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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 9 July 2010

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

Trail paints a picture of Turner’s Yorkshire

Friday 9 July
THE famous views of Yorkshire are to be brought to life using the work of renowned British artist JMW Turner.

First public meeting on housing plan

Friday 9 July
MEMBERS of the public are having their say about future plans for housing in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Dead end for walking

Thursday 8 July
BRITAIN'S walking charity highlights the threats to your paths.

The Big Freeze comes to Craven Museum & Gallery Gallery

Thursday 8 July
CRAVEN District Council’s Craven Museum & Gallery, Skipton is inviting families to travel back in time to the Ice Age.

Dales walk raises £10,000 for hill farmers

Wednesday 7 July
A SPONSORED walk through some of the loveliest scenery in the Yorkshire Dales has raised £10,000 to a charity set up to help hard-hit hill farmers.

Judging starts for National Park building competition

Wednesday 7 July
JUDGES have begun the hard task of deciding the winners in the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) Best Building Design Award competition.

New Labour housing plans scrapped

Tuesday 6 July
THE COALITION has scrapped another piece of Labour policy which caused considerable dismay in rural areas by forcing local authorities to allow large-scale housing developments in the face of opposition from local residents.

Area Ranger completes 190-mile charity Coast to Coast ultra run

Tuesday 6 July
YORKSHIRE Dales National Park Authority Ranger Matt Neale has raised more than £7,000 for charity by running 190 miles from St Bee’s Head to Robin Hood’s Bay.

Return of Dales musical prodigy

Monday 5 July
THE Yorkshire Dales have produced a musical prodigy trained at an elite Russian conservatoire and he is back home from St Petersburg to lead a concert in Skipton later this month.

Go back in time in Leyburn

Monday 5 July
VISITORS to Leyburn Tourist Information Centre will be stepping back in time this month.


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