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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 06 August 2010

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

North Yorkshire youth parliamentarians attend summit

Friday 6 August
NORTH Yorkshire's members of the UK Youth Parliament travelled to Northern Ireland recently for a four-day summit to talk about the most pressing issues for young people.

Red kites soar in skies above Grizedale Forest

Friday 6 August
THE Forestry Commission has released 30 spectacular birds of prey at Grizedale – in the heart of the Lake District.

Grant to help safeguard unique mining monument in the Yorkshire Dales

Thursday 5 August
ENGLISH Heritage has pledged £50,000 to help safeguard one of the nation’s most important historic lead mining ruins in the Yorkshire Dales.

Making the going easier on North Yorkshire's newest trail

Thursday 5 August
RAMBLERS using North Yorkshire's newest long distance footpath will find the going easier and dryer thanks to bridge engineering work by North Yorkshire County Council.

Minister demands more honest food labelling

Wednesday 4 August
THE NEW Food Minister Jim Paice yesterday called on the British food industry to be more honest in its “place of origin” food labelling after years of controversy over cheap imported foreign meat being labelled home grown.

Kids get to grips with life in the forest

Wednesday 4 August
YOUNGSTERS are being given chance to ape Bear Grylls and learn how to fend for themselves in the great outdoors.

Internet Service Providers let down rural communities, says CLA

Tuesday 3 August
THE CLA says that Ofcom’s report on broadband speeds backed the Association’s view that consumers are being short-changed.

Cash incentives offered in drive to boost North West England's woodland cover

Tuesday 3 August
THE Forestry Commission is offering grants to landowners as part of a drive to boost the amount of woodland in the North West of England.

Cultural heritage explored at Museum

Monday 2 August
PERSONAL possessions that have a story to tell are the centrepiece of a new project being run at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.

More cash for flood hit councils

Monday 2 August
THE Government has announced a £2 million boost to help local councils in flood hit areas to draw up emergency plans should major floods hit – a small but welcome increase in funding at a time of massive cuts.


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