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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 25th May

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

Scrap the dinosaur CAP - RSPB

Friday 25 May 2007
CONTROVERSIAL recommendations for the scrapping of the notorious European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is to receive the enthusiastic backing of Britain's biggest wildlife charity, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Second rebuff for Government plans

Friday 25 2007
FOR THE second time in two days, a major Government programme has received a major rebuff from leading countryside campaigners.

National Park prosecutes house owner

Thursady 24 May 2007
A YORKSHIRE DALES house owner who carried out unauthorised work on his listed building has been fined following a prosecution brought by the National Park Authority.

Added X factor for Ripon race-goers

Thursady 24 2007
YORKSHIRE'S Garden Racecourse is all set to hold its first music event of the year next month - and race-goers are in for a bit of added X factor too.

More than just pay-back for young offenders

Wednesday 23 May 2007
YOUNG OFFENDERS have been helping to improve facilities at a young people's outdoor centre in the Yorkshire Dales, as part of a pioneering rehabilitation scheme.

Rural rage at new planning proposals

Wednesday 23 2007
AS WE predicted yesterday, the Government's White Paper on plans to "streamline" the planning system were received with angry protests by countryside and wildlife groups who fear that existing safeguards against large-scale developments in rural areas are to be stripped away.

Concert marks fundraising finale at dales hospital

Tuesday 22 May 2007
A CHILDREN'S concert is set to mark the end of a mammoth fundraising enterprise for the benefit of young patients at a hospital serving much of the southern Yorkshire Dales.

Coalition to fight new planning laws

Tuesday 22 2007
NEW Government plans to "streamline" the planning system are already under fierce attack from countryside and conservation bodies even though they were only published yesterday (May 21).

Yorkshire Dales rocks under the spotlight

Monday 21 May 2007
THEY are a major feature of the Yorkshire Dales landscape, and later this month rocks and their impact on our countryside will be the subject of a special day-school organised by the National Park Authority.

Richmondshire community garden opens

Monday 21 2007
LOCAL people are being invited to the official opening of a community garden and play area in Richmond.


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