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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 30 October 2009

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

Charity furniture to burn

Friday 30 October
FOLLOWING the sudden closure of the Craven Furniture Scheme, the owner of the Sawley Street premises rented by the charity has been left with a unit full of furniture.

Rag rugs go on show

Friday 30 October
RAG rugs will be the centre of attention at the latest display of artists’ work to go on show in the Bainbridge offices of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority next month.

Burn the guy, not Mr Prickles

Thursday 29 October
BONFIRE builders preparing for November 5th are being warned that they could be burning Britain’s favourite mammal, the hedgehog, as well as Guy Fawkes next week.

Search underway for Yorkshire’s finest

Wednesday 29 October
THE HUNT is on for the region’s most promising science and technology businesses to take part in Venturefest Yorkshire 2010 and potentially win prizes worth over £37,000.

Please go down to the woods today...

Wednesday 28 October
THE Woodland Trust is urging people to go down to the woods today – not to see the Teddy Bears’ Picnic but to revel in the best display of autumn colours for many years.

Planting to start for new woodland

Wednesday 28 October
PLANS are being drawn up to plant at least 80 hectares of new woodland in the Yorkshire Dales National Park after a huge response to an appeal for land.

Massive support for “missing” Yorks-Lancs rail link

Tuesday 27 October
AN IMPRESSIVE 222 local council now back the campaign to re-open a vital 11-mile rail link between North Yorkshire and North West England, the Skipton and East Lancs Railway Partnership (SELRAP) announced yesterday.

Help create habitats for wading birds

Tuesday 27 October
NIDDERDALE Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the RSPB have teamed up to help demonstrate to landowners how they can create new habitats for breeding wading birds.

Friends of the Three Peaks go online

Monday 26 October
LOVERS of the Yorkshire Dales now have the chance to help preserve its famous Three Peaks online.

Spooky trouble at Herriot centre

Monday 26 October
VISITORS to the World of James Herriot could be in for some shocks this week!


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