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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 27th April

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

Multi-million pound school approved for dales town

Friday 27 April 2007
A NEW state-of-the-art secondary school for pupils of one Yorkshire Dales town came a step closer this week with the formal granting of planning permission.

Dales public transport boost

Friday 27 April 2007
A NEW campaign has been launched to encourage tourists to use extra public transport facilities when visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Foreign invaders now threaten bluebell

Thursday 26 April 2007
THE long list of English wildlife species being threatened by imported foreigners has added a worrying new victim, the bluebell, very symbol of early summer.

Silver jubilee for Prickles protectors

Thursday 26 April 2007
ONE of Britain's many unique and somewhat eccentric conservation bodies is celebrating its silver jubilee: the British Hedgehog Preservation Society was founded 25 years ago today.

World famous dales viaduct welcomes walkers

Wednesday 25 April 2007
MEMBERS of the public will have a rare opportunity to walk the length of a world famous Yorkshire Dales viaduct this summer.

Death of a Dales 'Giant'

Wednesday 25 April 2007
THE FIRST paid Warden in the Yorkshire Dales has died at the age of 85.

Mascot tour to hits Craven

Monday 23 April 2007
RESIDENTS of Craven should beware this Friday as the Great North Mascot Steeplechase Tour comes to the Yorkshire Dales.

Top Civil Servant visits the Dales

Monday 23 April 2007
A senior Government civil servant has been on a fact-finding visit to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA).

Comet Thatcher To Provide Light Show

Saturday 21 April 2007
LIFE getting you down, want to make a wish on a shooting star - well, Comet Thatcher is here to help. At the back end of April every year, the Earth passes through the dusty tail of Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1 - for those that like these things) providing a respectable meteor shower called The Lyrids.


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