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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 19th January

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

Better views as Three Peaks path is diverted

Friday 19 January 2007
EVEN better views are in store for walkers trekking between the three peaks of Ingleborough, Pen-y-gent and Whernside in the Yorkshire Dales.

North Yorkshire homeowners warned to watch for conmen

Friday 19 January 2007
HOUSEHOLDERS across North Yorkshire are being warned to be on their guard against conmen cashing in on the recent spate of bad weather.

North Yorkshire cuts road deaths

Thursday 18 January 2007
FATALITIES on North Yorkshire's roads have been slashed by twenty percent - including a mammoth thirty-eight percent decrease in deaths among motorcyclists.

Keighley residents get right to reply on drugs policing

Thursday 18 January 2007
RESIDENTS in Keighley will have the opportunity to comment on the way police are tackling drugs and drug dealing as part of a survey to monitor the success of the Crackdown campaign.

County Council urges single tier government for North Yorkshire

Wednesday 17 January 2007
BOSSES at North Yorkshire County Council will today (January 17) unveil details of a business plan which will support the creation of a single tier of local government for North Yorkshire - a move that could see local democracy moving even further away from residents.

Hay fever alert - in January!

Wednesday 17 January 2007
SCIENTISTS are warning hay fever sufferers that the days of a traditional winter escape from the disease may be over - because there is pollen in the air in mid-January!

Plea to public to catch Dales vandals

Wednesday 17 January 2007
VISITORS to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority car park in Grassington are being asked to help catch mindless vandals who have targeted public toilets and a bus shelter.

Know where you stand on Barden Moor

Tuesday 16 January 2007
VISITORS to the magnificent Barden Moor and Barden Fell in Southern Wharfedale now know exactly where they stand and where they are able to walk freely following work carried out by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA).

Top of the poll hedgehog still under threat

Tuesday 16 January 2007
THE HUMBLE hedgehog has been chosen as the icon (see graphic) to represent the English environment - just as it is under threat as never before.

New Year, new opportunities for Richmondshire businesses

Monday 15 January 2007
THREE businesses based in the northern Dales are looking forward to a successful 2007, with vital equipment delivered in time to start the New Year with ambitious expansion plans.

From Montreal to Thirsk - Jazz comes to the Dales

Monday 15 January 2007
A THIRSK based arts venue will be Jazzing it up next month as renowned Canadian guitarist Pavlo kicks off his UK tour right here in the Yorkshire Dales.

New battle in hedgehog wars

Saturday 13 January 2007
ONE OF the strangest wars ever fought between two sets of nature lovers seems set for another battle with the publication of new scientific evidence which could stop the wholesale slaughter of hedgehogs on remote Scottish islands.


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