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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 29th June

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

CLA welcomes new rural affairs secretary

Friday 29 June 2007
A LEADING countryside organisation has welcomed yesterday's announcement that Yorkshire MP, Hilary Benn, has been appointed as the new Environment Secretary with responsibility for farming and rural affairs.

Colne gets new on-street recycling bins

Friday 29 June 2007
PEOPLE in Colne will find it much easier to recycle as Pendle Council puts four new recycling and litter bins in place throughout the town in an attempt to reduce litter and the amount of rubbish going to landfill.

Healthy eating awards for Craven school children

Thursday 28 June 2007
A LOCAL healthy eating project has taken off which is encouraging school children to eat more fruit and vegetables.

Help needed for flood hedgehogs

Thursday 28 June 2007
WITH thousands of people suffering from the effects of flood damage - many of them in east and south Yorkshire - and appeal has gone out pleading with non-affected people to remember that wildlife will also have suffered badly in the deluge.

Dialect comes alive at Yorkshire Dales Museum

Wednesday 27 June 2007
VISITORS to the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes will be able to make their own contributions to an unusual exhibition being staged there next week.

New play area for Richmond kids

Wednesday 27 June 2007
LOCAL children in one northern Yorkshire Dales town have a new play area following the officially opening a new community garden.

Spot the dales dragonflies

Tuesday 26 June 2007
VISITORS and residents are being given the chance to take part in the first dragonfly survey ever held in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Dales road most dangerous in Britain - EU

Tuesday 26 June 2007
A KEY road linking industrial Lancashire to the Yorkshire Dales is the most dangerous in Britain, according to a survey carried out by European Union scientists. And the third most dangerous runs from the M6 in Cumbria to Kirkby Lonsdale, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Chicks getting in a flap at Malham Cove

Monday 25 June 2007
THE latest arrivals in the Yorkshire Dales - two Peregrine Falcon chicks - are getting in a flap as they prepare to leave the nest for the first time.

New tenant for Reeth craft community

Monday 25 June 2007
THE landscape and light of the Dales is providing inspiration for the latest tenant of a craft workshop in the Richmondshire of the Yorkshire Dales.


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