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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 30th March

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

New venture for Yorkshire Dales brewery

Friday 30 March 2007
A YORKSHIRE DALES brewery is set to take its ales directly to the punter as it joins a new benture to refurbish a well established Skipton pub.

Volunteers needed for Dales crime reduction scheme

Friday 30 March 2007
RESIDENTS in rural parts of the northern Yorkshire Dales are being urged to support the expansion of a scheme designed to reduce night time crime in remote areas.

MPs baying for Beckett's head

Thursday 29 March 2007
ALTHOUGH at the centre of one of the most serious foreign affairs crises in recent history, Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett was today facing calls for her resignation in the aftermath of the chaos following her previous role as Environment Secretary.

Just Ask...Sarah - Dales woman backs local food campaign

Thursday 29 March 2007
A YORKSHIRE DALES businesswoman is encouraging shoppers to ask where their food comes from as she joins a new campaign aimed at promoting local produce.

Government supports "super-council" for North Yorkshire

Wednesday 28 March 2007
THE GOVERNMENT has given its initial support to a proposal that could see a radical shake-up of local authorities in North Yorkshire.

Massive support for humane farming

Wednesday 28 March 2007
MORE than half of British food shoppers - and even more in continental Europe - would be prepared to swap supermarkets to one which could prove it sold only meat and poultry produced in human conditions.

Council prepares for new litter crackdown

Tuesday 27 March 2007
SOUTH Lakeland will see a new campaign against litterbugs, graffiti artists and dog fouling this Spring after a team of Police Community Support Officers learned how to issue fixed penalty notices at a special training session.

Young Yorkshire riders aim high

Tuesday 27 March 2007
YOUNG Yorkshire riders and their ponies will be hoping to take the first steps to future equestrian glory at the prestigious Dengie Pony Club Show Jumping Championships at Warwickshire College, Moreton Morrell, and Warwickshire this Saturday, 31st March 2007.

Yorkshire Dales campaigners seek Broadband for all

Monday 26 March 2007
THE Government has made much of its campaign for a digital Britain that would see homes and businesses connected to the broadband network - yet if you live and work here in the Yorkshire Dales you could be forgiven for thinking the campaign has passed you by.

Doubts over "crucial" grants for "green" farming

Monday 26 March 2007
ENGLISH farmers should be paid some £300 million a year to implement new "green" farm practices that would help stem global warming, save precious water resources and support rare species of wild birds - but will they get it?


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