Posts Tagged ‘blog’

Winners of our innovative architecture competition announced

Designs taking their inspiration from the longhouses and farmsteads of the past are the winners in our architecture competition for affordable homes which encourage young people to stay in the Lakes and Dales.   McMullan Studios have been chosen to design homes for Horton-in-Ribblesdale in Craven and Outpost have been chosen as winners for the…

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What do you love about living and working here?

To celebrate Yorkshire Day 2019 we asked you what you love about living and working here. We’ve had some fantastic responses. Here’s some of them: Callum Spencer, Singer-Songwriter “Yorkshire has so many opportunities and great ideas.Yet it manages to keep its feet on the ground and provide a caring and beautiful place to live and…

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Our innovative architecture competition reaches final stages

The final designs in our prestigious competition for homes which encourage young people to stay in the Lakes and Dales can now be seen online. Entries from the final six in our competition with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) competition are on view here. Feedback can also be given via the webpage. In…

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Free desk space for young creatives

Free desk space has been provided in Skipton town centre as part of our Acorn and Seedfunding Scheme. As part of our aim to encourage more 16 to 34-year olds to live and work in the area, we sponsored two desks at new co-working space Qworkery specifically for the target age group. Four under 35s…

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Shortlist Revealed in Architecture Competition

Our architecture competition, in association with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) attracted 110 entries from the UK and abroad. Architects and designers worldwide were invited to submit designs for either or both rural sites at Horton-in-Ribblesdale near Settle and Burneside, near Kendal – with the brief stating they must provide well designed, flexible…

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Film-Maker Jack Benjamin Gill on his career so far…

International Rural Film Festival, Hinterlands, launched in Skipton on 16 May. Over 22 events took place across 8 venues and it attracted visitors from across the UK. One film screened during the Horror All-Nighter was Lambing Season by Jack Benjamin Gill, originally from Skipton. We spoke to him about his film-making career so far.  What inspired…

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