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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 8 October 2010

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

Historic buildings in the spotlight

Friday 8 October
OWNERS and occupiers of historic buildings in the Yorkshire Dales National Park will be able to pick up free advice and tips at a special event later this month.

Keeping the honey bees buzzing

Thursday 7 October
A TASK force of experienced bee-keepers is to be created to help hundreds of amateurs who have taken up the hobby to keep their hives safe over winter, the environment department Defra announced today (Oct 7).

Period comedy served by Grassington Players

Thursday 7 October
GRASSINGTON Players have revisited their archives with an acclaimed former favourite for their autumn production. Originally published in 1897 as a short story in a collection by Oscar Wilde, Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime is a black comedy satirising upper-class morality.

Skipton on Swale bridge to be restored to former glory

Wednesday 6 October
NORTH Yorkshire County Council's bridge engineers are set to begin the painstaking work of restoring Skipton on Swale Bridge to its historic glory.

Farmers queue for key conference

Wednesday 6 October
FARMERS in the North of England, worried about the changes sweeping their industry and the demand for ever “greener” agriculture, are queuing up to at attend a key conference to be held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne later this month.

Amateur photography winners revealed

Tuesday 5 October
EARLIER this year Craven Museum & Gallery, in association with The Craven Herald, launched an amateur photography competition. The brief was simple; show Craven at its best and the top 10 would be made into postcards to be sold through the museum gift shop.

Art on wheels across the Dales

Tuesday 5 October
THE Wars of the Roses are to be replaced by the Art of the Roses when a new cycleway opens which will stretch from the Lancashire seaside at Morecambe across Yorkshire.

Harvest Thanksgiving should remind us of food security issues

Monday 4 October
THE CLA in the North is disappointed by findings that less than 20% of people in the UK still celebrate at a Harvest Festival.

Forestry statistics for 2010 published

Monday 4 October
THE latest National Statistics on forestry have been released by the Forestry Commission, in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.


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