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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 21 December

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

Richmondshire spreads don't drink and drive message

Friday 21 December 2007
THE Richmondshire Community Safety Partnership is playing its part in the 95 Alive Road Safety Partnership campaign to highlight the dangers associated with drink driving, particularly at this time of year.

Beer mats promote abuse help lines

Friday 21 December 2007
THOUSANDS of beer mats are being delivered to pubs across the Hambleton district of the Yorkshire Dales in a campaign to keep the problem of domestic abuse in the spotlight.

Big welcome for new rural transport policy

Thursday 20 December 2007
NEW Government policy on private rural transport has received an unusually warm welcome for rural businesses in Yorkshire. It is a "critical breakthrough" according to the Country Land and Business Association, usually one of the Government's harshest critics.

Superhero flies in to boost alcohol awareness campaign

Thursday 20 December 2007
YOUNG people in Richmondshire are being urged to "know their limits" when it comes to alcohol this Christmas.

New CCTV for dales town

Wednesday 19 December 2007
THREE new crime cutting cameras have gone 'live' in one Yorkshire Dales town.

Cautious welcome for wind farm planning

Wednesday 19 December 2007
THE Government's decision to allow local planners a say in the siting of new wind farms has received a cautious welcome from the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

47 drink-drive arrests - but North Yorkshire is below national average

Tuesday 18 December 2007
TWO weeks into North Yorkshire's Christmas drink-drive campaign and already 47 drink-driving arrests have been made, as North Yorkshire Police continues its zero-tolerance roads policing operation, 'Helical Two'.

Racing trainer boosts charity funds

Tuesday 18 December 2007
ANN Duffield, one of the country's most successful women in the racing world has helped Ribble Valley & White Rose Ladies to raised £2150 for research into children's cancer.

Out and about with the young archaeologists

Monday 17 December 2007
YOUNG time detectives have been seeing how the professionals do it on a trip out from their base at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.

Blue tongue disease nears North Yorks

Monday 17 December 2007
NORTH Yorkshire farmers face an anxious wait over the Christmas period following the confirmation of a case of the fatal animal disease blue tongue on a farm near Middlesbrough. But the heavy frosts of the past week are a comfort.


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