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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 20th April

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

New Chief Constable for North Yorkshire

Friday 20 April 2007
NORTH YORKSHIRE is all set to get a new Chief Constable following the retirement of the current controversial incumbent of the office - Della Cannings - in May.

Documentary makers look for Harrogate volunteers

Friday 20 April 2007
DOCUMENTARY makers working on a new Channel 4 television series are looking for volunteers from the Harrogate area to take part in the programme.

Yorks bee-keepers on high alert

Thursday 19 April 2007
NORTH Yorkshire bee-keepers, whose hives produce some of the most sought after honey in Britain, are facing a summer of high anxiety because of world-wide threats to bee colonies.

Dales ramblers help map Britain's bluebells

Wednesday 18 April 2007
RAMBLERS and nature enthusiasts in the Yorkshire Dales are being urged to join their peers across the UK and help identify bluebells this spring as part of a Natural History Museum project to find out how climate change and hybrids are affecting Britain's favourite wild flower.

Back to school for lovers of Dales history

Wednesday 18 April 2007
ANCIENT times in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales will be brought to life in Grassington later this week.

"Green" building society's 10,000 savers

Tuesday 17 April 2007
YORKSHIRE'S unique "green" building society, once dismissed as a "hippy" experiment bound to fail, has just signed up its 10,000th customer for its "ethical" savings account.

Tesco profits soar - again

Tuesday 17 April 2007
PROFITS made by the supermarket giant Tesco - which has come under heavy criticism from many rural organisations - soared again last year to £2.5 billion, 13% up on last year, which in itself was a record, according to figures released today.

Getting active in the Yorkshire Dales

Monday 16 April 2007
HELPING people get physical and stay healthy whilst enjoying the wonderful Yorkshire Dales is the aim as more information about activities in this special is made available to the public.

Classes for Northallerton's budding thespians

Monday 16 April 2007
YOUNGSTERS in one Yorkshire Dales town are to get the chance to show off their creative talents when a new drama workshop opens later this month.


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