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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 29 October 2010

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

National Park budget warning

Friday 29 October
A NATIONAL charity has warned of the likely impacts of cutting the budgets of the National Parks.

Park stalwart retires

Friday 29 October
THE man responsible for building the 400 plus steps at the side of Malham Cove is retiring from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) after a career spanning three decades.

Have your say on budget cuts

Thursday 28 October
PEOPLE across North Yorkshire are being invited to air their views on spending priorities in the face of multi-million pound cuts in funding to public sector organisations in the county.

Budding Artists

Thursday 28 October
BUDDING artists had a go at sculpting as part of a special workshop held at The World of James Herriot.

Don't burn Prickles alive – plea

Wednesday 27 October
THIS weekend is when young children and fun-loving adults begin to collect material for their November 5th bonfires – and one that can sentence Britain’s favourite mammal to a terrible death.

Say NO to Chinese Lanterns, says CLA

Wednesday 27 October
AS Halloween and bonfire Night approach, the CLA in the North is asking people to not include Chinese or sky lanterns as part of any celebrations.

Hiccup in "green farming" grants

Tuesday 26 October
A WELCOME boost to so-called “green farming” grants has caused a temporary hiccup forcing Natural England to suspend further funding under the Higher Level Stewardship scheme (HLS).

Changes at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Tuesday 26 October
PARISH councillor Nick Thwaite has been appointed to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority by the Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman.

Cuts threaten rural bus services – CPRE

Monday 25 October
WHILST issuing a guarded welcome for some of the “green” promises made in last week’s Giovernment cuts, the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has raised doubts that rural bus services can survive with subsidies slashed.


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