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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 11 September 2009

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

Richmondshire has got talent!

Friday 11 September
THREE Richmondshire teenagers are heading for the finals of a regional talent show.

Advice on historic buildings

Friday 11 September
OWNERS and occupiers of historic buildings in the Yorkshire Dales National Park will have the chance next month to pick up tips and advice on ways of keeping their properties in excellent condition.

Come-back for open cast coal

Thursday 10 September
COUNTRYSIDE campaigners have launched a blistering attack on the Government for a policy which most people thought had been dismissed some fifty years ago: opencast coal mining.

Richmondshire’s best views

Thursday 10 September
AN INNOVATIVE competition has revealed a wealth of places in Richmondshire that local people want to see protected.

Organic farms: mixed blessing for birds

Wednesday 09 September
A MAJOR survey of the benefits for bird populations on organic farms has proved a mixed bag for supporters of chemical free agriculture: some species thrive but “it does not hold all the answers” for others.

Out of the comfort zone

Wednesday 09 September
WHAT do you expect when you travel? Elegant holidays, sun, sand and sex? Or do you like roughing it?

Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group launched

Tuesday 08 September
SWAAG is a newly formed group of enthusiasts in the northernmost Yorkshire Dales who plan to contribute to the knowledge base of the history of our dales through the full range of archaeological activity.

Go Dales! goes ahead

Tuesday 08 September
GO DALES!, a three-year initiative launched last year by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA), has had the next two years’ investment confirmed to continue its work with young people in and around the National Park.

Settle-Carlisle Railway feature in short listed entries

Tuesday 08 September
Initiatives from the Settle-Carlisle Railway feature in the short listed entries for the Community Rail Awards 2009, the winners of which will be announced on Friday, 25 September.

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s climate change game

Monday 07 September
A NEW online game has been launched that aims to increase awareness of the effects of climate change in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

'Choice based lettings' launched

Monday 07 September
PEOPLE applying for affordable housing across North Yorkshire could benefit from a new approach to letting council and housing association homes in the future.


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