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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 28 November

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

Christmas Showcases Eden’s Specialist Shops and Market Towns

Friday 28 November
BUSINESSES across Eden are preparing for Christmas, and to showcase all that is individual and special about its market towns. Christmas lights are being hung, festive events are being arranged, and shoppers are being encouraged to use their local towns.

Scrap sheep tag red tape - CLA

Wednesday 26 November
ENVIRONMENT Secretary Hilary Benn was yesterday handed a petition from Northern sheep farmers protesting against the latest tangle of EU red-tape which is causing major distress and hours of extra work, particularly for hill farmers in areas like the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

Kiss me slow – and often - for Christmas

Wednesday 26 November
AS THE nation cowers under a blanket of financial misery, facing what all the pundits predict to be the worst Christmas in a decade, herewith some good news for the young and the young in heart: Britain is facing a bumper mistletoe harvest!

Have you seen a waxwing?

Monday 24 November 2008
SCIENTISTS are appealing for public help in tracking down one of Britain’s most beautiful winter visitors – the multi-coloured and easily identifiable waxwing immigrant from Scandinavia and points north.

Market Towns: Exploit the 'X-Factor' and beat the credit crunch

Monday 24 November 2008
TOURIST businesses in the numerous market towns across North Yorkshire are to be offered specialist advice on how to exploit their unique qualities to beat the credit crunch.


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