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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 1st December

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

Public transport options for Dales Dickensian Festival

Thursday 30 November 2006
VISITORS to Grassington's Dickensian Festival this coming weekend are being given the chance to leave the car at home and use public transport to get to the event.

Conservationists in green planning plea

Thursday 30 November 2006
WILDLIFE supporters in England have joined together to issue a nationwide plea that more reforms of the planning system should put environmental issues at the heart of any decisions on future development.

Yorkshire Dales - the perfect outdoor classroom

Wednesday 29 November 2006
BOSSES at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) have welcomed the launch of a new campaign aimed at getting young people out of the classroom to enjoy learning more about the world and environment around them.

High density city homes to save countryside

Wednesday 29 November 2006
ONE OF England's biggest countryside campaign groups is today publishing a major report begging the Government to take a new approach to high-density urban housing to save thousands of acres of rural land being concreted over.

Demise of Dales hill flocks threatens traditional Swaledale Wool

Tuesday 28 November 2006
A YORKSHIRE DALES farmer's wife who diversified to sell hand-knitted clothing is worried about future supplies of wool from Swaledale sheep, which she says are fast disappearing from the region's uplands.

Flood advice for Catterick residents

Tuesday 28 November 2006
RESIDENTS in the Yorkshire Dales village of Catterick are being urged to take action now to protect themselves from flooding throughout the winter.

Silsden death prompts carbon monoxide warning

Tuesday 28 November 2006
FOLLOWING the recent death of a Silsden man the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is alerting the public to the importance of having all domestic gas appliances regularly checked and serviced at this time of year.

Bid to revitalise South Lakeland market towns

Monday 27 November 2006
SOUTH Lakeland District Council is set to forge ahead with a drive to keep the area's distinctive market towns alive for the benefit of residents and visitors.

Casting against cancer

Monday 27 November 2006
WOMEN suffering from breast cancer are being urged to take up a revolutionary form of outdoors treatment: fly fishing!


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