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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 4th August

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

Army and Horse Society claim success in safety campaign

Friday 04 August 2006
AS DAELNET reported in June (See news) the Ministry of Defence and the British Horse Society (BHS) teamed up to give away free sets of high visibility clothing - aimed at riders and horse-owners in areas encountering problems with low flying helicopters - and the two organisations say the initiative has proved a tremendous success.

Game Fair comes home to Yorkshire

Friday 04 August 2006
The Game Fair, the world's biggest celebration of country sports, is coming home to Yorkshire next year to celebrate to centenary of its founders, the Country Land and Business Association, it was announced yesterday.

Young performers among Yorkshire Dales beneficiaries of arts funding

Thursday 03 August 2006
YOUNG performers and a Bedale based painter are among the beneficiaries of the latest round of funding for Yorkshire Dales arts projects.

Ilkley Moor fire: doused but not out

Thursday 03 August 2006
THE heavy rain of the past two days has partially doused the fire which earlier in the week destroyed 500 acres of peat on Ilkley Moor - but firemen warned today that they could not be sure if it was completely out.

Buttman targets Cigarette litter across Richmondshire

Thursday 03 August 2006
A LITTER-HATING super hero has taken to the streets of Richmondshire this week in a campaign to encourage people to dispose of their cigarette ends properly and reduce the amount of litter in a number of Yorkshire Dales towns and villages.

Yorkshire Dales grouse shoot signs up to environmental agreements

Wednesday 02 August 2006
WITH the Glorious Twelfth nearly upon us environmentalists at English Nature are celebrating bagging two new management agreements that will enhance 6000 hectares of heather moorland that provide prime grouse shoots, one of which is right here in the Yorkshire Dales.

Involving patients helps Yorkshire Dales hospital clinch top award

Wednesday 02 August 2006
A YORKSHIRE DALES hospital has been praised by MP's for harnessing patient power to improve the provision of care for mothers giving birth by Caesarean section.

Yorkshire Water gets its show on the road in Nidderdale

Wednesday 02 August 2006
STAFF from Yorkshire Water will be out and about over the second half of the summer, as they meet tenants and the public to talk about the company's role in the countryside at agricultural shows, including a popular event in the Yorkshire Dales.

Last word on Yorkshire Dales National Park plans

Tuesday 01 August 2006
RESIDENTS and visitors to the Yorkshire Dales National Park have just nine days to have their say on how they would like to see the park develop in the future.

Rare thanks for Rural Payments Agency

Tuesday 01 August 2006
THE heatwave has brought about a rare agreement between the much-troubled Rural Payments Agency and one of its arch critics has today even issued a big Thank you.

Last chance for close-up view of Yorkshire Dales Falcons

Monday 31 July 2006
A FAMILY of the world's fastest birds have enthralled visitors and locals who took advantage of a special service being offered this summer at the spectacular Malham Cove beauty spot in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Taxi rank initiative cuts drunken disorder in Catterick Garrison

Monday 31 July 2006
A SIX month trial relocation of a taxi rank in Catterick Garrison has been hailed a success in reducing night-time disorder in the town.

Yorkshire Dales National Park has much to offer in August

Saturday 29 July 2006
AS the Summer holidays get underway a bumper package of activities has been organised to keep visitors entertained during the busiest month of the year in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.


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