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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 2nd June

A look back at the past week, with our weekly round up of Yorkshire Dales News published on Daelnet.

Skipton children chosen for smoking research project

Friday 02 June 2006
A GROUP of pupils from Aireville School in Skipton are set to join the front-runners in national health promotion work on smoking.

Recycling poor performer enlists residents help

Friday 02 June 2006
AS ONE local authority in the Northern Dales continues its efforts to reduce the amount of household waste going to landfill, free recycling boxes have been made available to 3000 residents in Wensleydale and Coverdale.

Brown trout and river research are basis for new course

Thursday 01 June 2006
ANGLING is worth millions to the UK economy every year and, from the Lune to the Wharfe, is a particularly important source of revenue and enjoyment here in the Yorkshire Dales; and a leading conservation charity is launching a new course aimed at helping fishery managers reap the benefits of their popular sport.

Colne is alive with the sound of Music

Thursday 01 June 2006
BANDS from all across Pendle are tuning up to play at Music Alive, a new music facility launched today in the centre of Colne.

Cash for Richmondshire's rich heritage

Thursday 01 June 2006
HISTORIC areas of Richmondshire could receive a cash boost thanks to a grant initiative launched by the District Council.

North Yorkshire comes top in beautiful county poll

Thursday 01 June 2006
IT IS obvious to those of us living and working here that North Yorkshire is a special place; and now the county is being recognised in a new poll as the most beautiful in England.

Traffic Officers take to the roads in North Yorkshire

Thursday 01 June 2006
CONGESTION-BUSTING Traffic Officers take to the roads for the first time today to begin a round-the-clock patrol of a number of key Dales routes.

New protection for Britain's rarest birds

Wednesday 31 May 2006
THREE of Britain's rarest and most beautiful wild birds will be given increased protection under the law from today as new provisions under the Natural Environment and Rural Communities (NERC) Act come into force.

Council gets tough on non-recyclers

Wednesday 31 May 2006
THE THREAT of court action is looming over a minority of residents in Pendle for not doing their bit to increase recycling rates across the borough.

Yorkshire's Young Farmers prepare for best show ever

Wednesday 31 May 2006
YOUNG people from all walks of life will be joining together this coming weekend as Young Farmers from across the region gather for their annual showcase event in Pateley Bridge.

Taste the Dales volunteer life

Wednesday 31 May 2006
PEOPLE keen to learn new skills and to help preserve some of the most beautiful countryside in the country are being invited along to a special 'taster' day tomorrow (June 1st).

Authors' son provides insight into life of a Dales Vet

Wednesday 31 May 2006
FOLLOWING an initiative launched over the bank holiday weekend visitors to The World of James Herriot are to get an exclusive insight into the author's life.

Road safety questionnaire to circulate in North Yorkshire

Tuesday 30 May 2006
MOTORCYCLISTS involved in collisions in North Yorkshire will soon be sent a questionnaire as part of the campaign to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the County's roads.

Dales Society links with Fells Book Festival

Tuesday 30 May 2006
THE Yorkshire Dales Society, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, is to work with a like minded organisation in Cumbria, by providing special transport arrangements to the Flora of the Fells Book festival in Sedbergh this summer.

Doorstep campaign aims to boost recycling

Tuesday 30 May 2006
A NEW campaign launched this week aims to raise awareness of the importance of recycling across Richmondshire.

Bursting out all over - a look at what's on in June

Saturday 27 May 2006
THE wild flowers of the Yorkshire Dales will be bursting out all over next month - to borrow a phrase from the old song - and national park officials have organised a series of walks and other events to allow people to see or photograph them at their best.

Farmers invited to organic shows

Saturday 27 May 2006
WITH more and more conventional farmers switching - or thinking of switching - to organic production methods, a series of organic farm walks will be staged in Yorkshire next month to outline the benefits, and the problems, of making the change.


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