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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 14 December

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

Seed harvest in the Yorkshire Dales

Friday 14 December 2007
CONSERVATION staff from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) have been out collecting seeds from wild juniper bushes - to ensure they survive in the future.

Shortlist announced for Citizenship Awards

Friday 14 December 2007
THE shortlist for Richmondshire's first ever Citizenship Awards has been revealed.

Bridge the Gap lottery bid success for Richmondshire

Thursday 13 December 2007
RICHMONDSHIRE will share in a £50 million lottery jackpot after a successful campaign to "Bridge the Gap" in Brompton on Swale.

Cash in on 2012 Olympics boom

Thursday 13 December 2007
ALTHOHGH the 2012 Olympics are totally London-based - much to the disgust of many people in the regions - they could offer important business opportunities for companies and professionals in Yorkshire.

Eight stopped in dales bike checks

Wednesday 12 December 2007
MOTORBIKES being used on unsurfaced green lanes in the Yorkshire Dales came under scrutiny when North Yorkshire Police and Rangers from the National Park Authority (YDNPA) carried out spot checks over the last weekend.

Warm welcome for Catterick affordable homes plan

Wednesday 12 December 2007
DOZENS of much-needed affordable homes will be built in Richmondshire, as part of a massive new development at Catterick Garrison.

Food prices soaring - as we predicted

Tuesday 11 December 2007
AS WE predicted five weeks ago (See a Week in the Country, 02/11/07) food prices are soaring faster than at any time for 14 years, the Office for National Statistics admitted yesterday.

Anti-social drivers targeted in Bedale

Tuesday 11 December 2007
35 vehicles were stopped in and around one Yorkshire Dales town this past weekend as North Yorkshire Police joined forces with the Vehicle Operators and Standards Agency (VOSA) for another crackdown on defective vehicles and bad driving.

Brown can't add up - CPRE

Monday 10 December 2007
AS PAILIAMENT today (December 10) debates a new Bill designed to streamline the planning laws in England and Wales, Prime Minister Gordon Brown comes under a vicious attack for having got his figures wrong.

Supermarket scam: the facts emerge

Monday 10 December 2007
ACCORDING to newspaper reports, the truth about supermarket efforts to cheat both their customers and their dairy suppliers emerged at the weekend after years of procrastination and denial - with massive fines of £116million on two of the major food retailers.


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