Category Archives: Stories from the farm

Get to know our story and find out about life on our sheep farm.

There’s a buzz about Bank Newton

I wrote a poem today that I’d love to share with you.   There’s a buzz about Bank Newton I can feel it in the air Celebrities descending Our fields they wanted to share  

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All in a day’s filming

There’s something compelling about seeing the area you live and work in on screen. You see it every day and yet when you hear ‘it’s going to be on TV’, an excitement bubbles within. But why is this? Does it look better on screen than in real life?

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About the farm

Newton Grange Farm is a 240 acre working sheep farm that has been in our family since the 1980s. The farm is a mixture of grassland for grazing our sheep flock and woodland copses and shelter belts which support a range of bird life. The farm came back in hand in 2000 when a period […]

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My story

Today is ‘Tell a Story Day’. Here is a little about me and my story of what I love about living and working at Newton Grange. Together with my parents Catherine and John, and with the fantastic support of my husband and family, I feel so fortunate to look after Newton Grange Farm and to […]

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Our story – in this month’s Aspire magazine

Delighted to read our feature in this month’s Aspire magazine – a great little resource for finding out more about the local area and businesses within it.

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Local history and restoration at Newton Grange Farm

Newton Grange Farm has two listed buildings on it – Newton Grange Farmhouse and The Chapel House. Both are Grade II listed. We thought it would be interesting to look a little further in to local history – with the help of an archaeologist friend, we found out some interesting things.

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Veterinary students tackle lambing season

It was a great lambing season at Newton Grange Farm this spring, with fine weather (mostly) and a fantastic team of Veterinary students from Glasgow and Nottingham Universities. Some of the students even featured in our local newspaper, the Craven Herald – great to see, and very well done on all your hard work. The […]

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Lambs and springtime at Newton Grange

What a delight to see the lambs out enjoying the sunshine today in the fields.  I thought you’d like to see a few photographs of the new arrivals here at Newton Grange.

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In awe of the Sydney S.T.A.R.S

Five years ago, a team of Australian trail runners stayed at Newton Grange to take part in the first ever Oxfam Trailtrekker –   a 100km route on foot from Skipton through the Yorkshire Dales, to be completed in teams of four in less than 30 hours.  They won.  In a time of 13 hours […]

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Lambing time at Newton Grange

Last week it was a real joy to walk through the fields to see the new lambs out to play for the first time this year.  The sun was shining and it was a lovely picture to see the young lambs and their mothers enjoying being outside.

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