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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 6th October

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

A mothers plea as family remember their murdered daughter

Friday 06 October 2006
THERE is a poignant reminder today of one family's' search for justice as they remember their daughter, Jenny Nicholl, on what would have been the murdered Richmond woman's 21st birthday.

North Yorkshire takes up rural Post Office challenge

Friday 06 October 2006
JUST a week after a damning report from the charity Age Concern accused the government of standing by and allowing rural Post offices to close, the battle to save them is set to be taken up by members of North Yorkshire County Council who will debate the issue next week.

Kilnsey Park opens its doors to nurture the native Nutkin

Thursday 05 October 2006
WITH their distinctive russet fur, tufted ears and twitching tail, a Red Squirrel is a captivating sight in the woodland of the UK, yet their numbers are continuing to decline and as Red Squirrel Week draws to close a Yorkshire Dales wildlife park is set to offer visitors a chance to see this enigmatic creature up close.

North Yorkshire farmers get support to start online businesses

Thursday 05 October 2006
A PROJECT to give farmers in North Yorkshire the tools they need to create an online business has been launched by Regional Development Agency Yorkshire Forward.

Help for Yorkshire Dales historic house owners

Thursday 05 October 2006
OWNING an historic house can be a great pleasure - but also a potential nightmare when its comes to the cost of upkeep and the need from time to time to employ rare craftsmen who can work with ancient materials and skills to specifications laid down by English Heritage.

Ingleton set to come alive for annual Folk Weekend

Thursday 05 October 2006
THE streets of one Yorkshire Dales town will be filled with the sound of music from tomorrow as it hosts its annual Folk Weekend.

Harrogate company to raise money for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Wednesday 04 October 2006
THE life-saving team at the Yorkshire Air Ambulance are set to benefit from a fundraising event being held tomorrow (5 October) In Harrogate.

Protests as Tesco juggernaut rolls on

Wednesday 04 October 2006
THE announcement yesterday that the half-yearly-profits of the retail giant Tesco had passed the £1 billion mark was greeted with joy in the City of London but withy dismay by farmers and the owners of hundreds of small businesses in country towns.

Beauty of Yorkshire Dales captured on canvas

Wednesday 04 October 2006
AN internationally acclaimed artist is revisiting his childhood roots as his latest work celebrating the history and heritage of the "journeys of hope" undertaken by the old Yorkshire Dales sheep drovers goes on display in Hawes.

Magic of Christmas coming early to Thirsk

Wednesday 04 October 2006
IT MAY still seem a long way off but one visitor attraction in the northern dales is preparing to celebrate to the magic of Christmas next month - and organisers are looking for help to do so from local residents.

Charity boost for Yorkshire Dales crafts

Tuesday 03 October 2006
FIVE new places for Dales people wishing to learn traditional countryside crafts are available this week, thanks to the work of a group of charities which have raised grants to support the trainees as they study at Craven College, Skipton.

Glider pilot dies in Dales accident

Tuesday 03 October 2006
A MAN has died following what appears to be a mid air collision between two gliders over the Yorkshire Dales.

Chairs for hair plea from Dales thespians

Tuesday 03 October 2006
THE budding thespians of a Yorkshire Dales based theatre group are appealing for help in creating the set of their latest production - and their call goes out to all local hairdressers.

Natural England arrives with a whimper

Monday 02 October 2006
THE Government's latest countryside quango, Natural England">Natural England, officially came into being yesterday (Sunday) - but with an almost inaudible whimper rather than a bang, as we forecast two months ago.

Theatre comes to Northallerton

Monday 02 October 2006
THREE theatre companies are visiting Northallerton this autumn and are set to provide entertainment for people of all ages without the need for long car journeys to the larger neighbouring towns that can so often be necessary when living in the Yorkshire Dales.


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