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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 22nd June

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

Help shape future National Park planning policy

Friday 22 June 2007
PEOPLE living in and around the Ribblesdale and Craven areas of the Yorkshire Dales National Park are being invited to have their say next week (Thursday 28 June) on local housing and minerals/waste issues.

Hope for water voles in North Yorkshire

Friday 22 June 2007
Water voles are clinging to life in North Yorkshire according to an Environment Agency survey of the area.

Footprints through time in the Ingleborough spotlight

Thursday 21 June 2007
THE spotlight is set to shine on a magnificent feature of the Yorkshire Dales landscape next week as a series of events focus on its footprints through time.

Study shows increasing Otter numbers in Yorkshire Dales

Thursday 21 June 2007
OTTER numbers are steadily increasing across the region - including along three Yorkshire Dales rivers - but more are falling victim to traffic on the region's roads.

Insurers demand more flood defences

Wednesday 20 June 2007
THE British insurance industry is demanding a huge increase in the amount spent on flood defences at a time when the Government is actually slashing funds for such work.

Hairdresser swaps scissors for trainers in charity run

Wednesday 20 June 2007
A DALES hairdresser recently abandoned his scissors and comb and donned a pair of new trainers to take part in the Leeds Half Marathon for charity.

Badger cull will not stop bovine TB - official

Tuesday 19 June 2007
AFTER a ten-year investigation costing £50 million, scientists have decided that the spread of bovine TB cannot be stopped by the cull of thousands of badgers, it was revealed today.

Yorks farmers "short-changed" on green payments

Tuesday 19 June 2007
Yorkshire landowners and farmers have received some of the country's lowest average payments under the Government's top level agri-environment scheme, it has been revealed.

Competition captures Bentham life on film

Monday 18 June 2007
THE residents of one Yorkshire Dales town are being invited to enter a competition aimed at capturing their lives on film.

Northern voice on national planning issues

Monday 18 June 2007
WITH issues surrounding planning and development becoming more contentious than ever, there is now to be a northern voice influencing the debate.


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