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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 3rd November

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

Top flavours announced in Dales food awards

Friday 03 November 2006
NINE food businesses are celebrating after being judged the 'best in their category in an awards ceremony aimed at finding the top flavours across the Hambleton district of the Yorkshire Dales.

Good news for Ribble salmon stocks

Friday 03 November 2006
SALMON fishermen on the River Ribble and other rivers which flow into the Irish Sea were celebrating an end-of-season bonus this weekend after an announcement that the Irish Government is to ban driftnet fishing at sea for the so-called King of Fish.

Make them pay say Conservatives as fears persist over farm payments

Thursday 02 November 2006
"MAKE them pay" - that is the message from the Conservative party this week as fears persist among farming communities across the Yorkshire Dales and beyond that the Government will allow the farm payments scheme to descend into chaos for the second year running.

RON ready for Yorkshire organic growers?

Thursday 02 November 2006
LEADING members of the burgeoning organic food industry in Yorkshire are investigating ways of setting up a business network which will help them expand faster - and create a "greener" transport system.

Finalists await results in Dales flavours awards

Wednesday 01 November 2006
AN AWARDS scheme which recognises the best that food and drink producers across the northern Yorkshire Dales have to offer is all set for an exciting finale tomorrow (2 November).

British scientists create new bird flu map

Wednesday 01 November 2006
AS THE late autumn migrations of millions of birds to Europe begins to gather pace, bringing with it new fears about the spread of deadly avian 'flu, British scientists announced today (November 1) that they have created a new map of migration patterns which could act as an early warning system should the disease threaten Britain.

Making the news across West Craven

Wednesday 01 November 2006
A spectacular fireworks display, young people playing their part in brightening up Barnoldswick, and help for the local tourism industry…see what's making the news across West Craven.

Dales MP launches campaign to save local Post Offices

Tuesday 31 October 2006
A Yorkshire Dales MP has launched a campaign to save Post Offices in her constituency from closure as doubts continue as to whether the government will extend a vital subsidy.

Save Prickles from fiery death

Tuesday 31 October 2006
PEOPLE beginning to build their November 5th bonfires this weekend are being urged not to stack it in situ until a few hours before is lit - to save hedgehogs from a fiery death.

New act saves captive birds - RSPB

Saturday 28 October 2006
Hundreds of thousands of rare and exotic birds have been saved from death or a life in captivity by the temporary ban on the wild bird trade, which marks its first anniversary this weekend, says the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.


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