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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 02 May

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

Farm Payment Fiasco returns to haunt Yorkshire Dales Farmers

Friday 02 May 2008
ONE of Britain’s largest farming and countryside advocacy groups is again receiving pleas for assistance from desperate Members facing a cash flow crisis owing to delays in receiving their Single Farm Payments.

Yorkshire Dales residents visit waste collection roadshows

Friday 02 May 2008
HUNDREDS of residents across the Yorkshire Dales district of Richmondshire have attended a series of roadshows as the local council strives to meet government targets and reduce the amount of rubbish going to landfill.

Ripon to become a city of Angels this weekend

Thursday 01 May 2008
HOLY Trinity Church in Ripon will be staging a city-wide Angel Festival over the coming bank holiday weekend; and the whole community is invited to get involved.

Police give Crucial Advice to Yorkshire Dales kids

Thursday 01 May 2008
THOUSANDS of schoolchildren from the Yorkshire Dales towns of Harrogate and Skipton have been learning important health and safety lessons recently thanks to North Yorkshire Police’s ‘Crucial Crew’ road shows.

Get riding for access in Yorkshire Dales and beyond

Wednesday 30 April 2008
THE British Horse Society is encouraging riders and carriage drivers across the Yorkshire Dales and beyond to hold a ‘Ride for Access’ to raise money for a campaign to open up more countryside for riders.

Supermarket row: “oblivion” for local shops

Wednesday 30 April 2008
THE Competition Commission is to issue its findings today into plans to limit the building of out-of-town super stores – and they could mean “oblivion” for small shops in market towns, says England’s largest rural protection charity.

Integrated transport service opens up Yorkshire Dales

Tuesday 29 April 2008
A NEW integrated bus-rail link comes to the Yorkshire Dales this coming Bank Holiday, and offers visitors and locals alike an opportunity to leave the car at home.

Hush – it’s the quiet conference

Tuesday 29 April 2008
SCORES of mainly city dwellers gathered at the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lambeth Palace home in London today to hold a quiet conference spurred on by rising noise levels in the Yorkshire city of Sheffield.

Food crisis: more farmers needed

Monday 28 April 2008
AS THE world food crisis grows, Britain needs more young people to become farmers – but one key entry point into the profession is dwindling by the year, says the Tenant Farmers’ Association (TFA).

High times at Yorkshire Dales Hay Time

Monday 28 April 2008
A BUMPER programme of events has been launched to celebrate the hay meadows of the Yorkshire Dales.


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