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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 17th November

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

Security warning for North Yorkshire gun owners

Friday 17 November 2006
GUN owners across North Yorkshire have been warned not to divulge any information over the phone about their firearms after several people received calls from bogus firearms enquiry officers.

Yorkshire Dales villagers lose bypass fight

Thursday 16 November 2006
RESIDENTS of three Yorkshire Dales villages have been left fuming today after it was revealed that a public inquiry has effectively decided they will not get their long awaited bypass.

North Yorkshire on course for fewer motorcycle deaths

Thursday 16 November 2006
NORTH YORKSHIRE is on course for its lowest number of motorcycle fatalities for several years according to the county's police - but a senior officer warned that riders still need to work with them to stop the year ending in tragedy.

More biofuels needed to cut CO2 - CLA

Thursday 16 November 2006
The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) in Yorkshire is urging the Government to use the Climate Change Bill announced in yesterday's Queen's Speech as the vehicle to encourage production of renewable energy sources - a move which would help thousands of hard-hit farmers.

Skipton school highlights best practice in tackling bullies

Wednesday 15 November 2006
A Yorkshire Dales primary school is set to receive a visit from a leading MP later this week as an innovative programme of anti-bullying measures introduced in North Yorkshire is held up as an example of 'best practice' to an influential House of Commons inquiry.

Lottery cash for Yorkshire Dales village

Wednesday 15 November 2006
PLANS to preserve the industrial history of a beautiful village in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales have been given an £18,000 boost.

Website honours Craven's fallen soldiers

Tuesday 14 November 2006
AS the nation paused to remember its war dead this past weekend a new website was launched to remember those from the Craven district who laid down their lives in service of King and country during the Great War.

New guide takes aim at countryside fly-tip menace

Tuesday 14 November 2006
FIGURES issued last week show that local authorities in England have issued tens of thousands of fixed-penalty fines to householders for minor offences like leaving their wheelie-bin lids open - but only a few dozen cases of fly-tipping have resulted in prosecution.

Hard-hitting play revs up North Yorkshire's safer driving campaign

Monday 13 November 2006
A NUMBER of Yorkshire Dales schools are gearing up to host a hard-hitting play as a campaign to show young people the dangers they face when they get behind the wheel comes to North Yorkshire.

Defra's latest blunder

Monday 13 November 2006
THE LATEST blunder by the troubled rural affairs department Defra was revealed today: despite slashing its budget for programmes like farm support payments, sea and river defences and veterinary research, it is sitting on an unspent budget of almost three quarters of a billion pounds.

Advice on equine diversification

Saturday 11 November 2006
Yorkshire farmers and landowners interested in equine related issues are being invited to attend a special half-day seminar at Thirsk.


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