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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 03 July 2009

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

Walk guides launced for Hambleton towns

Friday 03 July
Two new walk packs will be launched in Hambleton district of the Yorkshire Dales this summer to guide people around Thirsk and Easingwold.
 

MP’s lobbied to provide cash for village life

Friday 03 July
The regeneration of industrial towns and cities is being held back because of Government pressure to enforce more house building on green field sites, says a major survey published today by the Campaign to Protect Rural England.
 

Welcome back, bent cucumbers

Wednesday 01 July
ONE OF the most ridiculed directives ever issued by the European Union – that bent cucumbers and bananas could not be offered to sale – is scrapped today (July 1) following intense lobbying in Brussels by British MEPs.
 

Greenfield building hits urban regeneration – CPRE

Wednesday 01 July
THE regeneration of industrial towns and cities is being held back because of Government pressure to enforce more house building on green field sites, says a major survey published today by the Campaign to Protect Rural England.
 

£10m boost for river improvements

Tuesday 30 June
ONLY 21% of England’s rivers, streams and lakes are in good condition, according to the EU, and yesterday the environment department Defra announced an extra £10 million grant for projects to make things better.
 

Capture the spirit of the dales

Tuesday 30 June
A FINAL call is going out for amateur and professional photographers to submit their images of the Yorkshire Dales by July 15 to the national ‘Take a View’ competition.
 

Big business from eBay trading

Monday 29 June
ONE of the most dramatic opportunities for building net-based businesses in rural areas in recent years has been the massive growth of the eBay sales network. And North Yorkshire business managers are now being advised how to join the gold rush.
 

Fine Food Festival comes to Haworth

Monday 29 June
CELEBRITY chef Jean-Christophe Novelli will be in Haworth this summer to launch the first Haworth Fine Food Festival.
 


 


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