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Enjoying the Highest Pub In England!

After a busy day meeting people in Reeth, Gunnerside, Keld and Muker, I headed to Tan Hill, which at 1732 feet is the highest pub in England! 

What Issues Do Local Abattoirs Face?

In some respects we are very aware of where our food comes from as we see sheep and cows every time we drive anywhere in the area. But abattoirs are also a crucial part of the supply chain getting food on to our plates at home. 

Getting To Know The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is the independent body that oversees the Dales. I met with Chief Executive David Butterworth to understand more about what the Authority does and its interaction with the local community.

Discussing Sheep Tagging at Leyburn Auction Mart

Another session at a Farmers Auction Mart, this time in Leyburn. In spite of it being store cattle day, the topic farmers most wanted to speak to me about was the electronic identification (EID) of sheep (tagging).