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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 09 November

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

New lease of life for Yorkshire Dales Mill

Friday 09 November 2007
IN a few short months a Yorkshire Dales water mill will be open for business once again after almost 20 years of lying abandoned and increasingly derelict.

Utopia wins top building award

Thursday 08 November 2007
A cutting-edge café at the heart of a rural Yorkshire Dales business park has claimed a top buildings award.

National Park campaign to help off-roaders

Thursday 08 November 2007
ROUTES being used by off-road vehicles across the Yorkshire Dales will be monitored by the police and rangers from the National Park Authority (YDNPA) during the coming winter months as part of an awareness raising campaign.

CPRE slams Queen's Speech

Wednesday 07 November 2007
THE Government's proposed legislation programme, outlined in yesterday's Queen's Speech to the Houses of Parliament, has been slammed by the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

Big fine for N.Yorks fly-tipper

Wednesday 07 November 2007
IN A rare North Yorkshire fly-tipping prosecution, a Whitby man has been fined £2,000 for illegally dumping building material on a farm in the North York Moors National Park, the Environment Agency reports.

Even builders attack Government housing plans

Tuesday 06 November 2007
AS the Government presents its plans today (November 6) for the biggest house building boom in half a century, the growing number of people and organisations in opposition today receives an unlikely ally - the house builders themselves.

More funding to repair popular river crossing

Tuesday 06 November 2007
A POPULAR bridge over the River Nidd in Knaresborough is to be repaired following the creation of an £80,000 fund to reinstate its rotten timbers.

Appalling summer was a disaster for birds

Monday 05 November 2007
BRITAIN'S birds took a mega hit earlier this year because of the appalling summer weather. Of 25 species regularly monitored by scientists, seven suffered their worst breeding season ever.

New awards to celebrate unsung community heroes

Monday 05 November 2007
UNSUNG community champions, pioneering entrepreneurs and groundbreaking initiatives that have made a real difference to Richmondshire - all these and more will be celebrated with a new annual award across the Yorkshire Dales district.


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