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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 24th August

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

Dales buildings shortlisted for national award

Friday 24 August 2007
THREE imaginative and contemporary Yorkshire Dales buildings have been shortlisted in a leading countryside organisations Rural Buildings Award scheme.
 

National Park Centre nominated for regional award

Friday 24 August 2007
A Yorkshire Dales National Park Centre has been nominated for a top regional award for its service to tourism.
 

Viewers urged to vote for Swaledale view

Thursday 23 August 2007
A GROUP of small businesses in Muker, North Yorkshire are urging TV viewers to vote for the superb views on offer right here on our doorstep in a programme currently showing on ITV.
 

Premier League supports charity golf event in Skipton

Thursday 23 August 2007
THE Pitch and Putt Open, a fundraising event organised by healthcare charity Sue Ryder Care at Aireville Park in Skipton, has scored a major boost following a £2,000 donation from the Premier League's 'Places for Players' scheme.
 

Big welcome for supermarket probe

Wednesday 22 August 2007
REPORTS that the Competition Commission are studying thousands of emails between buyers at Tesco and Asda to seek evidence of "bullying" to their food suppliers is a victory in the long campaign by landowners and farmers against alleged blackmail.
 

Deer farm show case

Wednesday 22 August 2007
Farmers and land managers considering diversifying into deer farming are being invited to a special open day at Hornby Castle near Bedale later this month.
 

Book goes behind the scenes of Dales estate

Tuesday 21 August 2007
A DALES man has written and published a rare "behind the scenes" look at one of Yorkshire's largest and most famous estates.
 

Floods: insurers get tough with Government

Tuesday 21 August 2007
LEADERS of the British insurance industry, dismayed at the lack of preparation against this summer's disastrous floods, are warning the Government to spend more on flood defences - or they will consider withdrawing insurance cover for home owners and businesses in threatened areas.
 

CPRE attacks Tory tax plans

Monday 20 August 2007
THE much-heralded tax cutting plans launched by former Tory cabinet minister John Redwood last week have been savaged by rural campaigners who describe them as "confused and contradictory."
 

Housing killing off Cock Sparrow - BTO

Monday 20 August 2007
SCIENTISTS trying to discover what is killing off the English house sparrow, which has suffered a huge decline in recent years, say that Government plans for a huge house building programme will be yet another blow to the species.
 


 


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