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Norman Guy, Stalwart of Muker,...

Norman Guy, Stalwart of Muker,...

Published: 12 October 2020

Emily

News, Story of Schools

I went to Muker School.  I was born in 1939, so in those days I would’ve started in January 1945 when I was 5 wouldn’t I, yeah. There was no kitchen at Muker, we came home for our lunch. I lived in the house just behind the...

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‘A Big Arkengarthdale Family’ -...

‘A Big Arkengarthdale Family’ -...

Published: 23 September 2020

Emily

News, Story of Schools

Enid Lundberg was a teacher at Arkengarthdale School for 25 years. On a sunny but windy summer’s day we met in her garden looking onto Calva Hill. Enid has an energetic spirit, vivid memory and is refreshingly to-the-point,...

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Artwork to Celebrate Dales...

Artwork to Celebrate Dales...

Published: 14 September 2020

Emily

News, Story of Schools

Images for a giant community photo mosaic celebrating youth and schools in the Upper Dales will be collected over eight weeks, starting on Monday 21 September. The mosaic of Dales youth is being created by digital artist Helen Marshall of The...

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The Life of a School Attendance...

The Life of a School Attendance...

Published: 20 July 2020

Emily

News, Story of Schools

This is an extract from an intriguing little book filled with elegant handwriting that I was given a few years ago: 'Sept 2nd By train to Hawes Junction walked to Lunds School Bad attendance at school on account of the backward...

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John Waggett of Swaledale

John Waggett of Swaledale

Published: 01 July 2020

Emily

News, Story of Schools

John Waggett, 75, has farmed in Upper Swaledale all his life. He has twinkly eyes and a rich, melodic accent. He is one of the few remaining speakers of the Swaledale dialect and went to Gunnerside Methodist School in the 50s. The main photo...

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