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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 18 December 2009

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

Historic anniversary of footpath maps

Thursday 17 December
ONE of the most historic milestones in the opening up of the British countryside was celebrated yesterday: the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Assent being given to the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act.

Red-letter year for National Parks topped by launch of plans to expand them

Thursday 17 December
THE Campaign for National Parks (CNP) is delighted at this week’s planned launch by Natural England of proposals to expand the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, on the 60th anniversary of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 which created them.

NFU slams pre-budget report

Tuesday 15 December
WITH the world anti-global warming conference underway in Copenhagen, the NFU yesterday issued an angry press statement claiming that the Government was planning cuts to farmers and market gardeners who had introduced new technology.

Copenhagen: land managers are a vital part of the solution, says CLA

Tuesday 15 December
THE CLA presented a key paper in conjunction with the European Landowners’ Organisation (ELO) at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference on Friday 11 December.

Government “cover up” on windfarm noise

Monday 14 December
GOVERNMENT officials suppressed a damning report on the noise caused by wind turbines in order to push ahead with the building of hundreds of on-line windfarms in England, a report in the Sunday Times alleged yesterday (December 13).

Wanderlust pooch is a Friend of the Three Peaks

Monday 14 December
A PUB dog that frequently escapes from his home to walk the Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks has been given a special honour.


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