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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 05 December

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

Second Sheep Auction set to raise funds for hospice

Friday 05 December
MEMBERS of Addingham and District Sheep Breeders Association are holding their second charity sheep sale in aid of Sue Ryder Care Manorlands Hospice.

Hedging success in National Park

Friday 05 December
ORGANISERS of the first hedging contest held in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are giving themselves a big pat on the back after the event proved a real crowd puller.

“Broad” welcome for Queen’s Speech – CLA

Thursday 04 December
FARMERS and rural business owners were today digesting some of the complex proposals laid out by the Government in yesterday's Queens’s Speech to the combined Houses of Parliament.

Wind power OK in right place – CPRE

Tuesday 02 December
GOVERNMENT targets to produce 20% of the nation’s electricity from wind power have been given a cautious welcome by country campaigners – so long as the turbines are sited in the right places.

CCTV watches over festive shoppers

Tuesday 02 December
Hambleton’s band of CCTV camera operators are gearing up for a busy festive season.

Victory in Dales windfarm battle?

Monday 01 December
CAMPAIGNERS battling against plans to build a huge windfarm on the fringes of the Yorkshire Dales National Park are claiming victory after local planners refused planning permission – but it may not end there.

Temporary lifeline for rural landlords

Monday 01 December
THE Government has thrown a welcome lifeline to the owners of empty rural letting property as part of plans to boost the economy as the recession bites – but it is only temporary.


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