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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 22 February

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

MEP joins fight for rural bus routes

Friday 22 February 2008
Timothy Kirkhope, MEP for Yorkshire and The Humber and Conservative spokesman for transport and tourism in the European Parliament, has joined passengers for what could be one of the last journeys on a popular bus route through the Yorkshire Dales.

Local band set for worldwide success

Friday 22 February 2008
Yorkshire Dales based Indie band are said to be very close to worldwide success with their forthcoming first release.

Bryson to launch inter-active countryside debate

Thursday 21 February 2008
FORMER Yorkshire Dales resident Bill Bryson, the best-selling American author who has returned to Britain to campaign on rural issues, will next week launch an inter-active discussion site to get feedback on rural issues from the general public.

Operation takes drunk youngsters off Harrogate streets

Wednesday 20 February 2008
CHILDREN as young as 12 years old were taken off the streets and returned to parents as part of a joint operation in Harrogate.

Farm rent road show in Skipton, Penrith

Wednesday 20 February 2008
AS crucial farm rent negotiations loom later this year, the Tenant Farmers’ Association has arranged a travelling road show to advise tenants on the best way to deal with demands from landlords agents.

Get your kit off for Swimathon at Richmond Pool

Tuesday 19 February 2008
Swimathon 2008 launched at Richmond Swimming Pool this week - the world’s largest swimming fundraising event will take place at over 500 pools throughout the UK including an event at Richmond Pool on 19th April.

National park changes on hold

Monday 18 February 2008
PLANS to extend the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District national parks have been put on hold – to allow the creation of a new park in southern England.

Farmers welcome supermarket Ombudsman

Monday 18 February 2008
PLANS to create a supermarket Ombudsman to mediate between the big retail food chains and their suppliers have been welcomed by farmers and landowners.


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