Peregrine falcons causing a stir at Malham Cove

12:44pm Wednesday 1st June 2011

Peregrine falcons nesting in Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are keeping conservation experts guessing.

Walkers benefit from new Mossdale Beck bridge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The bridge under construction

11:43am Wednesday 4th May 2011

Walkers, cyclists and horse riders can now cross Mossdale Beck without getting their feet wet — thanks to a new bridge on Conistone Moor.

Chance to see wild falcons in the Dales

11:11am Thursday 14th April 2011

Visitors to Malham Cove in the Dales National Park will once again be able to watch Peregrine falcons in their natural surroundings.

Funding bid helps save Dales bus routes

11:12am Friday 1st April 2011

Summer bus services linking the district with North Yorkshire beauty spots have been secured for another year, despite a loss of Council funding.

TV show raises hopes for tourist boom

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire

11:15am Wednesday 30th March 2011

The first episode of new TV series The Dales pulled in more than four million viewers this week.

Get online to vote for Dales' Three Peaks

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pen-y-ghent in the Dales

9:33am Friday 4th March 2011

Lovers of the Three Peaks in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are being asked to vote for conservation work that is in the running for a £30,000 award.

£300,000 cut in Dales park budget

9:40am Tuesday 21st December 2010

Guardians of the Yorkshire Dales are to have their budget slashed.

Dales Park is praise in report

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Butterworth, the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s chief executive

9:27am Wednesday 8th December 2010

The performance of the Yorkshire Dales National Park has been highly praised in a new report.

Full-steam ahead for Skipton railway link-up

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Embsay Station

8:30am Thursday 4th November 2010

A long-held ambition to link a picturesque heritage railway with the main line network is set to take a big step forward.

First steps on road to renewing old locomotive

10:12am Tuesday 5th October 2010

Essential parts have arrived to help in the painstaking process of restoring a historic locomotive to working order.

Dales rangers help enforce littering law

10:11am Wednesday 29th September 2010

Litterbugs and irresponsible dog owners face fines or court action under a new scheme.

New coast-to-coast cycle route opens

4:34pm Tuesday 7th September 2010

Cyclists visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park will be able to try out a new route from this weekend.

Chance to sample outdoor life in Dales

11:52am Wednesday 25th August 2010

A free adventure sports taster will be on offer for young people visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park next week.

Footpath to close at Embsay Reservoir

10:20am Wednesday 25th August 2010

Yorkshire Water is making good progress on improvement work at Embsay Reservoir, near Skipton.

Sensory event planed in the Dales

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Outreach officer Catherine Kemp

3:38pm Tuesday 24th August 2010

An event for people with sensory impairment is being staged in the Yorkshire Dales National Park next weekend.

Prizes are up for grabs at annual show

12:51pm Tuesday 10th August 2010

A prize fund of £16,000 and 83 trophies will be up for grabs at the 113th Kilnsey show and sports to be held on Tuesday, August 31.

Volunteers donate 6,000 days to the Dales

1:08pm Monday 2nd August 2010

Volunteers put in more than 6,000 days of work over the past year to keep the Yorkshire Dales National Park in tip-top condition.

Dales barn scheme seeks backers

12:56pm Friday 30th July 2010

Businesses, individuals and charities are being headhunted to support a project to restore and conserve some of the thousands of dilapidated field barns in the Yorkshire Dales.

Broadleaf tree plea launched for Dales

12:42pm Friday 30th July 2010

Landowners in the Yorkshire Dales are being encouraged to plant new broadleaf trees with the offer of grants and support.

Views are wanted on housing plans

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Grassington Town Hall, venue for one of the public meetings

9:43am Friday 9th July 2010

Residents of the Yorkshire Dales National Park who want to comment on its draft housing development plan must make their views known by Monday, August 2.

Help for Heroes' £7,850 boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Godfrey Warr, left, of Help for Heroes and rotary club president Martin Mumford

10:39am Wednesday 7th July 2010

A 21-mile walk along the Dales Way from Buckden to Bolton Abbey raised £7,850 for the Help for Heroes injured soldiers’ charity.

Rail link moves a step closer

10:27am Monday 5th July 2010

An ambitious £2 million scheme to restore a missing rail link between Bolton Abbey and Skipton has moved a step forward.

Mining threat to Dales past

9:47am Monday 21st June 2010

Mounds of stone built up during ancient lead mining operations in the Yorkshire Dales are under threat, according to a new study.

Training project underway in Dales

10:20am Wednesday 16th June 2010

A project providing work-based training for young people in the Yorkshire Dales has started.

Award for Hay Time Project

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pippa Rayner and Don gamble receive the award from TV's John Craven

1:32pm Wednesday 26th May 2010

Pippa Rayner and Don Gamble collected an award on behalf of Dales-based The Hay Time Project from BBC Countryfile’s John Craven.

