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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 28th April

A look back at the past week, with our weekly round up of Yorkshire Dales News published on Daelnet.

Mascots race for recycling

Friday 28 April 2006
WETHERBY racecourse will see a steeplechase with a difference this coming Sunday, as mascots of all shapes and sizes race for recycling.
 

Hard work recognised for Colburn kids

Friday 28 April 2006
SCHOOLCHILDREN from Colburn who turned a winning idea into a piece of radio reporting have been presented with certificates commending their hard work.
 

Sizzling Salsa comes to Thirsk

Friday 28 April 2006
A NEWLY opened arts venue in Thirsk has two sizzling performances starting from tomorrow and running over the next couple of weeks.
 

Housing project recognised for quality of design

Friday 28 April 2006
A NEW housing project in Kirkby Stephen has received recognition for the outstanding workmanship of its builders.
 

RSPB encourages even younger wildlife curiosity

Friday 28 April 2006
ONE of the UK's leading birds and wildlife charities is aiming to encourage supporters from an even younger age.
 

Hawes pupils set to 'walk for water'

Thursday 27 April 2006
SCHOOL KIDS from Hawes will be stepping out in style tomorrow to help raise money for new mains-fed water coolers for their school.
 

It's official - Yorkshire air is top quality

Thursday 27 April 2006
RESIDENTS of Craven can breathe easy according to a new report on Air Quality across the district.
 

Farm payment excuses "nonsense" - CLA

Thursday 27 April 2006
EXCUSES given by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) for the chaos over farm support payments have been labelled as "nonsense" by the Country Land and Business Association.
 

Money-saving 'passport' for Herriot Country

Thursday 27 April 2006
THE tourism season is now well and truly underway across the Yorkshire Dales and visitors to thirteen Herriot Country attractions are being invited to take advantage of an annual promotion this summer.
 

Craven's mums and dads get tips on parenting

Thursday 27 April 2006
MUMS and dads in Skipton are being offered the chance to improve their parenting skills from today.
 

Residents introduced to local police teams

Wednesday 26 April 2006
HOUSEHOLDS in North Yorkshire will this week start receiving leaflets introducing residents to their local Community Police Officers.
 

Dales visitors urged - remember the countryside code

Wednesday 26 April 2006
VISITORS to the Yorkshire Dales are being urged to remember the countryside code as they enjoy the bank holiday this coming weekend.
 

Search for unsung rural heroes

Wednesday 26 April 2006
A SEARCH has been launched to find the gamekeepers and river keepers who have dedicated their lives to the management of the countryside, its habitats and wildlife.
 

Corrie star to open Waterway Festival

Wednesday 26 April 2006
SOAP star Julia Haworth is set to open Skipton's fifth Waterway Festival on Saturday (29th April).
 

New technology Boosts rural tourism

Wednesday 26 April 2006
RURAL tourism businesses are taking the lead in the use of new technologies such as the internet and mobile phone texting services.
 

Spectacular birds help economy soar

Wednesday 26 April 2006
SPECTACULAR bird species like Ospreys and red Kites are contributing millions to the local economy, a report from the RSPB has revealed.
 

Uncertain future for Skipton card-maker

Tuesday 25 April 2006
FEARS are growing for the future of a North Yorkshire greetings card company.
 

Roadworks ahead

Tuesday 25 April 2006
A COUNTRY lane near Bedale will be closed for the next few days while Yorkshire Water completes a project that the company started last summer.
 

Post Office makes welcome return

Tuesday 25 April 2006
TIMES may be difficult for many rural Post Offices, but today heralds the welcome return of the service to one Yorkshire Dales town.
 

Craven couple mark milestone for environmental farming

Tuesday 25 April 2006
A HUSBAND and wife farming team from Craven have helped mark an important milestone for a Government initiative aimed at protecting the countryside.
 

Musical Extravaganza for Children's Unit Appeal

Tuesday 25 April 2006
CROSSHILLS based 'Craven School of Music' is set to hold a special Music Night to raise money for the Children's Unit Appeal at Airedale Hospital.
 

The lost village that was...Scar House

Tuesday 25 April 2006
DETAILS of a lost Yorkshire village have surfaced after almost 80 years.
 

Step out in the Dales this spring

Tuesday 25 April 2006
VISITORS and locals alike are being invited to step out in the Yorkshire Dales this spring to witness a tempting array of activities ranging from ancient lime making to bird watching - or even to study the horrors or wash day for Dales housewives before the invention of modern gadgets.
 

Voluntary groups hit the road

Monday 24 April 2006
VOLUNTARY groups from across the Richmondshire district of the Yorkshire Dales are teaming up with a number of public agencies from tomorrow and hitting the road to raise awareness of their work in the area.
 

Internet project to honour Craven's war dead

Monday 24 April 2006
WITH men going off to fight and with so many never returning the part that Craven played in the Great War can never be in doubt; neither can the devastation the conflict caused to the social fabric of towns and villages across the Yorkshire Dales.
 

Penny Plain performers bring Dales legends to life

Monday 24 April 2006
THE germ of an idea to start a fringe event alongside the internationally renowned Grassington Festival has grown into an innovative new travelling theatre company.
 

Wanted: swift returns

Monday 24 April 2006
THE first swallows arrived in the Yorkshire Dales ten days ago but bird scientists are asking the general public to keep a weather eye open this week for a mass invasion of their cousins, the swifts.
 

More funding for green-thinking community groups

Monday 24 April 2006
GREEN-THINKING community groups across North Yorkshire are being urged to claim their slice of a fund to promote recycling.
 


 


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