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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 27 November 2009

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

Boxing clever!

Friday 27 November
SPRING might seem a long way off but some birds will soon be prospecting for nest sites. The British Trust for Ornithology is urging people to put up a new nest box now and, by doing so, increase the chances of it being used come the spring.

Britain needs more trees – official

Thursday 26 November
BRITAIN’S carbon emissions could be cut by an impressive 10 per cent if a massive tree planting campaign is undertaken in the next 40 years, says a review led by Professor Sir David Read, recently Vice-President of the Royal Society and currently Emeritus Professor of Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield.

Red squirrels prove popular

Thursday 26 November
RED squirrels in a woodland plantation near Hawes have proved to be a popular day trip for wildlife enthusiasts.

Visitors give their views

Wednesday 25 November
WALKING is the main reason people visit the Yorkshire Dales National Park, according to the results of a new survey.

National Park to feature in Harry Potter film

Wednesday 25 November
THE beautiful scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park is set to be seen by millions of people all over the world – in the new Harry Potter film.

Public demand better food labelling – NFU

Tuesday 24 November
FARMERS are calling on the European Parliament to give UK consumers want they want - clear country of origin food labelling so they can be sure where in the world their food comes from.

Ancient wood no longer feeling drained

Tuesday 24 November
AN ancient North Yorkshire landscape is going back to its watery roots in a bid to explore more eco-friendly ways of alleviating severe flooding.

Dales escape worst of floods – but caution needed

Monday 23 November
THE Yorkshire Dales seem to have escaped the horrendous flooding which hit parts of the Lake District at the weekend – but there were still flood watch warnings in force early today (Monday) for the upper catchment areas of the River Aire and, further south, the River Calder.


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