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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 5 Febuary 2010

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

Rural Telly Talk pilot for Upper Wensleydale

Friday 5 Febuary
A GROUND-breaking scheme to give people in rural areas a "face-to-face" link with public services miles away from their homes is being piloted in Upper Wensleydale.

Gayle Mill and the early days of the cotton industry

Friday 5 Febuary
GAYLE Mill and the early days of the cotton industry is the title of a lecture by John McCallum on Saturday 27th Febuary.

Woodfuel makes business sense for Yorkshire

Thursday 4 Febuary
A NORTH Yorkshire charity and the Forestry Commission are proving that going green is good for business and the environment.

Business advice for on-line Vat returns

Thursday 4 Febuary
HUNDREDS of small businesses in the Yorkshire Dales – pubs, restaurants, B&Bs and many more – will have to file their tax returns on-line from April, a challenge which will worry scores of more elderly proprietors not fully tuned in to e-commerce.

Online consultation begins

Wednesday 3 Febuary
PLANS to enhance the special local character of parts of Sedbergh and Dent have been published online for public consultation.

Barnstorming success for Lake District owls

Wednesday 3 Febuary
A FORESTRY Commission project to help barn owls in Cumbria’s Grizedale Forest and the Rusland Valley, between Coniston and Newby Bridge, has been hailed as a success, after a reported increase in the number of birds nesting in the area.

Lambing time risks for pregnant women

Tuesday 2 Febuary
THE environment department Defra has issued a serious warning to pregnant women to avoid sheep during lambing time because of the danger of disease which can cause them to miscarry their babies.

CLA says Conservative broadband pledge is good but misses the point

Tuesday 2 Febuary
THE CLA has welcomed the Conservative’s pledge to introduce superfast broadband for all by 2017 - but said the UK needs an “adequate and effective” broadband speed to every home much sooner.

Celebration for Dales community projects

Monday 1 Febuary
SOME of the most successful small scale community projects lunched in the Yorkshire Dales in recent years is to be celebrated with a public open day later this month.

Centenary of landmark law

Monday 1 Febuary
THIS year marks the centenary of the Finance Act 1910, a landmark law which has proved valuable in claiming routes as public paths for the definitive (official) map of rights of way in England and Wales.


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