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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 21 August 2009

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

Rowing record attempt

Friday 21 August
THIRSK gym regular, Julian Norton, will this month attempt to break the British record for a 100,000 metre indoor row.

Rural areas miss out on market towns recession fund

Friday 21 August
THE Commision for Rural Communities are deeply disappointed that the government’s recently announced £3 million Town Centre Initiative Fund will fail to reach most rural areas.

A bigger library for Crosshills

Thursday 20 August
NORTH Yorkshire County Council's library at Crosshills is about to be extended to more than twice its size with hugely improved book lending facilities. The new library will also provide better access to face-to-face public services and facilities for local residents to hire for meetings and other community events.

Better deal for rural communities promises South Lakelands council

Thursday 20 August
SOUTH Lakeland District Council is rolling out a raft of measures that it says will help people living in villages and hamlets get a better service from the authority.

North Yorkshire misses out on flooding grants

Wednesday 19 August
NORTH Yorkshire misses out on flooding grants.

Have a say on leisure activities

Wednesday 19 August
CHILDREN and parents in Hambleton are being asked to have their say on future activities held at the district’s leisure centres.

Introducing North Yorkshire police’s newest canine cadets

Tuesday 17 August
NORTH Yorkshire Police's Dog Section unveiled their newest and cuddliest recruits in the fight against crime last week.

Revealing the secrets of Richmondshire’s history

Tuesday 17 August
A RARE opportunity for people to visit Richmondshire heritage venues not normally open to the public is on offer from 10 to 13 September.

Future discussed as thirtieth anniversary is reached

Monday 17 August
YORKSHIRE Dales National Park Authority will be presenting plans for the future of the Dales Countryside Museum.

Dales hard hit for broadband “not-spots”

Monday 17 August
THE Yorkshire Dales fair particularly badly in a national survey of rural areas which have poor connections for high-speed broadband access – the so called broadband “not spots.”


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