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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 6th July

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

Gervase Phinn supports Dales Charity

Friday 06 July 2007
FANS of renowned author Gervase Phinn have another opportunity to see him in person tomorrow as he appears at Lakes Leisure in Kendal in support of Dales Charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust.

Ancient woodland vandalised

Friday 06 July 2007
TREE specialists say they have been saddened and sickened by the recent wanton vandalism of ancient trees on private land in one area of the Yorkshire Dales.

Open Access walks in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Thursday 05 July 2007
SPECIAL free guided walks are being staged over the next three months to give more residents and visitors the chance to explore Open Access areas of the Yorkshire Dales.

Recognition for environment winners in Harrogate

Thursday 05 July 2007
OVER 200 representatives from local businesses, schools and community groups attended an environmental awards ceremony in Harrogate on Monday, to showcase of some the most environmentally friendly organisations in the district.

Major financial boost for flood defences

Wednesday 04 July 2007
AS HEAVY rain continued to thunder down over flood-threatened Yorkshire overnight, new environment secretary Hilary Benn was able to make his first dramatic announcement: an extra £200 million for flood defences.

Famous Dales views among artwork on display in Bainbridge

Wednesday 04 July 2007
A NEW art exhibition featuring Yorkshire Dales landscapes has gone on show at the Yoredale offices of the National Park Authority in Bainbridge.

Chart-toppers to headline North Yorkshire festival

Tuesday 03 July 2007
CHART favourites The Holloways are set entertain fans as they headline at a major music and arts festival been held in the Yorkshire Dales this coming weekend.

Farmers worry about vegetarian Defra boss

Tuesday 03 July 2007
THE news that the new boss of the farm and environment department Defra, Hilary Benn, is a vegetarian is causing raised eyebrows amongst Yorkshire livestock farmers - including hill farmers who are already struggling to make a living raising sheep on the uplands of the Yorkshire Dales.

Unique Antique stolen from Yorkshire Dales stately home

Monday 02 July 2007
NORTH YORKSHIRE POLICE are investigating a burglary stately home near Ripon, during which a Chippendale table worth over £100,000 was taken.

Views sought on protecting Middleham heritage

Monday 02 July 2007
RESIDENTS are being asked to give their views on the best way to preserve historic parts of their Yorkshire Dales town.


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