Linton News

February 2024

North Yorkshire Council wants to hear your experiences, so that they can look at how to reduce the amount of food waste and make healthy food more accessible. They want people living and working here to be involved – please fill in the Let’s Talk Food survey (running until 1st April 2024). The Let’s Talk Food survey is part of the wider conversation that has been taking place about food in North Yorkshire, looking at the whole food system - from how we grow food, what we grow, to what we buy and eat and how much we throw away

North Yorkshire Health and Wellbeing Board has written a new joint local health and wellbeing strategy for the county, which sets out the proposed priorities for action, and ideas for working together to achieve them. The aim of the joint local health and wellbeing strategy is to improve people’s health and reduce health inequalities. The Board is taking the draft strategy out for public consultation until 31st March 2024. There are several ways to take part, including a survey (with easy read version), on-line events and informal drop-in events at local libraries. The strategy documents, the survey and event details are available on the council’s consultation web page, and paper copies will be available from libraries:


North Yorkshire Council have drafted an all-age substance use strategy with support from a range of partner organisations working together to reduce the harms associated with substance use. The public consultation on the draft strategy launched the 2 February 2024, and will be running until 30 April 2024. Details of the full strategy, accompanying short video and online survey can be found here:

North Yorkshire Council has commenced a consultation on proposed changes to the Council’s Home to School Travel Policy. The consultation closing date is Friday 12 April. Information with an on-line survey can be found here : 

January 2024

YDNPA would like you to know that the first public consultation  on updating the Yorkshire Dales National Park management plan has been launched. The consultation period ends on Monday 26th February 2024.
The online survey to complete to respond to the consultation can be found here.

YDNPA Farm Conservation Team at the Authority are holding a series of free evening events through February for farmers, land-owners, and land-managers. Details on the venues and dates are listed on their events page- These free to attend, no obligation meetings will cover the latest updates for Countryside Stewardship, Higher Level Stewardship (HLS), The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI), Environmental Land Management (ELM) Schemes, Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF), the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme, Woodland grants and other available opportunities.


Entrance gate to the plantation

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