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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 11 June 2010

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

Festival Fever has hit Grassington!

Friday 11 June
THE festival kicks off tonight with the Opening Carnival and Ceremony which sets off at 5.30 and finishes in the square at 6.30 followed by some funky music from ace band Panjumby to get us all in the mood!

Support for walkers

Friday 11 June
VISITORS to Richmondshire’s two Tourist Information Centres are being urged to put on their walking boots!

Sustainable rail access to Yorkshire Dales visitor hot spot

Thursday 10 June
TRANSPORT planner JMP has been commissioned by the Yorkshire Dales Railway Museum Trust (YDRMT) to establish the benefits to be gained from reconnecting the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway to the main line network at Skipton.

Hundreds of Farms across the UK are opening their doors to members of the public

Thursday 10 June
Care about your food? That’s the message from farmers across the country, as they prepare to open their farm gates on Open Farm Sunday (13 June 2010).

Boycott on new GM crop talks

Wednesday 9 June
THE surprise Coalition interest in genetically modified crops – the so-called "Frankenstein foods" – has been met with resistance from a raft of conservation bodies opposed to their introduction in Britain.

Country skills training for Dales youngsters

Wednesday 9 June
APPLICATIONS are being invited from young Yorkshire Dales people anxious to start a career in the countryside – a scheme which has already received the enthusiastic backing of several Dales organisations.

A Skipton staycation

Monday 7 June
FOR a super staycation summer head to Skipton this year!

Mystery tour to see magical badgers

Monday 7 June
THE Forestry Commission is offering nature lovers a close encounter with a badger.


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