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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 27th January

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

Tomorrow's climate - today's challenge

Friday 27 January 2006
The search is on to find Yorkshire's climate change champion.

Nominations invited for Dales conservation award

Friday 27 January 2006
Nominations are being sought for an award in memory of the former Yorkshire Dales Society President, Ken Wilson.

"Disruption and confusion" for Yorkshire farmers

Thursday 26 January 2006
THE computer shambles at the Government's newly created Rural Payments Agency (RPA) is causing "disruption and confusion" for Yorkshire farmers and landowners, it was claimed yesterday.

Another busy Christmas for recyclers

Thursday 26 January 2006
Hambleton's festive recycling centres have recorded yet another busy Christmas.

Dales Council launches gateway to electronic government

Thursday 26 January 2006
Internet users across Richmondshire can now access all government services; both local and central, via the District Council's website www.richmondshire.gov.uk.

MPs asked to save North Yorks police

Wednesday 25 January 2006
A MASSIVE lobbying meeting with some 150 MPs is to take place in London today (Wednesday) in an attempt the save dozens of rural police services, including the North Yorkshire force.

Harrogate shop best "country store"

Wednesday 25 January 2006
A NEWLY opened food shop in Harrogate has been named as the best "rural retailer" in Britain because is specialises in selling produce from Yorkshire farmers.

Rural Economies Must Innovate To Prosper

Wednesday 25 January 2006
Yorkshire Forward Chief Executive Martin Havenhand has paid tribute to the beauty of North Yorkshire whilst also reiterating the importance of diversifying rural economies.

"Crunch time" at Dales national park

Tuesday 24 January 2006
THE Government has frozen the budget of the Yorkshire Dales National Park for the next two years, which will mean the park authority will have to make "crunch decisions" later this year.

Recycling gathers pace across the region

Monday 23 January 2006
Recycling in Yorkshire and Humberside is gathering pace, according to the latest figures published today by Defra.

Government unveils plans to control grey squirrels

Monday 23 January 2006
The Government has announced a new action plan to control one of Britain's most loveable pests - the Grey Squirrel.


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