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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 14th September

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

North Yorkshire forest hosts Saxon festival

Friday 14 September 2007
A SPECTACLE of ancient arts and curious crafts dating from Anglo-Saxon days will be on offer in the magical setting of North Yorkshire's Dalby Forest for a three-day Woodland Festival been held this weekend (14-16 September).

Richmondshire park festival hailed as success

Friday 14 September 2007
RICHMONDSHIRE'S first ever Parks Festivals have been hailed a success by organisers.

FMD "disaster" for Northern farmers

Thursday 13 September 2007
ALTHOUGH the latest outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Surrey - a second suspected outbreak is under investigation today - are 250 miles from the Yorkshire Dales, the effect is "a disaster" for Northern farmers, says the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).

Crime meeting for Bedale

Thursday 13 September 2007
RESIDENTS of one Yorkshire Dales town and the surrounding villages are to get a regular chance to question crime experts.

Council Consults on Local Biodiversity Action Plan

Wednesday 12 September 2007
CRAVEN District Council is asking residents to feedback on its draft Local Biodiversity Action Plan (LBAP).

"Concrete kids" never see countryside

Wednesday 12 September 2007
ONE-IN-FIVE British children have never visited the countryside - and thousands of them have no idea where their food comes from, according to a new report.

Dales travellers may hold key to three-year mystery

Tuesday 11 September 2007
RAIL travellers could hold the key which will unlock an investigation that detectives have worked on for three years.

Development destroying countryside peace - CPRE

Tuesday 11 September 2007
ENGLAND'S countryside is being blighted at an enormous rate by development and could be gone entirely in 80 years time, says a major report issued this week. And although the Yorkshire Dales are amongst the quietest places in the UK, they are still under threat.

Milepost project points drivers and walkers in the right direction

Monday 10 September 2007
HISTORIC mileposts in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are being given a facelift in a £10,000 restoration project.

Promoting Dales heritage at Skipton event

Monday 10 September 2007
A REPEAT of last year's highly successful Dales Heritage Fair and seminar will take place in Skipton Town Hall this coming weekend (Sunday September 16).


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