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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 07 August 2009

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

Independent supermarket ombudsman is a must - CLA

Friday 07 August
COUNTRYSIDE organisation the CLA is throwing its weight behind the Competition Commission’s formal recommendation that the Government should establish a Supermarket Ombudsman.
 

Dales districts join forces to tackle domestic abuse

Friday 07 August
HAMBLETON and Richmondshire have joined forces in their bid to tackle domestic abuse.
 

Live music at Richmond Castle

Thursday 06 August
RICHMOND Castle will host an event with a very modern twist later this month as young people take over for a night of live music.
 

Join in the 6th annual Pendle Walking Festival

Thursday 06 August
THOUSANDS of walkers will be making their way to Pendle this September, to join in the district’s annual Walking Festival.
 

Cash needed to fight Dales windfarm appeal

Wednesday 05 August
OPPONENTS of plans to build a giant windfarm near Gargrave in the Yorkshire Dales are appealing for funds to mount a legal challenge, a fight which could cost “tens of thousands of pounds.”
 

Waterwheels plan for National Park

Wednesday 05 August
WATERWHEELS could be turning again all over the Yorkshire Dales National Park if a scheme to generate electricity is backed by landowners and residents.
 

Bringing back the elms

Tuesday 04 August
THE LOSS of hundreds of thousands of trees to Dutch elm disease was one of the biggest landscape disasters ever suffered in Britain – but plans are underway to mark the 30th anniversary of a nationwide campaign to fill the gap.
 

Oyez! Oyez! Barnoldswick hosts national town crier contest

Tuesday 04 August
OVER 20 town criers from all across the UK will be making their way to Barnoldswick this weekend.
 

Competitors challenged to great cancer relay

Monday 03 August
ANTI-CANCER campaigners are seeking competitors and sponsors wanting to take part in the world’s biggest fund raising event. It is open to anyone – particularly people who have survived cancer – who can run, walk, skip or even crawl round a short course in Skipton’s Aireville Park.
 

Art panels reflect Bedale’s history

Monday 03 August
IMPRESSIVE new art panels are to be installed in Bedale’s Assembly Rooms – designed by local students.
 


 


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