the next day, she was in...

Dalesman’s Diary: January 2024

A Dalesman’s Diary January 2024 Rod Dimbleby, chairman of the Yorkshire Dialect Society If you ocker* or allock** you’re in danger of missing it… by popular demand, a new course is being held which explores and helps to preserve that part of our heritage...

Dalesman’s Diary: December 2023

A Dalesman’s Diary December 2023 Dr Elaine Laycock on the frontline in Bosnia It will not be this Christmas, indeed, it may not be next Christmas, but one day soon, Yorkshire grit and determination will mean that humanitarian aid workers lost in conflict will be...