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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 08 May 2009

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

Dalby's World Cup mountain bike course ready for action

Friday 08 May
A MOUNTAIN bike course fit for champions is nearing completion in Dalby Forest, near Pickering, North Yorkshire.

Migratory bird weekend

Friday 08 April
As an estimated 16 million migrant birds make their way to Britain, people across the world will be celebrating World Migratory Bird Day this weekend to mark the incredible journeys that many of these birds make as they migrate to their summer breeding grounds.

Red Kite poisoning – Police make information appeal

Thursday 07 May
POLICE are appealing for information after a rare bird of prey was found dead in the Greenhow area of the Yorkshire Dales.

Cut-price blue tongue vaccine

Thursday 07 April
THE environment department Defra has halved the price of the remaining stocks of blue-tongue livestock disease vaccine to encourage farmers to treat their cattle and sheep before the warmer weather brings the midges which spread the disease.

Speed up new business grants - CLA

Wednesday 06 May
THE doubling of Government grants to help rural business to expand has been welcomed by the Country Land and Business Association (see News, yesterday) – along with a call for a speeding up of the grant making process.

Cultural celebration is a first for Richmondshire

Wednesday 06 April
RICHMONDSHIRE will host a unique festival to celebrate the district’s different cultures tomorrow.

Filling the gap between Dales and Lakes

Tuesday 05 May
THE gap between the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District national parks may soon be closed if the Government quango Natural England has its way.

Double grants for rural business?

Tuesday 05 April
GOVERNMENT grants to help rural business cope with the recession may be doubled for schemes like farm diversification - if the European Union agrees.


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