Yorkshire Dales News

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18th June 2012

Olympic Torch in The Yorkshire Dales 20 June

On day 33 of the Olympic Torch relay the torch will be arriving from York to Aysgarth in the Yorkshire Dales, on its epic journey to the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games 2012 in London.

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14th June 2012

45 Years of Gala Fun for Wensleydale Folk

The 45th Annual Gala will take place in the village of Hawes this month. This years event will take place on the Creamery Field and will be an afternoon of fun and frivolity for all ages. With side shows, fancy dress and competitions to entertain the whole family it promises to be great day out!

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23rd May 2012

Yorkshire Food Trail hits the road!

Masterchef finalist Tom Rennolds and his great friend Jonny Ross have taken to life on the road in a retro VW camper van. The pair have embarked on a culinary journey to discover and sample for themselves the best food and drink that Yorkshire has to offer. They plan to visit producers, restaurants and local breweries along the way.

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2nd May 2012

Poetry to grace the stunning Yorkshire landscape.

Seven inspirational Simon Armitage poems are set to enhance the Yorkshire landscape as part of a cultural project for the 2012 Olympics. The Stanza Stones trail is due to be completed by May 2012. The hand carved rocks will provide a unique, literary experience to walkers and ramblers and will leave a lasting legacy on this rugged landscape.

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23rd April 2012

Wensleydale Railway 40 mile Coin Challenge

As part of their 9th Anniversary celebrations, Wensleydale Railway have recently launched a coin challenge to raise funds. The challenge is for a 40 mile stretch of coins to be laid down in order to boost funds for the improvement of the line between Leeming Bar and Northalleton.

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18th April 2012

Grassington Festival Dates Announced

Grassington Festival is back for 2012, with another exciting programme of music, comedy, arts and theatre. The festival runs from 15th - 30th of June 2012 and is a must for your diary.

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21st February 2012

Ade Edmondson returns to the Yorkshire Dales in 2012 on ITV

Ade Edmondson has come back to experience once again the unique warmth of the Yorkshire Dales folk in a new television series in which he explores the lives and dedicated work of the more remote communities, on some of the most far reaching and isolated farms, and the wonderful lush green valleys that make up this diverse area. 

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6th February 2012

Escape The London Olympics 2012

If you are one of the many thousands of people in the UK who are not actually looking forward to the 2012 London Olympics, then why not plan your escape now! Come and visit us in North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales, where we promise there will hardly be an athlete to be seen, except perhaps for a few hill runners and hikers.

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