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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 27th October

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

Join the Great Supermarket Debate

Friday 27 October 2006
AN alliance of farmers, environmentalists and public interest groups is urging local shopkeepers, farmers and consumers to have their say in the great supermarket debate.

Minister responds to Post Office article

Thursday 26 October 2006
POSTAL Services Minister Jim Fitzpatrick has responded to fears that the £150 million life-line for rural Post offices is to be axed.

More Defra cuts threaten disease research - CLA

Thursday 26 October 2006
NEWS which leaked yesterday suggesting that Government cuts will bite deep into veterinary research at a time of ever-threatening animal diseases has appalled members of the Country Land and Business Association.

Dales big on tranquillity map

Wednesday 25 October 2006
STAFF at the Yorkshire Dales National Park are celebrating official recognition for something that they - along with locals and millions of visitors - have known for years: that the Dales are one of the most tranquil parts of England.

Boost for North Yorks police

Wednesday 25 October 2006
NORTH Yorkshire Police Service, which has been the subject of much controversy in recent years, has received a massive boost in this year's performance ratings compiled by HM Inspectors of Constabulary.

Dales highway for red squirrels

Wednesday 25 October 2006
SEVERAL small colonies of red squirrels are fighting a grim battle for survival in the Northern Yorkshire Dales - but they need our help if they are to continue to grow as an expanding population fighting off the depredations of invading greys.

Vandalism threat to Dales toilets

Tuesday 24 October 2006
PUBLIC toilets that were recently given a £20 000 makeover may be forced to close overnight following a spate of vandalism.

Bedale big bang sparks police warning

Tuesday 24 October 2006
AN explosion that rocked the usually peaceful Yorkshire Dales town of Bedale has prompted officers from North Yorkshire Police to issue a stark reminder in the run up to bonfire night.

Making the news across Hambleton…

Tuesday 24 October 2006
Encompassing the vibrant market towns of Thirsk and Northallerton, along with Bedale and Leeming, Hambleton covers a substantial section of the Northern Yorkshire Dales. Here are a few news snippets from across the District.

Calendar launch promotes sustainable North Yorkshire

Monday 23 October 2006
A NEW calendar highlighting the beauty of North Yorkshire will be gracing homes across parts of the Northern Dales and the City of York next year as part of a campaign to encourage residents to think green.

North Yorkshire third in tranquillity stakes

Monday 23 October 2006
WITH stunning countryside and lower than average levels of light and noise pollution, those of us living and working in the Yorkshire Dales now just how tranquil a place this special area can be; and now a unique survey of the peace and quiet available in all parts of England has placed North Yorkshire third in the tranquillity stakes, says a report issued today by the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

A Yorkshire Dales roundup

Saturday 21 October 2006
A news roundup from across the Yorkshire Dales National Park.


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