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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 7 May 2010

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

Last chance to taste adventure

Friday 7 May
ADVENTURE lovers still have time to book a place at a special event at Yorkshire Water’s Thruscross Reservoir near Harrogate tomorrow (May 8).

A candle in the wind: Chinese lanterns pose a real threat to farm and countryside

Friday 7 May
AS the wedding season gets into full swing the CLA in the North is calling for tighter controls over the use of Chinese Lanterns.

CultureShock Festival makes final call for visual art competition

Thursday 6 May
YOUNG artists across North Yorkshire are being given the chance to submit their work for a county-wide art competition as part of the region's annual youth art festival CultureShock.

Yorkshire Pass to crown jewel attractions

Thursday 6 May
YORKSHIRE’S 209 million visitors a year will now be able to see more of Yorkshire for less following the launch of the UK’s first regional sightseeing pass, the Yorkshire Pass.

Final Checklist for Rural Voters says CLA in the North

Wednesday 5 May
THE CLA says that, as voters in rural constituencies head off to vote in tomorrow’s General Election, they will have the opportunity to tick off mentally some of the key issues our new Government must address – land use, rural business and rural communities.

Snow kidding! Vole boom time in Kielder

Wednesday 5 May
TAWNY owl numbers in Kielder Forest are soaring as the UK’s longest running research project on the bird enters its 30th year.

More flak for rural payments agency

Tuesday 4 May
IN ONE of the strongest condemnations ever issued against a Government body, the Rural Payments Agency has been attacked once again – but this time by all three major farming bodies.

Area Ranger’s 190-mile run for charity

Tuesday 4 May
YORKSHIRE Dales National Park Authority Ranger Matt Neale is training hard for the longest run of his life – 190 miles in under 60 hours.


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