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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 13th July

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

Taking skills to the hills

Friday 13 July 2007
A state-of-the-art mobile classroom that will take computer training to the remotest reaches of the Yorkshire Dales has been officially launched at this weeks' Great Yorkshire Show.

MD heralds new era for dales hotels

Friday 13 July 2007
SEVERAL well established Yorkshire Dales hotels and restaurants are set to enter a new era as a new Managing Director joins the team.

Thousands gear up for Big Bike Bonanza

Thursday 12 July 2007
UP TO 1,000 pushbikes are expected to hit the streets of one Yorkshire Dales village on Friday as school pupils pedal their way to a fitter future.

Fears growing of green belt confrontation

Thursday 12 July 2007
COUNTRYSIDE campaigners believe that a bitter clash is looming with the Government over growing fears that greenbelt land is to be turned over to property developers in the rush to build more affordable home.

Benn to cut CLA cake

Wednesday 11 July 2007
THE NEWLY appointed environment and food secretary Hilary Benn will make a gesture of conciliation to farmers and landowners yesterday (July 10) as he cut a specially baked birthday cake to mark the 100th anniversary of the Country Land and Business Association.

National park launches website survey

Wednesday 11 July 2007
INTERNET users who click on to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority's (YDNPA) website are being given the chance to say what they think about it.

Make all England national park - Bill Bryson

Tuesday 10 July 2007
FORMER Yorkshire Dales national park resident Bill Bryson, the famous American author, today calls for the whole of England to be made into a national park.

Preserving Pateley Bridge conservation area

Tuesday 10 July 2007
PEOPLE with an interest in protecting the unique character of the Pateley Bridge area of the Yorkshire Dales will be attending a workshop tomorrow (11 July), in which they will start an appraisal of the Conservation Area.

Public transport at heart of Great Yorkshire Show travel plans

Monday 09 July 2007
ORGANISERS of the Great Yorkshire Show are urging visitors and exhibitors to consider alternatives to driving to the event which starts tomorrow.

Winning ladies at Ripon races

Monday 09 July 2007
IN A year where the weather has blighted many racing fixtures and on a day when thunderstorms lashed only a few miles away, Ladies Day at Ripon Races was blessed with a fine afternoon.


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