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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 15 May 2009

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

Sunday buses return to northern Yorkshire Dales

Friday 15 May
A SUNDAY bus service will once again operate in Swaledale from this weekend.

Yorkshire Dales Players on the road for charity

Friday 15 April
Following the resounding successful of their event program last year, a group of dales based are once again embarking on another ‘Players on the Road’ tour for 2009.

Conservation plan for Leyburn goes on display

Thursday 14 May
AN EXHIBITION is underway to help Richmondshire District Council preserve and enhance Leyburn’s special architectural and historical character.

Charity t-shirt sales help to plant hundreds of trees

Thursday 14 April
SHOPPERS in Northallerton can help raise money to plant scores of trees by buying charity t-shirts at the town’s Dorothy Perkins store with money from the sales donated to the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity, the Woodland Trust.

More grants for “green” farming

Wednesday 13 May
FARMERS not yet taking part in Defra’s environmental stewardship schemes – which already have 35,000 participants – are being offered new grants to protect the countryside, it was announced yesterday.

Wanted: rural businesses “bucking the trend”

Wednesday 13 April
THE OWNERS of small rural businesses which are “bucking the trend” are being invited to enter a county-wide competition with an aim to inspire other companies with new ideas to fight the recession.

Million pound grant for Ilkley moor

Monday 11 May
A £1 million government grant to help maintain and restore fire-damaged areas of Ilkley Moor is announced today (May 11) by Natural England, one of two major awards to improve two of the most famous moors in Yorkshire.

Mass exodus from rural villages

Monday 11 April
ONE hundred thousand young people under the age of 35 will be forced to leave their local villages in the next three yeas, driven out by soaring house prices.


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