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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 08 August

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

Partnership aims to keep Nidderdale safe and crime free

Friday 08 August 2008
RESIDENTS in remote rural areas often have different needs to their urban counterparts in terms of keeping their property safe.

Street safe surgery to tackle alcohol misuse

Friday 08 August 2008
A SPECIAL Street Safe Surgery is taking place in Bedale next week with the aim of targeting the alcohol misuse which is becoming such a blight in many Yorkshire Dales market towns.

Bryson attacks “rubbish” England

Thursday 07 August 2008
FORMER Yorkshire Dales resident Bill Bryson, the best-selling American author, is to launch a bitter attack on Britain's “rubbish culture” on the4 BBC TV flagship Panorama programme next Monday.

Environmental groups develop integrated Dales travel network

Thursday 07 August 2008
THANKS to a unique initiative by two leading local environmental groups, the Yorkshire Dales are this summer enjoying one of the best, fully integrated, Sunday public transport networks for many years.

Celebrity support for Mr Prickles

Wednesday 06 August 2008
BRITAIN’S threatened hedgehogs, at risk from traffic, garden implements like strimmers, bonfires and slug pellets, have gained five celebrity supporters.

Wensleydale Creamery offers web video to promote Dales tourism

Wednesday 06 August 2008
The Wensleydale Creamery at Hawes has commissioned a web video to support the local tourist industry with the objective of generating more visitors to the area.

Good progress on National Park management

Tuesday 05 August 2008
Organisations responsible for helping to care for the Yorkshire Dales National Park are on course to hit targets set to improve the area.

Books fly off the shelves at Tourist Information Centre

Tuesday 05 August 2008
DOZENS of copies were sold at a double book-signing session in Richmond’s Tourist Information Centre (TIC).

Holidays hit by wrong national weather forecasts

Monday 04 August 2008
OWNERS of tourism businesses in the West Country are complaining that trade is being adversely affected by inaccurate weather forecasts – a complaint heard regularly in the Yorkshire Dales.

Local Policing Summaried forge closer links with Nepal & Fiji

Monday 04 August 2008
North Yorkshire Police have been praised for reaching out to Nepalese and Fijian families who are based at Catterick Garrison.

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