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When Christmas Came Early

December 19, 2019

CHRISTMAS came early for excited youngsters with The Principle Trust Children’s Charity. The Principle Trust Children’s Charity held a Special Christmas Party, helped made possible by the Ilkley Christmas Teepees and Skipton Ford Christmas Gift Appeal. Skipton based charity, The Principle Trust, who support underprivileged, disadvantaged and disabled children from across Yorkshire, by providing completely free respite breaks and holidays, held the Christmas event in order to give a little bit of festive joy to…

Our Amazing Supporters

November 5, 2019

Over the last few months we have had some fantastic support from a few local businesses. Hunters in Skipton, Ilkley & Otley are donating £10 for every board they put up with our logo on. So far they have raised £930!! If you’d like to take part, you don’t even need to be selling or renting your house, you can host an advertising board at no cost to yourselves and Hunters will donate £10 direct…

Big Fat Ilkley Quiz

September 25, 2019

Join us at Banyan Kitchen & Bar on Thursday 14th November at 7pm for our inaugural Big Fat Ilkley Quiz. We hold an annual quiz in Skipton, of which we have just held our 6th and it’s a great night out raising money for The Principle Trust Children’s Charity. Ilkley has been missing out, so we are bringing the quiz to you. There will be rounds on Ilkley, Sports, General Knowledge, TV, Geography, Music, Food…

Silver Cross does Tough Mudder for The Principle Trust

September 18, 2019

Last week Louise Rhodes, our Marketing & Events Manager was presented with a cheque for £1463.75 by the team from Silver Cross who undertook the very messy Tough Mudder Skipton this summer. The amount of money raised is enough for us to send 5 children and their families or carers on a much needed holiday or respite break, which otherwise they may not have had. “To have a Company with the Values, Awareness and Heritage…

The 6th Big Skipton Quiz

September 16, 2019

Thursday 12th September saw our 6th Annual Big Skipton Quiz take place at the Rendezvous Hotel, where over 120 people turned out to take part and help raise funds for The Principle Trust Children’s Charity. Dave Watkiss from Drystone Radio kindly hosted the evening, as teams of up to 6 battled out to win. There were teams from local businesses such as Dalehead Vets, Fortem People, Gostlings, Skipton Business Network, JELF Insurance, Computershare, Douglas Charles…