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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 09 October 2009

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

£50 million climate change project to be created in Yorkshire

Friday 9 October
A £50 MILLION project that will put Yorkshire at the forefront of research into climate change is to be created in the region.

Train plaque presented to museum

Friday 9 October
A REPLICA name plaque of a special new train serving North Yorkshire was formally presented to The World of James Herriot this week.

A spooky treat for the Children of Hambleton and Richmondshire!

Thursday 8 October
HERRIOT Hospice Homecare is organizing a Halloween themed activity days for children.

Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line new web shop open

Thursday 8 October
FRIENDS of the Settle-Carlisle Line (FoSCL) new on-line shop www.foscl.co.uk is now fully open for business.

Stone donation for Three Peaks Project

Wednesday 7 October
WALKERS will benefit from the first donation of materials to the new Three Peaks Project launched earlier this year by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA).

The Courthouse, Thirsk – something for everyone in the new Autumn programme!

Wednesday 7 October
THE AUTUMN 2009 programme at the newly refurbished Courthouse in Thirsk has now started with a wide range of workshops, performances, exhibition and events and hopefully, something for everyone!

Vital rail link conference

Tuesday 6 October
A CRUCIAL conference for railway supporters has been organised to take place in Skipton next month to press home claims for the re-opening of the 11.5 miles of track linking Yorkshire and Lancashire which was closed – allegedly by accident – in the 1960s.

Claims that UK broadband is “good enough” are absurd says CLA

Tuesday 6 October
CLAIMS by IT multinational Cisco that that the UK’s broadband quality is good enough for today's needs have been described as absurd by the CLA in the North.

Fly-tipping claims raise landowners’ fury

Monday 5 October
A FURIOUS row broke out over the weekend after the environment department Defra issued as press release claiming a big decrease in the rural plague of fly-tipping – because it failed to take into account thousands of incidents of rubbish being dumped on private land.

Power lines vanish from Yorkshire Dales National Park

Monday 5 October
PICTURESQUE views near one of the Yorkshire Dales' most famous peaks could soon look a powerful sight better.


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