On 13th to 19th June 2022, we are celebrating Diabetes Awareness Week in Skipton.  

Partners across Craven have come together to offer inclusive, engaging events, including training & peer support activities to raise awareness of Diabetes , and share lived experiences. 

Timetable of FREE Events, *including health checks – testing BMI, Blood Pressure and Blood Sugars for early signs of chronic conditions 

15th June  

Diabetes Awareness Event at Ings School, Skipton 12-2pm  . 

  • Education Session 
  • Dietician providing nutrition advice 
  • Health checks  

No booking required.  

16th June  

Wellbeing Afternoon at Aireville Park, Skipton.  

  • Health Checks 12:30-2:45pm  
  • Yoga 12:30-1:30pm 
  • Fitness for All class 1:45- 2:45pm  
  • Q&A diabetes session 12:30-2:45pm  

To book a place on the Well-being afternoon activities, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or telephone: 01756 802098 Mon – Fri 9am-1pm 

SELFA will be running themed activities throughout the week for children and families. 

Emma Pears (CEO – SELFA) says “ Everyone knows someone affected by diabetes. Give yourself the best chance of supporting someone with the condition, by coming along to one of these free events”.  

Bruce Woodhouse (Skipton Step into Action Trustee and Retired GP) says, “People with diabetes need information and knowledge to manage their condition. Bring along your questions and share your own experiences with others at the Q+A session”. 

A special thanks to the partners involved , including SELFA Children’s Charity, Skipton Step into Action, VCS alliance, & WACA Primary Care Network.