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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 27 March

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

Huge response to land appeal

Friday 27 March
THE Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) has been inundated with replies following an appeal for land on which to build affordable housing.

Future secured for Yorkshire Dales Christian community

Thursday 26 March
THE future of Scargill House in Kettlewell has been assured following its purchase by the recently formed Scargill Movement.

Mixed reception for rural planning changes

Thursday 26 March
GOVERNMENT proposals to free-up the rural planning system to allow for more affordable homes and the expansion of rural business have met with a mixed response from different countryside bodies.

New campaign against electricity pylons

Wednesday 25 March
FOUR major rural conservation groups today launch a national campaign against plans to build hundreds of miles of new electricity pylons over areas of national park and green belt land.

Alcohol ban for Dales town

Wednesday 25 March
TOUGH new powers to curb drinking in one of Hambleton’s market towns came into force this week (March 23).

New exhibition at Dales Countryside Museum

Tuesady 24 March
AN exhibition of contemporary textiles and knitting will be an added attraction for visitors to the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes next month (April).

Crime reduction session in Richmond

Tuesady 24 March
RESIDENTS are being invited to discuss crime reduction and safety issues with a wide range of local agencies at an event in Richmond next week.

Bovine TB: tests for badger vaccine

Monday 23 March
TRIALS will start next year on a new vaccine which could be the solution to one of the bitterest rural disputes in recent years – the charge and counter charge that badgers are spreading TB to cattle.

The world gets a taste for Wensleydale

Monday 23 March
THE Wensleydale Creamery has welcomed Government figures that show its cheese has helped boost British food exports.


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