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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 27 February

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

New season of Rural Arts ON Tour performances

Friday 27 February
A new season of Rural Arts On Tour begins in March, bringing theatre, music and comedy to village halls and other community venues throughout North Yorkshire.

Awards for long-serving gamekeepers

Thursday 26 February
NOMINATIONS are being invited from estate owners and managers to select long-serving gamekeepers and river bailiffs for some of the countryside’s most prestigious awards.

Young motorcyclists ramp up preparations for the coming year

Thursday 26 February
MOTORCYCLING experts have been checking their bikes as they get ready to celebrate their third anniversary.

Government house building plans “fantasy” – CPRE

Tuesday 24 February
GOVERNMENT targets to build three million homes in the next decade despite the credit crunch are today described as “fantasy” by one of countryside’s most respected conservation groups..

"Restoration" restored!

Tuesday 24 February
Comedian Griff Rhys Jones returned to Gayle Mill in the Yorkshire Dales last week (11 February) to film an update programme for the BBC “Restoration” series which ran between 2003 and 2006.

County councils selling off farm holdings

Monday 23 February
COUNTY councils throughout England – including North Yorkshire – are contemplating selling off parts of their farm holdings to raise money to help them through the credit crunch and cuts in Government grants.

Competition to find best places in Yorkshire

Monday 23 February
A major new competition has been launched to find the most popular spots in James Herriot’s Yorkshire.


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