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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 14 August 2009

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

Birds pay flying visit to Thirsk

Friday 14 August
YOUNGSTERS in Thirsk were treated to a special demonstration as part of the District Council's Hyper Holidays activity programme.

More chances for public to give views on health

Friday 14 August
AROUND 2,000 people have so far responded to a survey about health services as part of NHS North Yorkshire and York’s summer road show.

Richmond castle hosts live music

Thursday 13 August
YOUNG people will be taking over Richmond Castle next week for a night of live music.

Take in Pendle’s sights with free bike rides

Thursday 13 August
BUDDING cyclists are being urged not to miss out on the last lot of free guided bike rides taking place in Pendle over the next couple of weeks.

Mixed bag for “Glorious Twelfth”

Wednesday 12 August
THE red grouse shooting season opens today on the so-called “Glorious Twelfth” with a mixed bag or reports from grouse moors in the North of England – but the southern Yorkshire Dales is likely to fare better than other areas.

Northallerton charity seeks midnight walkers

Wednesday 12 August
A NORTHALLERTON charity is calling for entrants to its first ever Midnight Walk next month (September).

CLA slams Government food policy

Tuesday 11 August
THE Government’s “new” policy to guarantee the security of our food supplies is not new – and also disguises the real intention to slash future farm incomes, says the highly respected Country Land and Business Association.

Launch of the Friends of the Three Peaks

Tuesday 11 August
THE beautiful Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales will be at the centre of a special event later this month.

Food shortages: grow more, waste less

Monday 10 August
THE environment and food department Defra will today (Monday) launch a campaign to shield the UK from growing worldwide food shortages. The advice: buy local, grow more and waste less.

Horse power to control bracken

Monday 10 August
CONSERVATION experts will be using horsepower to help control the growth of bracken around historical sites in the Yorkshire Dales.


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