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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 5 November 2010

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

Historic toll house saved

Friday 5 November
AN historic building in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has been given a new lease of life.

Have your say on the future of Settle Town Hall

Friday 5 November
CRAVEN District Council would like residents to share their thoughts and ideas about the future of Settle Town Hall.

Last lap for bird atlas

Thursday 4 November
ONE of the most ambitious scientific surveys ever launched by ornithologists is reaching its last lap – and amateur bird watchers are being invited to help fill in the final data.

Grants to community groups

Thursday 4 November
JIM Paice, Minister of State for Agriculture, yesterday (Nov 3) announced funding of £12.6 million, from Defra and its quangos to improve our understanding of how UK agriculture contributes to climate change.

Closing in on millionth tree target

Tuesday 2 November
A YORKSHIRE Dales charity has been helped towards its target of planting one million trees by a gift of £2,000 by a local firm which makes up-market paper goods.

Grants to community groups

Tuesday 2 November
NINE community and voluntary projects in the Upper Dales have been given a £10,000 cash boost.

New partnerships must include farming – NFU

Monday 1 November
THE Government’s new Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPS), which are to replace the scrapped Regional Development Agency quangos, must recognise the importance of farming and food production in the local economy, says the NFU – but few of them show signs of doing so.


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