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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 18 April

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

Police to re-visit charging policy for community events

Friday 18 March 2008
POLICE Chiefs in North Yorkshire have vowed to continue supporting community events that are “part and parcel” of local life after fears were raised that added costs could force some events out of existence.

Land- fill dumping down

Friday 18 March 2008
GOVERNMENT measures to reduce the amount of waste dumped in Yorkshire land-fill sites seem to be working despite huge controversy, the Environment Agency reports.

Family fun with Yorkshire Dales satellite caches

Thursday 17 March 2008
FAMILIES wanting to have a crack at satellite technology are being given the chance to learn in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

More Dales councillors speak out on proposed PO closures

Thursday 17 March 2008
COUNCILLORS representing the Hambleton district of the Yorkshire Dales are the latest to have added their voices to the campaign to save post offices in the region from closure.

Yorkshire Dales parish plants trees for the future

Wednesday 16 March 2008
RESIDENTS of Scosthrop near Airton have teamed up with Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) Rangers and Dales Volunteers to put some greenery back onto an old quarry site.

Village meetings for Yorkshire Dales windfarm protestors

Wednesday 16 March 2008
Yorkshire Dales residents whose villages may be overshadowed by five giant wind turbines are being invited to attend meetings in order to register their opposition to the scheme.

Biofuel arrives – but already under attack

Tuesday 15 March 2008
FROM today (April 15) all petrol sold in Britain must contain a small amount of biofuel – but the decision is already under attack from conservationists who feel that the rush to develop these fuels could do more harm to the environment than good.

CLA sets out rural rights and responsibilities

Tuesday 15 March 2008
RURAL economy experts at the CLA have drawn on over 100 years experience of dealing with rural issues to produce a new guide to the rights and responsibilities of those who own land or property in rural areas.

Village deprivation is worsening – official

Monday 14 March 2008
THOUSANDS of villages in England are suffering from growing economic and social deprivation, a situation which we at Daelnet have commented on many times over the years. But the difference now is this admission comes from an official Government report.

Calling all dry stone wallers

Monday 14 March 2008
DRY stone wallers throughout the region are being invited to enter the 2008 Millennium Wall Competition, organised by rural economy experts, the CLA.


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