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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 20 August 2010

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

Sense the Dales

Friday 20 August
FREE event in the Yorkshire Dales National Park to stimulate the senses for people with disabilities of all ages and their families.

Who do you think you are? find out with the help of NYCC

Friday 20 August
TO coincide with the new series of the BBC's hugely popular television series Who Do You Think You Are, the North Yorkshire County Record Office is to stage more of its popular Family History events.

Keep local planning promises – CPRE

Thursday 19 August
AS the Government begins to explain what the ‘Big Society’ might mean for local communities, the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) are calling on Ministers not to pull a U-turn on their promise to rebalance rights of appeal in the planning process.

Help needed to tackle bird disease

Wednesday 18 August
SCIENTISTS are appealing for public help in the battle against a virulent avian disease which appears to have jumped species and is now attacking some of Britain’s most popular garden birds like greenfinches and chaffinches.

Income threat to rural vets

Tuesday 17 August
THE Tenant Farmers Association has written to DEFRA Minister of State, Jim Paice, arguing against proposals to take responsibility for TB testing away from local vets.

“Do or die” rural challenge

Monday 16 August
A CONSORTIUM of countryside bodies today (August 16) publishes what it calls a “do or die” demand for Government action to save the countryside and the future of its local residents.

Gervase Phinn’s new book ‘Yorkshire Journey’ published

Monday 16 August
GERVASE Phinn’s new book is “a personal tour of places which have meant a great deal to me” says the bestselling author.


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