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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 09 May

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

Art offers a different way to discover Yorkshire Dales landscapes.

Friday 09 May 2008
RESIDENTS and tourists alike are to be offered a different way to discover the stunning landscape of England’s most beautiful county.

The paw-print that helped save a Yorkshire Dales railway line

Thursday 08 May 2008
THE Settle-Carlisle railway line is now a hugely popular route through the Yorkshire Dales – but back in the 1980s this scenic line came very near to closure.

Westfalia wins latest bands competition

Thursday 08 May 2008
HARROGATE based band, Westfalia, took top slot in the second ‘Battle of the Bands’ competition held last week in one Yorkshire dales district.

Police seek help to identify Harrogate “Taggers”

Wednesday 07 May 2008
POLICE in Harrogate are asking for the public’s help to identify the vandals behind a spate of graffiti attacks across the town.

Fifty years celebrated – with Yorkshire Dales rescue

Wednesday 07 May 2008
FOUR o’clock on Sunday afternoon saw exactly the fiftieth anniversary of one man’s first call-out as a member of the Cave Rescue Organisation. The Chairman’s speech was made, the bottle of bubbly presented to Brian Boardman, the knife poised to cut the celebratory cake . . . . . . . . . and the phone rang.

Yorkshire Dales farmers fight 4x4 “fashion” taxes

Tuesday 06 May 2008
THE Country Land and Business Association whose members live in some of the most rugged countryside in Britain are furious that their 4x4 vehicles are being equated for road-tax purposes with so-called “Chelsea tractors.”

Group’s artwork goes on display in Dales offices

Tuesday 06 May 2008
A GROUP of artists from the Harrogate and North Leeds areas have taken up the invitation to feature their work in the Bainbridge offices of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) for the next two months.


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