Dales concert will help children in India

1:24pm Wednesday 26th May 2010

Another concert to raise money for the Street Children charity, Children Walking Tall, in India, will be held on Sunday at 4pm. The 3rd Singing Weekend in the Yorkshire Dales, based at Netherside Hall in Threshfield, takes place over the weekend, culminating in a free one-hour concert in the Priory Church at Bolton Abbey, with a retiring collection in aid of the charity.

Park boost for water power

9:54am Monday 24th May 2010

Organisations, businesses and individuals wanting to develop small-scale schemes to generate electricity through water power are being given a big boost by the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Dales rescuers join forces

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Booth

1:27pm Wednesday 12th May 2010

Three Dales rescue organisations have joined forces to educate walkers about what to do in the case of an emergency.

Birdwatching joy in the Dales

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales

11:26am Friday 30th April 2010

Craven’s famous peregrines are set to become parents again.

Dalesbus back in service for summer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Colin Speakman

11:44am Thursday 1st April 2010

Ilkley’s foremost supporter of rural public transport and the countryside is urging people to use summer DalesBus services which run from this bank holiday weekend.

Dales bus changes

11:26am Thursday 1st April 2010

The Easter weekend sees changes to the Cravenlink Sunday bus service from Skipton to Malham, Bolton Abbey and Ilkley.

Watch bees at work in Dales event

1:28pm Monday 29th March 2010

A festival celebrating wildflowers in the Yorkshire Dales will start with a buzz this Easter with the chance to watch honey bees at work.

Second home MP told to return £28,000 expenses

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Curry MP who is not contesting the next General Election

7:00am Friday 26th March 2010

Skipton MP David Curry was today ordered to hand back £28,000 in expenses he claimed for a second home where he hardly ever stayed.

Fact-finders on a mission in the Dales

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Butterworth, the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s chief executive

10:50am Wednesday 24th March 2010

Conservation experts from the Balkans are on a fact-finding stay in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Young at heart of peace study book

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Professor Nigel Young, right, with contributor Howard Clark and co-editor Dr April Carter

10:28am Wednesday 17th March 2010

A four-volume encyclopedia on peace studies, which has taken five-and-a-half years to put together and includes an introduction by the Dalai Lama, has been unveiled in Bradford.

100-up for mountain protectors

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Angela Baker

12:38pm Monday 15th March 2010

An organisation set up to help protect the Three Peaks has reached its first milestone – its 100th member.

Dales visitors urged to start nature-spotting

10:23am Monday 15th March 2010

Visitors to the Yorkshire Dales are being urged to start nature-spotting and get involved in a national drive to increase awareness of people’s natural surroundings.

A direct line to luxury

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stephen Middleton takes a well-earned rest inside the directors’ coach which he single-handedly restored

10:16am Monday 15th March 2010

A very special train trip takes place to mark Mother’s Day on Sunday.

Pub raises £50,000 for Unicef fund

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Juliet Watkins, of The Angel Inn, is pictured presenting the cheque to Adrian Gaskin, of the Leeds Unicef Group

10:40am Monday 8th March 2010

A lot of mineral water has been supped over the last eight years at The Angel Inn, Hetton, near Skipton.

Steam railway to hold open day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ateam train on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey line

10:47am Monday 1st March 2010

A popular preserved railway is set to hold an open day for anyone who is interested in becoming a volunteer.

Winner turns to judging

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pascal Watkins

9:47am Monday 25th January 2010

Wine buff Pascal Watkins has been appointed one of the judges for a competition in which he was a winner last year.

Oxfam launches 2010 Dales Trail Trekker

10:11am Monday 25th January 2010

Oxfam’s 100km Trailtrekker challenge returns to Skipton later this year.

Kindly Michael's appeal for help

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michael Stewart has retired but he is devoted to charity work

10:21am Friday 22nd January 2010

You might have expected globetrotting Michael Stewart – one of the world’s leading trauma counsellors – to enjoy a rest when he took early retirement.

Embsay celebrates Village Hall's 21st

2:38pm Tuesday 19th January 2010

Embsay residents are set to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the village hall this weekend.

Singing a yarn on wool trade history

10:09am Thursday 14th January 2010

Singers are wanted to take part in a musical which explores how Bradford became world famous for its wool production.

Hit Dales heights for charity

12:24pm Tuesday 1st December 2009

The British Red Cross is asking Bradford people to put on their walking boots for charity.

Visitors to Dales still using cars

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales

2:41pm Thursday 26th November 2009

Walking is the main reason people visit the Yorkshire Dales National Park, according to a survey.

Rural sites sought for affordable homes

9:18am Wednesday 18th November 2009

A fresh appeal for sites on which to build affordable housing has been made to landowners and organisations in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Dales under the spotlight

12:11pm Tuesday 3rd November 2009

A conference organised by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is being held in London later this month to look at the way the landscape is shaped by humans.

Dales to get own weather forecasts

2:49pm Tuesday 20th October 2009

A new mountain area weather forecast for the Yorkshire Dales will provide hill walkers with clearer information to help keep them safe.



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