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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 21 May 2010

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

Our Craven - amateur photography competition

Friday 21 May
CRAVEN Museum & Gallery launches amateur photography competition to celebrate Craven.

New cycle route offers economic opportunities for Craven

Friday 21 May
LOCAL Craven businesses and individuals are invited to find out how a new cycling route can benefit both themselves and the District.

Defra: more good news for farming

Thursday 20 May
THE APPOINTMENT of two new junior ministers for the food and environment department Defra is more goof news for the farming community – because all three people at the head of the Labour-created ministry come from farming backgrounds.

Eyes peeled for new bat species

Thursday 20 May
FORESTRY Commission wildlife experts are keeping their eyes peeled for a new species of bat in the region.

New fund to boost water power

Wednesday 19 May
ORGANISATIONS, businesses and individuals wanting to develop small-scale schemes to generate electricity through water power are being given a big boost by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA).

Dales walk to boost hill farm charity

Wednesday 19 May
A CHARITY set up to aid England’s hard-hit hill farmers is staging an invitation walk in the Yorkshire Dales this weekend – and anyone interested is being invited to join in.

Farming back at the heart of Defra

Tuesday 18 May
FARMERS and landowners were this weekend digesting the appointment of a new Secretary of State at the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – and first impressions were good.

2010 Yorkshire rural award winners

Tuesday 18 May
THE winners of the 2010 Yorkshire Rural Awards have been announced, organised by Dalesman and backed by leading business people and community groups across the county.


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