David Runcorn’s talk for Scargill’s 60th

Unfortunately David Runcorn was taken poorly over the weekend we celebrated our 60th birthday (don’t fret he has made a full recovery!) He has generously provided us with the script …

This was posted on 10 August 2019.

Scargill at 60, Ruth Yeoman at nearly 59!

Ruth Yeoman recalls a childhood of picnics, extended family and growing up as part of the very first Scargill Community. I was born at Amber Cottage, Kettlewell in September 1960. …

This was posted on 19 July 2019.

A holiday with an unexpected twist!

Peter Lewis tells how his holiday at Scargill had quite an unexpected twist! I  first came to Scargill on a Parish Weekend from Nottingham when I was new to the …

This was posted on 12 July 2019.

Family fun at Scargill

Catherine and her sons Dylan and Oliver have been visitors to Scargill many times since the house reopened in 2010. When asked what Scargill meant to them the family said …

This was posted on 31 May 2019 and updated on 27 May 2019.

A boys eye view of growing up in community

Nick Barker (son of Arthur) shares childhood memories of growing up at Scargill Scargill was a great place to grow up. I enjoyed the wide spaces and camping on the …

This was posted on 17 May 2019.

A Time to Dance – Walter’s Story

My memories of Scargill 60 years ago are of a different age.  For example, little traffic. I could run (O golden days,) from the house to Kettlewell, over the bridge, …

This was posted on 12 April 2019.

A friendship made to last!

Jennifer Douglas writes “Scargill house truly is where we all grew up together. I met my best friend Sarah Martin (nee. Penney) there 19 years ago through CMM.     …

This was posted on 5 April 2019.

Tom & Rachel Moger’s Story

In this first of our “Tales of The Unexpected” Blog series Tom shares with us what Scargill has meant to him and his family: I attended Scargill with my parents …

This was posted on 29 March 2019.

Audreys Blog

The rest of Audreys Blog can be read here

This was posted on 19 August 2018.

The Lord is My Shepherd

The Lord is My Shepherd       This area has miles and miles of stone fences dividing pastures. To my American eyes, it is so beautiful. (And I also …

This was posted on 30 July 2018.
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