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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 20 November 2009

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

Commission for Rural Communities publish ‘State of the Countryside’ 10 big numbers

Friday 20 November
COMMISSION for Rural Communities have updated their 10 Big Numbers which continues their State of the Countryside work by bringing together a set of statistics covering a range of factors affecting fundamental aspects of living and working in rural areas.

CLA North West reaction to aspects of the Queen’s Speech

Friday 20 November
DOUGLAS Chalmers, Director CLA North comments on aspects of Wednesday Queen's Speech.

Flood warnings in Northern Dales

Thursday 19 November
AS heavy rain storms lashed northern England – and are expected to last at least for today and perhaps longer - the Environment Agency issued flood warnings on several rivers in the northern Yorkshire Dales.

The Nidderdale AONB Residents E-newsletter is now available

Thursday 19 November
THE first edition of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Residents e-Newsletter is now available to download from the AONB website.

Farm environment campaign launched

Wednesday 18 November
THE most ambitious project ever launched in Britain to meld together the often opposing demands of modern farming and the latest environmental protection measures will take its first steps next week with two “brain-storming” sessions between farmers, farm advisers, and managers, and two leading conservation bodies.

Yorkshire Dales National Park: a diamond in the landscape

Wednesday 18 November
THE extraordinary Dales landscape that has inspired writers and artists is being celebrated in a new photographic exhibition commemorating 60 years since the Act that created the UK’s national parks.

£25K to help Dales farmers

Tuesday 17 November
HARD-PRESSED Yorkshire Dales farmers have been given a £25,000 grant to help them improve their businesses and make their case better heard by the public.

Dales children turn hay meadow historians

Tuesday 17 November
PUPILS at a Wensleydale primary school are becoming history detectives as part of a campaign to save one of the region’s most distinctive features, the hay meadows.

Business Link seminar at Aysgarth

Tuesday 17 November
BUSINESS Link are holding an evening seminar at Aysgarth Falls tomorrow Wednesday 18th November.

Council to consider proposals for one hour free parking

Monday 16 November
FREE one hour parking announced for Settle, Skipton and Ingleton over the Christmas period.

Fresh call for affordable housing sites

Monday 16 November
A FRESH call for possible sites on which to build affordable housing has gone out to landowners and organisations in four areas of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.


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