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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 13th April

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

TLC needed for springtime hedgehogs

Friday 13 April 2007
NEW research has shown that the common hedgehog probably evolved some 15 million years ago - aeons before the first humanoids walked the planet - but they are under threat in many parts of the UK from human activity, according to the British Hedgehog Preservation Society.

Super council survey begins

Thursday 12 April 2007
RESIDENTS across North Yorkshire are being given their chance to have a say over plans to create a single unitary council for the county.

Euro Tories slam land-tax plans

Thursday 12 April 2007
TORY Euro MPs launched a livid attack on plans to impose business taxes on farm land and buildings in a report written by Lord Lyons and ordered by Chancellor Gordon Brown (see News Wednesday).

Moor fires prompt countryside warning

Wednesday 11 April 2007
FOLLOWING the recent spate of moor fires over the Bank Holiday weekend, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding people to take extra care whilst visiting the countryside.

Brown planning new 300 million rural taxes

Wednesday 11 April 2007
NEWS leaked over the weekend suggesting that Chancellor Gordon Brown may be planning a new £300 million "stealth" tax which could cripple farmers and make private homes in the countryside much more expensive to run.

Crackdown continues for dangerous riders

Tuesday 10 April 2007
NORTH YORKSHIRE POLICE are promising to continue their hard line stance against irresponsible and anti-social motorcyclists across our region.

Signs of the times for dales trail

Tuesday 10 April 2007
PEOPLE using the 51-mile section of the new Pennine Way National Trail running through the Yorkshire Dales will soon find it even easier to follow where they are going.


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