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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 05 June 2009

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

Victorian machinery comes back to life at Yorkshire Dales mill

Friday 05 June
VISITORS to Gayle Mill, near Hawes in Wensleydale, are in for a rare treat this summer. On Sunday (7th June), and on the first Sunday of each month until October, there are two special sessions when the Victorian machinery is to be brought back to life and used to make a variety of products such as would have been made at the Mill in its heyday.

Urgent quest for set-aside replacement

Thursday 04 June
TWO years after it was abandoned, the benefits to wildlife of the EU’s controversial land set-aside scheme has finally been recognised – and three different English countryside organisations are asking that some sort of substitute scheme is put in place.

100 000 see Malham Peregrines

Tuesday 02 June
PEREGRINE falcons nesting in Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are a real crowd puller – and that’s official.

Down on the farm this Sunday

Tuesday 02 June
HUNDREDS of farmers throughout England will throw open their gates this Sunday (June 7) so that town’s folk – and children in particular – can see what actually happens down on the farm.

Watch the birdie: ban DIY

Monday 01 June
PEOPLE tempted by the fine weather to start outdoor DIY projects are being asked to hold back until September – to protect bird chicks which might till be in their nests in buildings or nearby trees and bushes.


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