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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 24 September 2010

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

Blooming lovely

Friday 24 September
RIPON Racecourse has certainly reinforced its colloquial title ‘Yorkshire’s Garden Racecourse’, by scooping a Gold Rose Award at the annual Yorkshire in Bloom awardsl.

School dinner on the top of Ingleborough

Friday 24 September
SCHOOL children will be swapping the classroom for the great outdoors next month when they go on a hike in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

It’s a vet’s life

Thursday 23 September
TWO Yorkshire icons have been reunited - through a book!

Flood-hit bridge reopened in National Park

Thursday 23 September
A WELL-used footpath in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has re-opened after repairs were carried out to a flood-damaged bridge.

Unique conference explores climate change in the Dales

Wednesday 22 September
THE future impact of climate change on the Yorkshire Dales will be explored during a day long conference in Grassington this October (9 October 2010). The conference has attracted top speakers who will investigate previous climate-caused changes to the Dales and look forward to how we might cope with more climatic changes in the future.

Facelift for popular footpath

Wednesday 22 September
WHEELCHAIR users and walkers with limited mobility will soon be able to enjoy new views of Upper Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Trees: just what the doctor ordered

Tuesday 21 September
THE National Health Service is drawing up plans to plant 1.3 million trees on its hospital and health centre lands after research has shown that trees not only improve staff morale but can also speed up patient recovery times.

‘Craven Scar’, book launch in Northallerton and Richmond

Tuesday 21 September
‘Craven Scar’, the fourth novel by Susan Parry and the latest in her ‘Yorkshire Dales Mysteries Series’ will be launched during September at signings in Northallerton and Richmond.

Insurance talks for flood victims

Monday 20 September
WITH thousands of home owners in flood-risk areas facing the possibility of having their home insurance policies withdrawn in three years time, Government officials and representatives of the insurance industry are working on a new insurance “road map” which will provide some sort of cover.

Gayle mill hosts cotton industry lecture

Monday 20 September
A RARE opportunity to learn about the cotton industry during the 18th and 19th centuries will be available at Gayle Mill near Hawes on Saturday, 23 October at 2.00pm.


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