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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 4 June 2010

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

New Bridleway for the Eden Valley

Friday 4 June
AFTER a 20 year battle for funding, the British Horse Society has secured the funding to open a bridleway in the Eden Valley.

Farmers in danger of scoring environmental own goal

Friday 4 June
THE Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) expressed serious concerns that 40 per cent of farmers do not intend to participate in the Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE), set up to retain the environmental benefits of the abolished set aside scheme, according to the latest Defra survey.

First steps in conservation

Thursday 3 June
IT’S never too early to learn about conservation and caring for the environment. North Craven Children's Centre is celebrating National Family Week by running a series of conservation workshops for the under fives.

Farm veg "cheaper than supermarket"

Thursday 3 June
THE best-value vegetables are being produced by farm shops in Yorkshire, according to a local food champion.

Views sought on Dales quarry’s future

Wednesday 2 June
RESIDENTS of a picture postcard Yorkshire Dales are being asked to come up with ideas about what to do with the site of an ancient quarry that was abandoned 100 years ago.

Family History Workshop at Craven Museum & Gallery

Wednesday 2 June
EVER wanted to trace your family history but don’t know where to begin?

Escape for “swamped”Dales villages

Tuesday 1 June
HUNDREDS of Yorkshire Dales residents will be keeping their fingers crossed for the next few weeks to discover if their communities have escaped being swamped by massive housing developments ordered by the last government.

Mythbusters shed light on legend in Dalby Forest!

Tuesday 1 June
EXPERTS in Dalby Forest will don the mantel of mythbusters extraordinaire as the Forestry Commission stage the Third Dalbyology Fun Day in the 8,600 acre woodland.


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