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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 21st July

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

Yorkshire Dales buildings on heritage "at risk" list

Thursday 20 July 2006
A NUMBER of historical listed buildings across the Yorkshire Dales are included in this years' Buildings at Risk Register (BAR) published this month by English Heritage.

Road surface victory for farmers

Thursday 20 July 2006
FARMERS and landowners have won an important victory against an Environment Agency ruling which would have been a disaster for the recycling of huge quantities of waste created during surface work on roads.

Countryside could "implode" - CLA

Wednesday 19 July 2006
THE English countryside and its local communities could "implode" unless Government policy changes, the Country Land and Business Association warns today (July 19).

Heart-felt benefits of watery walk along Dales canal

Wednesday 19 July 2006
MAKE the most of the glorious sunshine with a picturesque stroll along the Leeds and Liverpool canal this summer - that is the message from British Waterways as the organisation responsible for the country's network of canals is encouraging local people to soak up the atmosphere and get in touch with the environment by taking a leisurely saunter alongside the canal and nearby rivers.

Yorkshire Dales teenagers in sporting contest

Wednesday 19 July 2006
YORKSHIRE DALES teenagers will be pitting their sporting wits against each other this summer in a brand new competition.

Heatwave warnings for countryside

Tuesday 18 July 2006
COUNTRYSIDE organisations throughout Britain are growing increasingly concerned about the potential downside of the current Heatwave, including increased fire risks and the threat to wildlife.

Cycling stars gear up to race around Colne

Tuesday 18 July 2006
THE country's top cyclists, including last year's winner and World champion Chris Newton, are preparing to do battle around the streets of Colne tomorrow (Wednesday 19 July).

North Yorkshire children on a mission to read

Tuesday 18 July 2006
INSPIRING young people to read their way through the school holidays in a top-secret Summer Reading Challenge is the plan from county education bosses as they aim for youngsters across North Yorkshire to have their school holidays booked up as part of a nationwide library promotion.

Appleby cafes and hotels stub out smoking

Tuesday 18 July 2006
MOST of Appleby's cafes and restaurants are now totally smokefree even though the government's ban on smoking does not come into force until next year.

5,000 cool down at Ilkley Lido

Tuesday 18 July 2006
AS temperatures soared this past weekend, some 5,000 people flocked to one Yorkshire Dales spa town to take advantage of its outdoor facilities and some welcome relief from the blazing sunshine.

Hague on dual national park mission

Monday 17 July 2006
Conservative Shadow Foreign Secretary and Richmond MP William Hague will be in Wensleydale this Friday (July 21) on a dual-purpose mission: to open the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority's purpose-built office complex at Bainbridge and launch a series of park-wide events to mark National Parks Week, which starts the same day.

Yorkshire Dales businesses learn how to cut the red tape

Monday 17 July 2006
Yorkshire Dales businessmen have being joining with colleagues from across North Yorkshire in learning how to bid for profitable contracts with the public sector, and at the same time have heard that the red-tape which often deters smaller companies is somewhat of a myth.

Cash to help little ideas grow in Yorkshire Dales National Park

Saturday 15 July 2006
SMALL community projects planned by local people, businesses or voluntary groups in the Yorkshire Dales National Park could receive a financial helping hand this year.


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