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  • Permission granted for more community-led housing

    Date published: 20190212

  • Enforcement against Hawes caravan site

    Bainbridge Ings Caravan and Campsite just outside of Hawes is to be served an enforcement notice, after new owners installed “wholly alien features within the landscape”. Date published: 20190212

  • Embsay Nature Reserve made more accessible

    Craven College students and local volunteers have re-surfaced paths at Embsay with Eastby Nature Reserve, creating a more accessible green space for the community, with support from the National Park Authority’s Area Ranger and the Sustainable Development Fund (SDF). Date published: 20190129

  • Out now: Full Dark Skies Festival programme

    Next month’s Dark Skies Festival will see the first public screening in the UK of a thought provoking documentary highlighting the enormous impact of light pollution on the world’s population, wildlife and the environment. Date published: 20190128

  • DCM tells the cover story

    Striking homemade quilts – which covered the beds of Dalesmen and women before the coming of the duvet – are to go on display at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes. Date published: 20190128

  • Ranger completes Pennine Way ‘ultra-marathon’

    Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority ranger Matt Neale has run the length of the Pennine Way over six days to finish thirteenth overall in the Montane Spine Race. Date published: 20190118

  • National Park hedge laying results 2019

    Low Wilkinson Farm in Howgill has hosted the eleventh annual Yorkshire Dales National Park Hedge Laying Competition. Date published: 20190108

  • New exhibition: ‘A postcard home’

    Evocative landscape photographs tell the personal story of a Leicestershire fire fighter’s travels in the Dales, in the latest free exhibition at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s ‘Yoredale’ office in Bainbridge. Date published: 20190108

  • Westmorland Dales win Lottery support

    The Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme has been awarded a National Lottery grant of £2.27 million, it was announced today. A total of 21 projects will be delivered by a partnership of organisations over a four year period. These will aim to reveal, conserve and celebrate the rich geology, wildlife, cultural heritage and spectacular limestone landscapes of the Westmorland Dales. The area lies to the north of the Howgill Fells in Cumbria, extending over 200 sq km from Maulds Meaburn in the north to Tebay in the south-west and Ravenstonedale in the south-east. Date published: 20190108

  • Coming up: farm advice meetings

    Evening meetings for upland farmers on grants and stewardship schemes are to be held during the next few weeks in Buckden, Hawes, Settle, Sedbergh, Orton and Reeth. Date published: 20190107

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