Dalesman’s Diary: April 2024

A Dalesman’s Diary April 2024 Balancing on the clints of a limestone pavement, staring up at the view of Ingleborough mountain is one of those experiences which sticks with you: a moment of awe-inspiring wonder and pride. With open vistas of rolling hills,...

The day a bomber landed in Clapham

The day a bomber landed in Clapham The Yorkshire Dales are not suited for landing aircraft but Guy Jefferson recalls the day a Clapham meadow saved five men and a valuable plane Originally published: October 2004 On the night of the 8 June 1941 a Whitley bomber,...

27 incredible things Yorkshire has given the world

The Yorkshire Dalesman reveals 27 incredible things Yorkshire has given the world It takes nothing to convince us of Yorkshire’s stamp upon the world – after all, we all know how brilliant it is. Yet this list is sure to reveal some Yorkshire innovations...

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...