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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 16th March

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

Rural heavyweights get behind young city farmers scheme

Friday 16 March 2007
THREE of the biggest names in countryside affairs - the CLA, the Royal Agricultural College and The Black Farmer - are set to work together to stage a new Scheme aimed at opening up a rural way of life to young city dwellers.

Indie chart success for Yorkshire Dales group

Friday 16 March 2007
THE wealth of musical talent across our regions is considerable, but determination has paid off for one Yorkshire Dales group as their song took the top spot in an American indie chart.

Rural crime concerns aired at national conference

Thursday 15 March 2007
THE head of a leading countryside campaign group has been giving his views on the scourge of crime in rural areas - a subject that rouses strong feelings in many country folk who feel sidelined by police forces that concentrate on urban areas.

Skipton Battle of Britain memorial flight

Thursday 15 March 2007
RESIDENTS of Skipton will be treated to a rare sight on St. George's Day next month as a Lancaster bomber flies up the valley to commemorate the loss of a similar plane and its crew on the outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales town in the Second World War.

No more stars in your eyes for Yorkshire folk

Wednesday 14 March 2007
GAZING upon a star filled sky above the Yorkshire Dales landscape is truly a sight to behold, yet fewer and fewer people are able to see this natural wonder.

Alsace wine producer to visit Yorkshire Dales

Wednesday 14 March 2007
A YORKSHIRE DALES based specialist wine outlet is set to combine the continental with the oriental later this month with a mouth watering food and drink event.

Open day for Craven's Great War Website

Tuesday 13 March 2007
FOLLOWING on from the successful launch of a website commemorating the part played in the Great War by men and women from the Craven district of the Yorkshire Dales, a local community projects group is set to hold a free event later this month with members of the public invited to learn more about the site and the mammoth research task behind it.

Journeying into the past - the time travellers of North Yorkshire

Tuesday 13 March 2007
CHILDREN from two Yorkshire Dales primary schools are swapping their desks for front-row seats in a time machine to unlock the secrets of the past.

Rare praise for new heritage laws, but...

Monday 12 March 2007
PLANS to increase protection for English heritage sites brought rare praise for the Government from one of its sternest critics, the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England.

Ethical fashion show raises hundreds for West Craven hospice

Monday 12 March 2007
AN ethical food and fashion show aimed at highlighting the range of Fairtrade products available across West Craven has raised hundreds of pounds for a local charity.


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