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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 2nd March

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

Pedaling hard to cut crime in Dales communities

Friday 02 March 2007
POLICE officers in a number of Yorkshire Dales communities are going back on the beat - but instead of walking or driving new vehicles they'll be getting around using pedal power.

Showtime for Yorkshire Dales artists

Friday 02 March 2007
YORKSHIRE DALES based artists are being given the chance to showcase their skills for free thanks to the National Park Authority.

Green energy for special places

Thursday 01 March 2007
RENEWABLE energy in protected landscapes such as the Yorkshire Dales is the subject of a special awareness-raising event for planners and building conservation staff in Hebden Bridge today (1 March).

Speak out against supermarkets, dairy farmers urged

Thursday 01 March 2007
A NEW drive to save the British dairy farming industry was launched yesterday - with farmers being urged to speak out against supermarket chains which are forcing them into bankruptcy by constantly cutting prices paid for milk.

New Healthy Eating Project for Craven School Children

Wednesday 28 February 2007
AN INNOVATIVE new healthy eating project has been launched in the Craven district of the Yorkshire Dales aimed at encouraging school children to eat more vegetables.

Ethical food and fashion on show in West Craven

Wednesday 28 February 2007
LOCAL people in West Craven are being invited to enjoy an evening of good food and fashion which will help raise money for a local charity.

Strict enforcement for North Yorks drivers using hand-held phones

Tuesday 27 February 2007
POLICE across North Yorkshire are set to be out and about enforcing the tougher penalties that come in to force today for drivers caught using hand-held phones.

Revealing all for dales charity ladies

Tuesday 27 February 2007
A GROUP of local ladies renowned for their fundraising efforts are set to hear from a Yorkshire Dales photographer at their meeting this week about the boom in sensual photography.

"Right to row" raises new rural fears

Monday 26 February 2007
AFTER the right to roam legislation which threw millions of privately-owned acres of land open to the public, and plans for a new long distance walk around the entire English coast, Parliament is now considering throwing all the country's waterways open to canoeists.

Fears raised over increase of wild bird crime in northern England

Monday 26 February 2007
THE withdrawal of a scheme requiring bird keepers to register the most threatened species held in captivity could lead to an increase in the number of birds of prey plundered from the wild in northern England.

The mystery of the "vanishing" tawny owl

Saturday 24 February 2007
A LEADING conservation organisation that set out to discover why the Tawny Owl - thought to be a common inhabitant in many areas across Britain, including the Yorkshire Dales - has not been sighted quite so often in recent years - and they came up with a surprising answer.


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