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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 15th June

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

Traffic diverted after landslip on major highway

Friday 15 June 2007
A LANDSLIDE following two days of heavy rain has forced the closure of a key east-west route passing through the Yorkshire Dales.

"Depressing future" for English landscape -CPRE

Friday 15 June 2007
A DAMNING verdict on the future of the English landscape was published today by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). It says that 40% of our countryside has already been changed for the worse - but the future prospect is even more depressing.

Opponents to challenge single-council plans in court

Friday 15 June 2007
THE basis on which proposals have been made for the possible restructure of local government in North Yorkshire is to be challenged in the High Court by a Yorkshire Dales council.

Richmondshire to accept Government decision on super council

Thursday 14 June 2007
COUNCILLORS in Richmondshire are against plans to create a single super council for North Yorkshire - but are committed to working wholeheartedly to implement the ultimate decision on the future of local government.

Bands tune up for mid-summer music

Thursday 14 June 2007
A RECORD number of music fans will be doing their bit for the environment as a North Yorkshire forest gets ready to rock later this month.

Lifeline Bill for riding schools

Wednesday 13 June 2007
YORKSHIRE DALES riding schools hit by soaring insurance costs may be thrown a lifeline later this month when Parliament debates a new Bill which, hopefully, will cut costs and save more schools from closure.

Smoking ban: advice for Yorkshire business

Wednesday 13 June 2007
WITH just three weeks days to go before it becomes illegal to smoke in thousands of buildings in England and Wales, many business people are still unaware of just how wide the ban will spread.

Pippa rewarded for conserving dales hay meadows

Tuesday 12 June 2007
SETTLE woman Pippa Rayner has won recognition for her work in conserving the hay meadows that form such an important part of the Yorkshire Dales landscape.

Richmondshire councillors debate single council

Tuesday 12 June 2007
COUNCILLORS representing the Richmondshire district of the Yorkshire dales will decide today (Tuesday 12 June) whether or not to support North Yorkshire County Council's bid for a new unitary authority.

The search for Hambleton's unsung drugs heroes

Monday 11 June 2007
COMMUNITY Safety Officers in the northern Yorkshire Dales are on the lookout for people and teams who are making a real difference in tackling drugs and changing lives across their area.

Festival promises family fun in Bedale

Monday 11 June 2007
A GREAT day out for all the family is promised later this month as one Yorkshire Dales town holds its annual festival.


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