September 18th – 7 for 7:30pm FMH – A workshop led by Olivia Hanks:
“Does tax work for the Common Good?” 
We will be taking a looks at why tax is key to equality and justice, and how we can take action for a just tax system. It includes an opportunity for small group discussions exploring the big questions about tax and its role in our society, and starting to imagine a better tax system. Olivia is Programme Manager of Economics and Sustainability for Quaker Peace and Social Witness.

Tuesday October 22 –  One World Week 20‐27 October – location Catholic Church Hall


Eco-explorers family event:  28, 29, 30 August, Lower Winskill Farm, BD24 9PZ
Leave at 9.30 from St John’s Methodist Church to share transport, finish at 1pm after a picnic lunch. Three half hour workshops in the field, exploring different eco themes, finishing with a gathering session with songs & reflections, and a provided lunch.
Donation is £1 per person each day, and places must be booked, either to Tel 01729 822311 or via the website.
If you think you could help, please contact Sally. We are also hoping to hold another 3 days after the August Bank Holiday. Please pray for this new venture for our local families.

Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) Settle & Area
Free launch event on Saturday 14th September 10.30-1.30, Friends Meeting House.
Collective action to deal with the climate emergency is more powerful than acting alone. A new group has started, based in Settle, to help us find out more and to act together.
There is an ACE Facebook group, or email

Refugee ReSETTLEment Facebook Group 


Guardian, The long read June 25th 2019:
The new left economics: how a network of thinkers is transforming capitalism. After decades of rightwing dominance, a transatlantic movement of leftwing economists is building a practical alternative to neoliberalism. By Andy Beckett

Open Democracy: Decolonising the economy A new ourEconomy series focusing on the global economy and global justice. By Laura Basu