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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 11th May

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

Bollywood comes to the Yorkshire Dales

Friday 11 May 2007
THE glitz and glamour of Bollywood will arrive in the Yorkshire Dales later this month with the launch of a programme of events tying in with the staging of the eighth International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in the region.

Dedicate a virtual tree with dales charity

Friday 11 May 2007
ENVIRONMENTAL charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) is offering a new and innovative way to dedicate a tree. Visitors to their website are invited to 'Go green and paper-free with a 'Virtual Tree' - and watch it grow.

Tony Blair's "failed promise" - CPRE

Thursday 10 May 2007
DEPARTING Prime Minister Tony Blair has failed on his early promise to care for the countryside, according to a dismal "end of term" report on his ten years in office from the highly regarded Campaign to Protect Rural England.

Help track the world's birds

Thursday 10 May 2007
THE arrival of the Internet has provided a huge boom in information about one of nature's greatest events - the worldwide migration of millions of birds - and British bird-lovers are being invited to become migrant detectives.

Yorkshire Dales wine merchant set to take on Customs and Revenue

Wednesday 09 May 2007
A YORKSHIRE DALES businessman and wine merchant is set to challenge the might of HM Customs and Revenue as he challenges their importing regulations.

Single council survey finds little appetite for change

Wednesday 09 May 2007
NORTH YORKSIRE residents have delivered what some are calling a resounding no to plans to create a single unitary council providing all services across the whole of the county.

Skipton's waterway wonders

Tuesday 08 May 2007
THOUSANDS of people flocked to the 6th Skipton Waterway Festival over the Bank Holiday weekend by car, train, bus and bike.

Grants for communities affected by quarrying

Tuesday 08 May 2007
COMMUNITIES affected by quarrying - including a number in the Yorkshire Dales - are being invited to apply for grants designed to offset the impact of the industry.


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