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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 16 April 2010

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

Survey to shed light on places of worship at risk of decay

Friday 16 April
ENGLISH Heritage is embarking on the most ambitious attempt yet to assess the condition of the region’s historic places of worship.

Flying start for Gisburn Forest's purpose built mountain bike trail

Friday 16 April
THE Forestry Commission is celebrating its latest successful mountain bike venture on its estate at Gisburn Forest, near Clitheroe, in Lancashire, having recorded over 20,000 visitors to its recently opened trails.

Herriot convention

Thursday 15 April
DELEGATES from across the world are expected to converge on Thirsk later this year for the fourth Herriot Convention.

New grant scheme to help North West's woodland birds

Thursday 15 April
THE Forestry Commission in the North West has launched a new type of grant to encourage landowners to help reverse the decline of the region’s woodland birds.

Osprey couple back together in Kielder

Wednesday 14 April
KIELDER Water & Forest Park’s record breaking ospreys are a couple once again!

Hambleton group one step away from the O2

Wednesday 14 April
ONE of Hambleton’s ‘Battle of The Bands’ winners is in the running for a £30,000 recording contract.

Settle-Carlisle music trains

Tuesday 13 April
ENJOY Live Music and a selection of Real Ale on summer evenings on the spectacular Settle-Carlisle Railway including a ride over the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.

Historic mill featured in Museum exhibition

Tuesday 13 April
THE historic Gayle Mill in Wensleydale will be the centre of attention at a new exhibition opening at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes on Saturday 23 April.

Players invite audience to Follow the Fleece

Monday 12 April
GRASSINGTON Players forthcoming Spring production promises to appeal to Dalesmen and fellow Yorkshiremen alike with a story that is very close to home.

Historic secrets of the National Park revealed

Monday 12 April
ROCK art, mining landscapes and textile mills are among a whole host of topics that will be covered at a special archaeology day school organised by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) on Saturday April 17.


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