We’ve Cycled Around the World!

We’ve Cycled Around the World!

Yes it’s true, between them our tandem clubs have cycled over 24,500 miles this season – that’s once around the world! Tonight we will be celebrating this amazing achievement at our annual ‘End of Tandem Season Meal’ at the Mercure Hotel in Wetherby. All five Open...
The LOCAL Lotto launches in Harrogate!

The LOCAL Lotto launches in Harrogate!

On Tuesday 17th July, tickets for the Local Lotto went on sale for the Harrogate district. The new scheme aims to help fund local charities and organisations by returning up to 60p of every £1 ticket back into the community, supporting charities such as Open Country....
Happy Volunteers’ Week!

Happy Volunteers’ Week!

This week hundreds of events and celebrations are taking place across the country, saying thank you to volunteers and recognising their invaluable and diverse contribution to the UK. The campaign was established in 1984 by Volunteering England, which merged with the...
We were all Wild about Wakefield!

We were all Wild about Wakefield!

Sunday 25th March 2018 marked the official launch of Open Country’s ‘Wild about Wakefield’ Project and we celebrated it in style! The day was a partnership event with National Trust’s Nostell, just 7 miles from the centre of Wakefield. These...

Wakey News

Hi everybody, The Wild about Wakefield project has been up and running for a few months now so we thought we would give you an update on how it is all going… It has been a busy few months with numerous taster dates to get the good folk of Wakey to see our...
Good Access Scheme award

Good Access Scheme award

Just before Christmas, Open Country presented their Good Access Scheme award to Experience Community and Yorkshire Water. The  joint award is in recognition of the exceptionally good working relationship between Experience Community and Yorkshire Water, who have done...
We’re Wild about Wakefield – are you?

We’re Wild about Wakefield – are you?

We are advertising for a brand new post – our ‘Wild about Wakefield Project Officer’! We seek someone to develop the work of our inspirational organisation by setting up a new outreach project in Wakefield. The Project Officer will be responsible for the...