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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 2 July 2010

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

Go on safari in Nidderdale AONB

Friday 2 July
NIDDERDALE Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) will be hosting an evening of moorland adventure above Bolton Abbey on Thursday 8th July.

Young people ‘called’ to castle

Friday 2 July
MUSIC is to blast from the ramparts of Richmond Castle again this summer.

Shear fun at this year's Skipton sheep day

Thursday 1 July
FROM a bucking sheep to a milking cow, flock to Skipton this year for some shear family fun at the town’s annual celebration of its historic roots.

Plans to plant 20 million trees

Thursday 1 July
THE Woodland Trust is launching one of the most ambitious projects ever devised by a British charity – a drive to get the public involved in planting 20 million trees.

Countryside quango axed

Wednesday 30 June
THE Coalition Government took its first step yesterday in what is promised to be a massive cull of Labour-created quangos by axing the Commission for Rural Communities.

Students get involved with river sampling

Wednesday 30 June
A GROUP of year 12 students from Ripon Grammar School will be comparing fish and other creatures, such as shrimps and stoneflies, that live in the rivers Laver and Skell on Monday 5 July.

Appraisals out for consultation

Tuesday 29 June
RESIDENTS in Buckden and Clapham are being asked to have their say on how best to help to conserve and enhance the special character of their villages.

Waitrose Contract Win For Wensleydale Creamery's New Blue Cheese

Tuesday 29 June
THE Wensleydale Creamery, at Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, has secured a significant win for its new Jervaulx Blue cheese - a contract with quality food retailer Waitrose.

Peace plan for common land wars

Monday 28 June
BRITAIN’S oldest countryside conservation body has produced a new plan to advise people on how to settle all-too-frequent disputes over the rights of access and use of common land.

Swaledale artists on show

Monday 28 June
SWALEDALE artists Hazel and Vic Smith will be putting samples of their work on show at the Yoredale offices of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) in Bainbridge next week.


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