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Black Horse Skipton

The Black Horse do it again..

August 2, 2017

The Black Horse in Skipton have once again raised more money for us after staff completed the Total Warrior challenge last month. They raised a total of £380.00! Massive thank you to all of you that completed the challenge and to those that sponsored them. Louise Whiteside you have been amazing organising different fundraisers throughout the year and we wish…

The Big Quiz

The Big Annual Skipton Quiz!

July 17, 2017

Thursday 14th September, 6:45pm at The Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton! Have you and you’re team got what it takes to become Skipton’s brainiest bunch?! If you think you have what it takes to win then get in touch now for a registration form! Teams of 6 at £5 per person. There will be a raffle on the night and also cash…

Clare and Charlie

Sheep Day!

July 4, 2017

We attended Sheep Day in Skipton yesterday and raised £120.00, the main importance of the day was getting to speak to some of the families that have benefited from our holidays as well as promoting the Charity!

Owen & Neil

Race Night!

July 4, 2017

We had a great night on Friday for our Race Night which was held at Steeton Cricket Club, in total we raised £1062.00 which is fantastic, thank you to everyone that contributed and got involved! Big thank you to all our helpers on the night, the committee team, doing a great job with the totes and Owen and Neil for…

Race Night Poster

Charity Race Night – Steeton Cricket, Friday 30th June, 7pm

June 15, 2017

Come join us at Steeton Cricket Club on Friday 30th June at 7pm for a fun filled Charity Race Night! There will be a yummy, summer BBQ on sale and plenty of drinks flowing from the bar. There will also be a raffle, the main prize being a Kindle Fire! It is free entry and Totes are from £1.00 with…

The Annual Charity Ball 2017

June 14, 2017

A HUGE thank you to those who attended the Ball on Friday at The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa, we hope you enjoyed the evening, it was a great success!  Also a HUGE thank you to everyone that has donated, contributed and also supported us over the last few months!  Your contributions towards the event, including the raffle and auction…

Kids day

The Black Horse Fundraising Event!

June 13, 2017

A big thank you to the Blackhorse Skipton and Lou Whiteside for organising the kids party event on Saturday, supported by so many local businesses providing kids entertainment, it was wonderful to see so many local children and families attend and have a great time! As the beneficiaries we received a total of £365.00 on the day, contributing to the…

Raffle Tickets

Raffle Tickets for sale!

May 25, 2017

*************** RAFFLE TICKETS FOR SALE************ Winners announced 10th June! £5 per raffle ticket. Prizes include; – an overnight stay at The Coniston Hotel including dinner, breakfast and use of the Spa – a trip to Budapest for two including €100 each spending money – £50 SAKS hair salon voucher – £100 pamper package to use at The Sugar Club, Skipton…

Man U Shirt

Manchester United Signed Shirt!

May 22, 2017

Today we have received a donated Manchester United football shirt signed by 12 of the players, including, Phil Jones, Anthony Martial, Sergio Romero, Juan Mata, Michael Carrick and Matteo Darmain! The shirt will be used on the 9th June at our Annual fundraising Ball in the live auction where it will go to the highest bidder. Big thank you to…

Science behind holidays

The Science behind how holidays make your child happier and smarter!

May 19, 2017

Dr Margot Sunderland, a child psychotherapist, is the Director of Education and Training at The Centre for Child Mental Health.  Dr. Margot Sunderland’s article in the Telegraph on ‘ the science behind how holidays make your child happier and smarter’ reinforces the objectives of The Principle Trust Children’s Charity- to contribute to positive childhood development both physically and mentally and…