Friends of the Dales is the new brand name of the Yorkshire Dales Society, a registered charity. Please help us to keep the Dales
special and vibrant for years to come!
Help the Dales - Become a Friend of the Dales
We really need your support to help keep the Dales special and vibrant for years to come. We are thrilled that over
200 people have signed up to become Friends between June and the middle of December 2017 - a fantastic boost to our membership and the clout we have as a campaigning charity!
Thank you to all our Friends for their support!
Please join us or donate to support our charitable work to protect the Dales - you can use our secure online
payment - and you can Gift Aid your contibution too! Join us or Donate
Already a Friend - You can renew online!
Existing members of the Yorkshire Dales Society - you can now renew your subscriptions or make a donation
online using our secure online payment - just go to Renew Online
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13th February 2018. The Yorkshire Post's investigation of the issues facing the Dales focuses today on public
transport, including our own Dalesbus. See Leader Comment, and Report.
10th February 2018. 'Crisis in the Dales' series of articles in The Yorkshire Post. See Front Page , Editorial, Interview with YDNPA CEO, Essay, Report.
30th January 2018. e-newsletter from Campaign for National Parks, of which FOTD is a member, including articles on
2nd homes in the Dales and funding challenges for DalesBus. See CNP
22nd January 2018. Congratulations to FOTD trustee Kyle Blue for winning the "National Park Hero Award", organised
by National Parks UK, in recognition of his role in helping to secure the extension of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. See YDNPA
This website is operated by the Yorkshire Dales Society, a registered charity (Charity Number 515384) and a company limited by guarantee (Company Number 1822908).
Our Charitable Objects are 1) To promote for the benefit of the public, the conservation of the landscape, biodiversity and cultural heritage of
the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and adjacent areas, and the social and economic wellbeing of its local communities;and to encourage others to engage with,understand,enjoy and protect these areas,
and 2) In pursuance of the above, to advance the education of the public.