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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 8th June

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

MP to open Bingley fishing lake

Friday 08 June 2007
A REVAMPED fishing lake designed to accommodate people with disabilities will be officially opened in Airedale by Shipley MP Philip Davies.

Down on the farm this Sunday

Friday 08 June 2007
THOUSANDS of English farmers will be throwing open their gates to visitors this Sunday (June 10) as part if a nationwide campaign to demonstrate to townsfolk how important agriculture is for the maintenance of our countryside as well as the food it produces.

North Yorkshire on offensive over super council plans

Thursday 07 June 2007
BOSSES at North Yorkshire County Council have gone on the offensive and hit out at the county's MPs over their criticism yesterday (see news) of its proposals for creating one single super council to replace the existing district councils.

Community views sought on Colburn housing

Thursday 07 June 2007
A CONSULTATION event about proposed affordable housing provision is being held in one Yorkshire Dales town next week and aims to garner views and support for the development.

MPs unite against single council plans

Wednesday 06 June 2007
ALL seven MPs from across North Yorkshire have united in their opposition to plans for a single unitary council covering the whole of the county - and the move comes hot on the heels of a MORI survey that found little public support for the proposals.

Farm payments: some progress but still delays

Wednesday 06 June 2007
ENGLAND'S three leading farming organisations had a top-level meeting with Government yesterday over the long-running row about delayed farm payments - and were able top report considerable progress.

Funding for Harrogate nature reserve

Tuesday 05 June 2007
A POPULAR nature reserve on the south side of Harrogate is this week celebrating a new stream of funding which will help it extend and develop.

Get a dawn chorus earful

Tuesday 05 June 2007
As the dawn chorus reaches its early summer crescendo, youngsters are being given the chance to test their knowledge of birdsong.

Praise for Dales Volunteers

Monday 04 June 2007
THE valuable support that Volunteers provide to the National Park Authority has been formally praised at a recent meeting.

Octameron to perform in Bentham

Monday 04 June 2007
THE Yorkshire Dales-based singing group Octameron will bring the summer sunshine to Bentham this coming weekend as they perform their next concert in the town.


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