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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 13th October

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

Yorkshire Dales on e-Bay

Friday 13 October 2006
ONE of the Yorkshire Dales' leading charities is hoping to raise money to preserve the timeless heritage of Dales life by linking up with eBay.

Captain's ramble raises money for Dales rescue volunteers

Thursday 12 October 2006
WHILST many of us were busy watching the World Cup back in June, one Yorkshire Dales man and his trusty steed were braving the famously fickle Dales weather and raising money for charity.

Yorkshire Dales college looks to London Olympics

Thursday 12 October 2006
THE 2012 Games may be taking place in London but sportsmen and women from the Craven area of the Yorkshire Dales are being given the opportunity to muscle in on the preparations for the greatest sporting event on earth.

Profits black hole threatens Britain's milk farmers

Thursday 12 October 2006
AS we consumers continue to enjoy low milk prices in the supermarkets, Britain's dairy farmers are continuing to struggle for their very survival as a newly released survey suggests they are now receiving even smaller returns for their efforts.

Yorkshire Dales Rugby boost from Skipton Properties

Wednesday 11 October 2006
RUGBY Union in the sports-mad Yorkshire Dales has received a massive sponsorship boost as a local development firm, Skipton Properties, celebrates its 20th birthday.

Keighley youngsters reminded to stand for parliament

Wednesday 11 October 2006
YOUNG people from Keighley who want their voices heard are been reminded get their applications in now for the Bradford District Youth Parliament.

Harrogate group highlights World Mental Health Day

Tuesday 10 October 2006
A YORKSHIRE DALES health group is today helping to raise the profile of World Mental Health Day (10 October) and providing an opportunity for people to make 'Advanced Wishes' about their future care.

Good news, bad news for Yorkshire Dales wall champion

Tuesday 10 October 2006
A Yorkshire Dales hill farmer who has spent a lifetime rebuilding the drystone walls around his 220 acre farm will today (Tuesday) receive a top award for his conservation work - and then go off to hospital for a serious knee operation.

Bumper blackberry bonanza predicted as Autumn takes hold

Tuesday 10 October 2006
IT'S a sure sign that Autumn is here when blackberry pickers become a common sight across the Yorkshire Dales; and this year a bumper crop of autumn fruits is predicted.

Simplifying the Common Agricultural Policy?

Monday 09 October 2006
THE European Union's Common Agricultural Policy is notoriously difficult to understand, yet it consumes billions of euros that many members - including the UK - think could be better spent and causes more bickering amongst member states than any other subject.

Yorkshire Dales farmers invited to help save the grey

Monday 09 October 2006
FARMERS and landowners from across the Northern Yorkshire Dales are being urged to play their part in encouraging an increase in numbers of one of England's rarest indigenous birds on their land.

Blackbirds turn hunter

Saturday 07 October 2006
THE long summer drought had a strange effect on some common British birds - including causing the common-or-garden blackbird to imitate the fish-eating osprey by launching raids on ornamental ponds.


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