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The Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge 2019

June 28, 2019

Join The Principle Trust to complete the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge on Saturday 14th September 2019. We will meet at the car park in Horton in Ribblesdale at 7am and begin our challenge at 7.30am. To complete the challenge all 3 Peaks should be reached by 7.30pm. The three peaks of the Yorkshire Three Peaks are arranged in a triangle, with the River Ribble and two minor B roads between them. The total walking distance…

Charity Race Night

June 28, 2019

Next Friday 5th July we are holding our Charity Race Night at Venue Sports bar, Skipton. We have some fantastic sponsors of the evening too. Each race has been sponsored by a local business. The event is free to attend, so come down and enjoy an evening with The Principle Trust. Totes start at £1 each and you can own a race horse for the night for £5. The owner of each winning horse win…


£10,000 Grant Awarded

June 25, 2019

We had some fantastic news last week when we received a £10,000 grant towards our next log cabin from the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People. We are now over half way towards our target to get our next Log Cabin and are starting to look where this might be. We have to keep certain things in mind when looking, as not all parks are suitable for our visitors. Our Log Cabin is specifically for…

Our New Video

June 21, 2019

This year we’ve taken part in a couple events we’ve never participated in before. So we thought we’d get it all caught on camera. Thanks to Kia, Oli and their team from Rayne Drop Productions for following us round for 2 days, sending the drone up and capturing both Ilkley Carnival’s Duck Race and Skipton Rotary Clubs Dragon Boat Race. We love the video and we hope you do.

Skipton Rotary Dragon Boat Race 2019

June 12, 2019

This year we entered not one but two boats into the Skipton Rotary Dragon Boat Race on Sunday 19th May. We had a great day out cheering on both of our teams, HMS BNI Ilkley and The Skipton Health & Fitness Avenger. We were off to a great start when both teams won their first race! Unfortunately the competition was tough and although HMS BNI Ilkley peaked at 2nd on the results board, neither team…