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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 28 August 2009

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

Get walking in Thirsk

Friday 28 August
A NEW walking guide launched in Thirsk this week means each of Hambleton’s market towns is now covered by the innovative ‘walking to health’ scheme.

National Taste of Game Week

Friday 28 August
THERE will plenty of opportunities for food lovers to enjoy British game meat during National Taste of Game Week this November.

Vote for your Yorkshire Dales National Park cultural icon

Thursday 27 August
YORKSHIRE Dales National Park Authority is on a quest to find the National Park’s greatest cultural icons and is calling a public vote to help decide.

Calendar Girl launches Friends of the Three Peaks

Thursday 27 August
CALENDAR Girl Angela Baker has become the first person to join a new group aimed at helping to preserve Yorkshire’s beautiful Three Peaks.

New row looms mover countryside access

Wednesday 26 August
FARMERS and landowners are worried that another town-v-country row is looming over new calls for access to rivers by canoeists, coastal paths through private land by ramblers, and demands that livestock grazing should be restricted in fields where people walk.

Civic leaders got a sneak preview of Thirsk’s new £600,000 gym

Wednesday 26 August
MEMBERS of Hambleton District Council and the Thirsk and Sowerby Swimming Baths Charity checked out the Thirsk Swimming Pool facility.

A prickly sense of humour

Tuesday 25 August
THE FUNNIEST joke voted at this years Edinburgh Festival Fringe has raised little more than a wry smile from one of Britain’s most active conservation bodies – because it is too close to the knuckle – or prickle in this case.

Progress on missing link of the Pennine Bridleway

Tuesday 25 August
WORK is progressing on the latest phase of improvements to the Pennine Bridleway National Trail in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Calendar Girls join Victorian players

Monday 24 August
THE CALENDER Girls are joining forces with Penny Plain Theatre Company for a Victorian Extravaganza to raise funds for Leukaemia Research on Sunday September 13th.

Events masterclass

Monday 24 August
FESTIVALS and events organisers in Hambleton and Richmondshire are being invited to take part in a special networking event later this year.


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