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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 29th September

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

Yorkshire Dales building society offers low mortgages to cut greenhouse gases

Friday 29 September 2006
A SMALL but pioneering Yorkshire Dales building society is offering house buyers a mortgage discount if they agree to install energy saving measures which will cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Save an ancient tree urge Woodland Trust

Friday 29 September 2006
THE Yorkshire Dales have one of the lowest tree coverage of almost any other region of the British Isles - a shortcoming being tackled by the Dales national park - but that makes any ancient woodland that has survived even more important.

'Green' power for North Yorkshire's public buildings

Friday 29 September 2006
FROM this weekend many of the larger public buildings across North Yorkshire are to be supplied with 'green' energy in an attempt to reduce the county's greenhouse gas emissions.

Historic Yorkshire Dales water mill given new lease of life

Thursday 28 September 2006
AN AMBITIOUS project to transform a 250-year-old Yorkshire Dales water mill into a working example of green power production is nearing completion and could soon be providing electricity to the National Grid.

Post office closures kill village life - report

Thursday 28 September 2006
VILLAGE life in England is in danger of dying out because the local lifeline - the post office and shop - is being killed off by Government inaction, says a damning report issued this week by the charity Age Concern.

Winter bus keeps rolling in the Yorkshire Dales

Thursday 28 September 2006
A POPULAR Yorkshire Dales bus service will again be kept on the road during the winter months - thanks to a partnership between two local organisations.

EU trade concessions could spell disaster for Dales farmers

Wednesday 27 September 2006
EUROPEAN proposals to restart failed world trade talks could spell disaster for already hard pressed beef farmers across our region according to a leading industry organisation.

Dales residents look to southern oceans and help save the Albatross

Wednesday 27 September 2006
IT MAY be a long way from the Yorkshire Dales to the South Atlantic, but people living in Harrogate and Knaresborough have been so moved by the plight of one of the southern oceans' most endangered birds that they've joined a campaign to save it.

Pendle aims to renew Fairtrade accreditation

Wednesday 27 September 2006
AS Pendle aims to renew its status as an ethical borough, a West Craven snack bar has won a tasty treat after coming out top in a district wide Fairtrade competition.

Woodland and its flora feature in Yorkshire Dales events in October

Tuesday 26 September 2006
MUSHROOMS, fruit and seeds will feature in some of the activities organised for visitors to the Yorkshire Dales throughout October.

MP to open new Yorkshire Dales livestock market

Tuesday 26 September 2006
IN a major boost for the region's farming industry, a brand new £5.5 million livestock auction mart is set to be officially opened in one Yorkshire Dales town next month.

Flood advice on offer for residents along Yorkshire Dales river

Tuesday 26 September 2006
RESIDENTS faced with the threat of flooding across the Yorkshire Dales are being urged to join others from across the region and attend a unique event for advice and assistance when planning for the worst.

Trans Pennine Trail - an 'Amazing Space'

Monday 25 September 2006
A NEW cross country trail stretching across northern England has being given a massive boost in a public vote.

Success for Yorkshire Dales furniture recycling scheme

Monday 25 September 2006
A SUCCESSFUL scheme operating across the Northern Yorkshire Dales which recycles unwanted furniture is on the lookout for new stock.


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