The Yorkshire Dales Lead Mining Museum was based in the old Grade II* listed Grammar School building.[5] This closed in January 2016. The Robert Windle's Foundation, a charity established in the 1600s, and original owners of the building have now taken back control and are working to establish a community hub and café for the benefit of the residents of the locality.

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An imposing house, set within lovely grounds, is home to an international collection of needlework, lace and costume.

We are also active in local projects including the transcription of Parish Registers, recording historic buildings and heritage preservation.

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The Treasurer Earby and District Local History Society Lower Burnt Hill Farm Skipton Old Road COLNE, Lancashire BB8 7ER

Meeting of The Public Toilets Committee in The Parish Rooms.

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Our aims are to raise awareness and interest in the history of the Ancient Parish of Thornton-in-Craven, of which Earby was a part. We aim to facilitate research into the heritage of Earby and District, including Thornton-in-Craven, Kelbrook, Sough, Hague, Harden and Salterforth.

If you wish to join us, and help preserve our heritage for future generations, please visit our membership page for further details or explore our site to learn more…

At YHA Earby we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms is accessible to modern standards.

The cottage known as Glen Cottage was previously owned by Katherine Bruce Glasier, who was one of the most remarkable pioneers in the Labour movement. The cottage was given to the YHA to commemorate her lifetime achievements.

County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.

Manager recommends: After a hard day exploring the area, sit and unwind in our wonderful garden with its own stream and waterfall – the spring flowers are not to be missed!

Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in...

Over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit.

ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.

The local press is published weekly; the Barnoldswick and Earby Times[10] is published on Fridays and is covered at Pendle Today. Some of the Yorkshire press is circulated in the area - due to the geographical anomaly. The Craven Herald & Pioneer[11] and Yorkshire Post[12] are prominent.

Experience the steam and the deafening sounds of real working looms at Lancashire’s last 19th century steam powered mill.

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In 2012, a local radio station was broadcast for the first time. West Craven Community Radio is an online based station that serves the community of West Craven area of Pendle and beyond, including listeners afar as San Francisco. Currently airing 3 days a weeks and run by non-paid volunteers, it is anticipated the station will go 7 days a week in late 2012 and early 2013.

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Earby is served by television from both Leeds and Manchester; ITV (Yorkshire Television) and BBC North are both transmitted from the television mast at East Marton, 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Earby.[6] BBC North West and ITV (Granada Television) are both received directly from the main Winter Hill transmitter.[7] The BBC has a relay that overlooks Earby and has the four main BBC national FM radio stations (Radio 1 to 4).[8] Fresh Radio[9] in Skipton covers the area on MW 1413 kHz.

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Travel through the picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery. Don't miss the days out with Thomas the Tank Engine and themed events.

Consultation with the community has identified the following priorities in this neighbourhood.

YHA Earby has 22 beds and a selection of dorm beds and private rooms available. The hostel has excellent self-catering facilities as well as a drying room and social areas. There are two dining areas with tables and chairs which means you'll have plenty of space to tuck into your dinner. YHA Earby is extensively modernised with cosy rooms, central heating, and well-equipped kitchen. You'll also find a pretty wildlife garden, stream and waterfall.

YHA Earby is a self-catering only hostel. In our well-equipped self-catering kitchen, there is plenty of space to store your food and a good range of appliances. There is also all the crockery, cutlery, glassware, utensils and saucepans that you'll need.

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The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.


Earby is a small town in the North of England. Traditionally a part of the great historic County of Yorkshire, as exemplified by the decorative white roses seen in many house windows, Earby now comprises part of the West Craven district of Lancashire. Thus the red rose is shown entwined with the white rose in, for example, the local paper.

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In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.

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This policing neighbourhood is in the Lancashire Constabulary force area.

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By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.

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