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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 8th September

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

Report points to threats for Yorkshire Dales geology

Friday 08 September 2006
BRITAIN'S geological heritage - including Limestone areas of the Yorkshire Dales - should be celebrated and its protection placed at the heart of environmental planning according to a newly published report.

Yorkshire Dales Youth Hostel set to go under the hammer

Friday 08 September 2006
A YORKSHIRE DALES Youth Hostel is set to go under the auctioneers hammer later this month as its parent association sells the building off to partly fund a restructuring programme.

Multi-million pound school plan for Yorkshire Dales town

Thursday 07 September 2006
A multi-million pound school combining state-of-the-art teaching provision with the very latest in green technology is to be built in the Yorkshire Dales - and used as a model for the future.

More visitors than ever before see Malham Falcons

Thursday 07 September 2006
MORE than 3,500 schoolchildren were among the record-breaking 28,464 people who visited Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales National Park this year to watch a family of peregrine falcons in action.

Autumn fun in the Yorkshire Dales

Thursday 07 September 2006
AS Autumn fast approaches and the main tourism season draws to a close September sees a real mixture of seasonal fun and crafts in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Yorkshire Dales Hospital to open its doors

Wednesday 06 September 2006
IF you are a fan of hospital dramas like Casualty or Holby City then this is the event for you!

Mammoth ride for Dales National Park worker

Wednesday 06 September 2006
A Yorkshire Dales National Park officer has just got back to work after a cycle ride of a lifetime - straight across the USA.

Shap residents shape future of rural Post Office services

Tuesday 05 September 2006
WITH the Government set to launch its public consultation on the future of the rural Post Office network this Autumn a number of people from our region with an interest in the network have had an early chance to say what issues they want covering by the consultation.

Organic mills grind faster

Tuesday 05 September 2006
THE ever-growing boom in organic food production takes a major step forward in Yorkshire tomorrow (September 6) with the opening of a new corn mill which will grind organic wheat from local farmers using brand-new methods to achieve the sort of flour produced for centuries before industrial-scale milling was introduced.

Farmer Tom promotes British wool in Harrogate

Tuesday 05 September 2006
DESPITE a price crash in the mid 1990's wool remains an important source of income for many Yorkshire Dales farmers; and as the shearing season comes to an end for another year and wool is prepared for processing the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) is launching a new promotional campaign.

Historic West Craven hall reopens to public

Monday 04 September 2006
ALMOST 450 years after it was first built a historic West Craven building is throwing open its doors once again.

Nature's Formula 1 success

Monday 04 September 2006
THE noise and the huge numbers of spectators associated with Formula 1 motor racing do not normally conjure up visions of a flourishing wildlife - but one of the world's top racing teams has turned its HQ into a nature reserve.


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