Rosedale Community News
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Rag Rug Course .
If you would like to join us it’s a great way of learning a new skill and lots of fun too. Treat yourself to some “me time.”
It is £30 for the day,£15 for a bodger if you haven’t got one already. Bring a packed lunch I will supply yummy cakes and coffee!
Please contact Sue on 01751 417153 or email email@example.com
Thursday 4th July 2013
The Rosedale History Society ran the second of this year’s history walks on Sunday 19 May, starting at the White Horse Farm Inn (Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2012) car park at 2.00pm. Ten happy history buffs joined Linda and Paddy Chambers for the walk which went to the ironstone mines at Hollins, then up the ridge to Ana Cross and then to Bank Top to look at the historic railway and mining remains there, as well as evidence of Rosedale’s role in the Cold War in the form of the Royal Observer Corps monitoring post.
The next RHS walk will be on Sunday 23 June starting from Rosedale Abbey village green, going along Northdale Beck and then up into Northdale. It will last around three hours and finish back in the village. All walkers are encouraged to have appropriate wet weather clothing and sturdy hiking footwear.
All are welcome and the walk is free, but contributions to the RHS are always welcome. Further details are available at http://rosedale.ryedaleconnect.org or ‘phone on 01751 417071.
There is plenty more wildlife to be seen on or near the walks and pathways in the dale, so make the best of the weather. And thanks to the Updale Natural Historian for acting as spotter!
Police are investigating the shooting of the female buzzard, which was found just north of Kirbymoorside in Farndale.
PC Stewart Ashton from North Yorkshire Police said it was likely more birds have been killed in the area.
He said: “This is the fourth buzzard reported to have been shot in Ryedale over the past four months. This figure alone is disturbing but due to the hidden nature of the crime, this figure will not be a true portrayal of the number of raptors being killed.”
In 2011 the RSPB named North Yorkshire as the UK’s worst black spot for crimes against birds of prey, saying there were more incidents recorded in the region than in Scotland, Wales and all of England’s southern counties combined in 2010.
According to the charity nearly 75 per cent of those convicted of bird of prey crimes had ties to game shooting and an interest in removing potential predators from grouse moors.
They have submitted written evidence to the House of Commons Environment Audit Committee stating there is a “strong body of scientific evidence” linking raptor persecution with upland moors managed for grouse shooting.
So if you are out walking the moors this Bank Holiday and find evidence of dead raptors, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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