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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 16 July 2010

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

School work on display in National Park

Friday 16 July
SCHOOL pupils have been putting their practical skills to the test to create special plaques to mark a long-distance trail that runs through the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

School meals boost for North Yorkshire food producers

Friday 16 July
THE organisation responsible for providing school meals across North Yorkshire has demonstrated once again its commitment to the county's food producers.

Up, up and away

Thursday 15 July
THE skies above Ripon this Saturday afternoon (July 17th) will be capturing the attention of anyone looking heavenwards as masses of balloons will be released at the racecourse to mark the official start of the 2010 Yorkshire Racing Summer Festival.

Walks Around Bronte Country book published

Thursday 15 July
PUBLISHED by the Dalesman a new book by Colin Speakman Walks Around Bronte Country is one in a series of books specially for those who like to get out and about in Yorkshire the easy way.

Outreach work earns dales award

Wednesday 14 July
THE 2010 Ken Willson award was presented in Kettlewell on Saturday (10th July) to Nurjahan Ali Arobi by the Yorkshire Dales Society.

Facelift for vintage road signs

Wednesday 14 July
OLD road signs in the Yorkshire Dales are being given a wash and brush up.

Launch of new rural housing campaign

Tuesday 13 July
A MAJOR new campaign to press for the building of thousands of low-cost houses in rural areas is launched today as a joint venture between developers and several countryside protection bodies.

Cavers help tidy up the countryside

Tuesday 13 July
CAVERS have been busy again improving the appearance of the countryside.

Tenant farmers at Great Yorks Show

Monday 12 July
THE Tenant Farmers Association is setting up a stand at the Great Yorkshire Show this week to continue its campaign for more recognition of the contribution that its members make to producing Britain’s food.

Artist goes on show at Malham

Monday 12 July
THE Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s National Park Centre in Malham is staging an exhibition of abstract work by Skipton artist Susan Duffey.


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