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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 12 November 2010

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

Milestone for Go Dales! project

Friday 12 November
AN action-packed scheme that introduces young people to outdoor adventure in Yorkshire Dales National Park has reached a major milestone.

Improving mobile phone coverage in rural areas

Friday 12 November
THE Commission for Rural Communities have launched ‘Rural mobile phone coverage – issues and recommendations’, a report highlighting the impacts of poor mobile coverage on rural communities.

North Yorkshire libraries launch online e-book service

Thursday 11 November
LIBRARY users in North Yorkshire are being offered a new online service to download e-books and audio titles.

Start of mammoth tree planting project

Thursday 11 November
BRITAIN is to get a stunning one billion new trees in the next 50 years in one of the biggest conservation programmes ever launched – and work is starting now in some of the most deprived areas of the country.

Have your say on your national park

Wednesday 10 November
IN a move which will have great interest in North Yorkshire, the Coalition government is asking people to send their views to a national forum to discuss the good and bad points of national parks.

Blue Peter hails young local radio star

Wednesday 10 November
A YORKSHIRE primary school girl who presents her own local radio show has been interviewed by producers of the children's TV programme Blue Peter.

£80,000 history lessons for Dales children

Tuesday 9 November
MOST people look upon the Yorkshire Dales as a purely rural area distant from the industry of Yorkshire’s industrial towns and cities – but, in fact, they have a long history of manufacturing.

Badger culls: more confusion

Tuesday 9 November
NEW scientific evidence published yesterday on one of the bitterest countryside controversies – calls for a mass extermination of badgers – add even more to the confusion which has affected the problem for the best part of a decade.


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