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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 5th January

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

Big prizes for countryside photos

Friday 05 January 2007
ONE OF THE countryside's most formidable campaigning groups, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), is celebrating the centenary of its formation this year and among the events to mark the milestone is a nationwide photography competition.

Northern Dales Christmas recycling points open for business

Thursday 04 January 2007
HOUSEHOLDERS taking down their festive decorations are being urged to recycle their trees at one of a number of special collection points across the northern Yorkshire Dales.

Mixed reception for farming's future speeches

Thursday 04 January 2007
TWO important speeches on the future of English farming from leading politicians received mixed receptions at a top level conference in Oxford yesterday.

Miliband, Cameron boost farmers

Wednesday 03 January 2007
TWO of Britain's top politicians, Defra secretary David Miliband and Tory leader David Cameron, are due to speak at a national conference on agriculture in Oxford today - and both are expected to express their confidence in the future of British farming and its farmers.

New woods from Xmas cards

Wednesday 03 January 2007
PEOPLE are being urged to re-cycle their Christmas cards and help the Woodland Trust, Britain's biggest arboreal conservation charity, plant new trees.

Hunt vote bewilders BBC

Tuesday 02 January 2007
A MASSIVE radio poll demanding the return of legal fox hunting appears to have bewildered the producers of BBC radio's flagship news programme, today, over the New Year.

Newby work brings Pennine Bridleway a step closer

Tuesday 02 January 2007
CONTRACTORS are continuing their work on the latest section of a major new National Trail that will run through the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Virtual guide for Yorkshire Dales walkers

Friday 29 December 2006
VISITORS wanting to blow off the cobwebs with a post Christmas walk can now explore the stunning scenery around a Yorkshire Dales attraction with their own personal tour guide - thanks to the latest technology.

Christmas Sat-Nav boom threatens Dales farmers

Wednesday 27 December 2006
FARMERS and land-owners have yet another worry this Christmas: the boom in satellite navigation systems for cars - because thousands more bewildered motorists might find themselves stranded on country tracks or even in farmyards!


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