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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 27 June

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

Victorian thespians on tour across the Yorkshire Dales

Friday 27 June 2008
THE Dales born Penny Plain Theatre Company are on the road again for their third summer season.

CLA “vindicated” by new broadband survey

Friday 27 June 2008
A NEW survey recently carried out by the BBC that analysed broadband speeds across the UK has found that the rural-urban digital divide is as big as ever.

Council asks “can you tell the difference between a bee and a wasp?”

Friday 27 June 2008
RESIDENTS in West Craven are being reminded that the Council will not kill bees - so don't ask!

RSPB attacks new planning quango

Thursday 26 June 2008
ENGLAND’S largest conservation charity, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, has joined the attack on Government plans to set up an un-elected planning quango to take major planning decisions out of the hands of elected local councillors.

Police “shocked” at drivers' disregard for safety

Thursday 26 June 2008
Officers from Ryedale Road Policing Group carried out a number of safety checks on vehicles over the weekend and were alarmed at the number of people not wearing seat belts.

Planning changes threat to local democracy

Wednesday 25 June 2008
SOME of the most swingeing changes ever made to the English planning system are due to be debated in Parliament today (Wednesday, June 25) and a group of leading conservation bodies fear that they will sweep away local decision-making when big development projects are in the pipeline.

Spotlight on Ingleborough 2008

Wednesday 25 June 2008
IF you are batty about bats, are rapturous about rocks or would just like to know a little bit more about Ingleborough’s landscape, the Spotlight on Ingleborough Festival has the events for you.

Diesel thieves target farms

Tuesday 24 June 2008
THE SOARING cost of diesel fuel has led to a huge increase in robberies on farms which keep their own fuel supplies – and has led to the death of a farmer’s wife in the North East.

Graffiti kits help clean up Richmondshire

Tuesday 24 June 2008
GRAFFITI-BUSTING chemical kits are now available free for Richmondshire residents to help clean up their property.

Dales firemen honoured by Wensleydale Creamery

Monday 23 June 2008
THE Wensleydale Creamery at Hawes has honoured the retained Yorkshire Dales firefighters who helped tackled a blaze at its famous factory.

Yorkshire Dales council prosecutes fly tippers

Monday 23 June 2008
Hambleton’s purge against fly tipping continues – with three men fined in court for illegally dumping rubbish.


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