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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 14 May 2010

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

Which icon represents the English countryside to you?

Friday 14 May
IN this collection of original choices, a cast of high profile and well respected commentators reveal their favourite representation of rural England adding personal anecdotes and refreshing insights into what the countryside really means to them.

Textile art at Authority offices

Friday 14 May
AN exhibition of work by textile artist Mary Taylor is being staged in the Bainbridge offices of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority until the end of June.

Legions march on Dalby Forest!

Thursday 13 May
THEY ate dormice, wore sandals and were partial to bathing, but there was nothing soft about the Roman army.

Some sheep are on the pitch…

Thursday 13 May
AS the World Cup approaches, Craven Museum & Gallery opens a new football exhibition.

Drive for more new woodland

Wednesday 12 May
THE Woodland Trust has re-launched its MOREwoods woodland creation programme encouraging landowners to plant more trees on their own land with the charity’s support and, in some cases, funding.

Energy Saving Trust advice centre sparking community action in North Yorkshire

Wednesday 12 May
FUNDED by the Yorkshire Dales LEADER Programme, Sustainability 4 Yorkshire Ltd (S4Y) has teamed up with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority to help local communities to become more sustainable.

Hydro open day in Bainbridge

Tuesday 11 May
SUPPORTERS of the River Bain Hydro scheme are having an Open Day on the village green in Bainbridge on Saturday 22 May which will be launched by Lady Diana Brittan at 12 noon.

Thirsk venue wins the bid to host artists’ films

Tuesday 11 May
FROM over sixty applications nationwide The Old Courthouse, Thirsk, has been selected as a venue to host four artists films over the coming year.

Rural training for Dales youngsters

Monday 10 May
TWELVE young Yorkshire Dales folk are to be given special training in environmental and countryside management, thanks to a £95,000 grant from the LEADER scheme which backs small-scale improvement schemes in some of the most remote areas of the Dales.

National Park in top 20

Monday 10 May
THE Yorkshire Dales National Park has been named as one of the top 25 UK travel destinations in a new internet poll.


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