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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 11th August

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

Petition calls for supermarket power to be reduced

Friday 11 August 2006
A LEADING countryside organisation is calling on the public to support its campaign to curb the power of the leading supermarkets in their dealings with farmers and producers.
 

End of disease restrictions for some Yorkshire Dales fish farms

Thursday 10 August 2006
FISH farmers across some parts of the Yorkshire Dales are celebrating the lifting of movement restrictions following an announcement from Defra this morning - though the waiting continues for many others.
 

RPA staff disciplined for "playing" whilst farmers go bust

Thursday 10 August 2006
AN internal investigation into allegations of staff misbehaviour at the Newcastle office of the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has concluded with a report being delivered to the Agency's Directors and a number of staff being dismissed.
 

Yorkshire Dales National Park showcased on TV

Thursday 10 August 2006
THE landscape, people, wildlife and places of the Yorkshire Dales National Park will be featured in a new TV series starting on BBC1 later this month.
 

North Yorkshire escapes building shame

Wednesday 09 August 2006
WITH one exception - Ryedale - North Yorkshire councils have escaped being listed in a "name and shame" league table of local authorities who are allowing the building of too many news houses on greenfield sites
 

Combined tickets open Yorkshire Dales to visitors on public transport

Wednesday 09 August 2006
DAY trips in to the Yorkshire Dales are set to become even easier this summer as several bus routes offer visitors the chance to combine their pass with a rail ticket.
 

Opportunities for Dales anglers during National Fishing Week

Wednesday 09 August 2006
NATIONAL Fishing Week casts off later this month (19-28 August) and anglers young and old are being urged to join in alongside a popular Yorkshire Dales canal or one of the region's many rivers.
 

Rural speed limits to be cut

Tuesday 08 August 2006
THE Government has ordered rural councils and highway authorities to begin preparing for a big cut in speed limits on rural roads - scene of 63% of Britain's fatal traffic accidents.
 

Yorkshire Dales smokehouse savours business expansion

Monday 07 August 2006
A YORKSHIRE DALES smokehouse is gearing up for a business expansion which could bring a valuable jobs boost to one of North Yorkshire's most remote rural areas.
 

Yorkshire Dales fire risk "low"

Monday 07 August 2006
WEEKEND rain brought a sigh of relief from rangers in the Yorkshire Dales National Park who were keeping a sharp eye open for moorland fires which, if they penetrate deep into the peat can burn for weeks - or even months.
 

Sedbergh celebrates its market town heritage

Monday 07 August 2006
WITH its hustle and bustle and all manner of goods on offer the market is central to many a Yorkshire Dales town, and later this month Sedbergh will be celebrating the rich history of its market stretching back almost 800 years.
 

Timber Muncher revs up at Barnard Castle

Saturday 05 August 2006
THE Forestry Commission is offering a rare chance to see a mechanical marvel in action at the organisation's 5,000 acre Hamsterley Forest, near Barnard Castle.
 


 


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