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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 1st September

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

David V Goliath victory - for hedgehogs

Friday 01 September 2006
ONE of Britain's smallest animal charities has won a David v Goliath victory over one of the world's biggest fast-food chains that could save the lives of hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of hedgehogs.

Rural crime initiative for South Lakeland

Thursday 31 August 2006
MAKING it harder for thieves to operate in rural areas is the aim of a new initiative covering areas of the Yorkshire Dales such as Sedbergh in Southern Cumbria.

Lake District bypass starts landscape row

Wednesday 30 August 2006
A four-mile long village bypass in the Lake District National Park has sparked a nationwide row over claims that "protected landscapes are under greater threat than ever before."

Dales visitors urged to stay safe during grouse shooting season

Tuesday 29 August 2006
THE Grouse shooting season continues across the Yorkshire Dales and the Countryside Agency is urging people who are out and about on the region's moorland to 'Be Safe' and to get the latest information when visiting the countryside during the coming months.

Visitors asked - don't rubbish Ilkley

Tuesday 29 August 2006
VISITORS to a Yorkshire Dales town are being asked to show some consideration and keep local beauty spots free from litter.

Strong start for English beef exports

Saturday 26 August 2006
THERE is a ray of hope for farmers across the Yorkshire Dales with the news that beef exports have re-started strongly and are making an important contribution to achieving an industry target of 30,000 tonnes in the year following the lifting of the European export ban in March.


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