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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 24 July 2009

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

Market towns hit hard by recession

Friday 24 July
ENGLAND’S 1,600 market towns have been hard hit by the recession, with unemployment overall rising by a third more than in the nation as a whole, according to new research.
 

Champions challenge in the Yorkshire Dales

Friday 24 July
FORTY young people from Bradford will be stretching their muscles in a series of physical events in the Yorkshire Dales National Park next week.
 

More research needed to double food production – CLA

Thursday 23 July
COUNTRY landowners have welcomed the call by MPs to double food production by 2050 – but say that more investment and research are needed if such an ambitious target is to be met.
 

New artists on show in dales HQ

Thursday 23 July
A NEW art exhibition is being staged in the Bainbridge offices of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.
 

Townie birds love a lie in

Wednesday 22 July
BIRDS which live in towns and cities are lazier than their country cousins and enjoy a daily lie-in, according to the results of a survey by the British Trust for Ornithology.
 

Pendle Walking Festival

Wednesday 22 July
Thousands of walkers will be making their way to Pendle this September, to join in this year’s Pendle Walking Festival.
 

Big fight back for avian featherweight

Tuesday 20 July
MOST people believe that Britain’s smallest bird is the Jenny Wren – but in fact the national featherweight champion is the miniscule goldcrest, which measures just over eight centimetres from beak to tail and is half the weight of a wren.
 

Richmondshire to celebrate play day

Tuesday 21 July
COMMUNITIES across the Richmondshire district of the Yorkshire Dales will unite in a day long festival next month – on National Play Day.
 

Fun and games in the Yorkshire Dales

Monday 20 July
TWO days of fun and games have been organised this coming weekend (July 25 & 26) as the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) and the Bolton Abbey Estate join in a special national celebration.
 

Rural business confidence even higher – CLA

Monday 20 July
DESPITE political uncertainty and the credit crunch, confidence in the rural economy continues to grow, according to the latest quarterly survey carried out by the Country Land and Business Association.
 


 


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