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  • National Park hedge laying results

    Lockbank Farm near Sedbergh has hosted the tenth annual Yorkshire Dales National Park Hedge Laying Competition. Date published: 20180115

  • Coming up: Countryside Stewardship advice nights

    Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority farm advisers will be holding events in Hawes, Reeth, Orton, Sedbergh, Cracoe and Settle in the next few weeks, to connect farmers and landowners to new and “streamlined” Countryside Stewardship schemes and grants. Date published: 20180112

  • Book now: Duke of Edinburgh Gold residential

    Young people going for a Gold Duke of Edinburgh award are being invited to discover what it is like to be a Yorkshire Dales National Park Ranger – and get stuck in to a week of practical conservation tasks. Date published: 20180109

  • Apply now to become a ‘Dales Volunteer’

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is recruiting volunteers for the first time in three years. Date published: 20180102

  • “Attracting families” report approved

    Members of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) have formally backed an initiative – which includes a “radical” proposal on second homes – designed to “halt and then reverse” the decline in the number of young people in the Park. Date published: 20171219

  • Bridge over the Lune reopens

    The longest footbridge in the Cumbria part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park – Fisherman’s Bridge near Sedbergh – has been rebuilt and reopened, two years after the original was swept away during Storm Desmond. Date published: 20171218

  • Approval for EE phone mast in Craven

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has granted full planning permission for the installation of an 11 metre high telecommunications pole and associated equipment on Fleets Laithe, north of Hetton, in Rylstone parish. Date published: 20171212

  • New homes decision deferred

    A threat of legal action has led the Planning Committee of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) to defer a decision on whether to grant planning permission for five new, affordable homes in Bainbridge for local people. Date published: 20171212

  • Future of farming group “on hold”

    The work of a “task and finish” group set up to develop proposals for a local approach to farm support post-Brexit has been put on hold. Date published: 20171211

  • Report: ‘Consider five times Council Tax for second homes’

    A report published today on attracting families to the Yorkshire Dales National Park has formally outlined a proposal to increase Council Tax on second homes in the Park. Date published: 20171211

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