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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 02 October 2009

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

Rural Arts On Tour Autumn Season starts

Friday 2 October
THE NEW Autumn season of Rural Arts On Tour is now underway bringing theatre, music and comedy to village halls and other community venues throughout North Yorkshire.
 

Rosie takes top place

Friday 2 October
A THREE piece band from Pateley Bridge retained their top slot at this month’s Battle of the Bands in Northallerton.
 

Politicians must create proper rural manifesto – CLA

Thursday 1 October
LANDOWNERS, farmers and rural business leaders need a proper manifesto from politicians to plan a profitable future for the countryside, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) demanded yesterday.
 

Fun and games for the Halloween weekend

Thursday 1 October
COMPETITIVE youngsters are being invited to a games festival in Northallerton over the Halloween weekend.
 

“Re-wilding” plans raise alarm

Wednesday 30 September
SUGGESTIONS by Defra secretary Hilary Benn that parts of the countryside could be “re-wilded” by re-introducing species like lynx and elk have been attacked by the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).
 

Staff show their artistic side

Wednesday 30 September
YORKSHIRE folk are the most knowledgeable vegetable gardeners in mainland Britain, according to the Soil Association, the organic food body. Only the people of mainly agricultural Northern Ireland know more, according to the association’s latest survey.
 

Leaders wanted for EcoTeams in Craven

Tuesday 29 September
A NEW project is being launched in Craven to help people reduce their impact on the environment – and cut their household bills.
 

Staff show their artistic side

Tuesday 29 September
ART LOVERS working for the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) have been given the chance to exhibit their own work or their favourite pieces by others.
 

CLA demands “joined up” soil policy from Defra

Monday 28 September
THE GOVERNMENT’S new soil policy, which lays down strict new rules about the amount of fertiliser farmers can use on their land, fails to make the necessary link between environmental improvements and the need to secure Britain’s future food supply, says the Country Land and Business Association.
 

Northern Chamber Orchestra back in Settle on 8th October

Monday 28 September
NORTH CRAVEN is eagerly awaiting the return of the Northern Chamber Orchestra to the Victoria Hall on Thursday 8th October with internationally renowned cellist, Raphael Wallfisch.
 


 


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