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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 7th September

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

Friends meet to protect Youth Hostel

Friday 07 September 2007
PENDLE people and visitors alike are being invited to be part of the new Friends group set up to protect a youth hostel on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

New home for N. Yorks pearls

Friday 07 September 2007
Environment Agency officers are hoping to give North Yorkshire's very own pearl mussel population a new lease of life - by moving them out of the county.

Yet another rap for RPA

Thursday 06 September 2007
THE much abused Rural Payments Agency, widely condemned for its incompetence in failing to pay thousands of English farmers new EU subsidies, will receive another sharp rap over the knuckles today after a Parliamentary investigation.

Police staff trek through the night for charity

Thursday 06 September 2007
MEMBERS of North Yorkshire Police support staff have raised over £1,400 for Cancer Research after completing a gruelling overnight trek across the North Yorkshire Moors.

Environmental crime does not pay - official

Wednesday 05 September 2007
COURTS handed out more than 11 years behind bars, millions in fines and more than 240 days of community service to individuals, companies and company directors who committed environmental crime last year across England and Wales, according to a new report launched yesterday (Tuesday).

New artist on display at Dales HQ

Wednesday 05 September 2007
VISITORS to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority's Yoredale offices in Bainbridge will be able to see the work of a new artist from next week.

National Park Authority says thank you

Tuesday 04 September 2007
FARMERS and landowners have been given a big thank you for their help in the on-going development of a 52-mile section of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail through the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Dales hospital to open its doors

Tuesday 04 September 2007
A HOSPITAL serving large parts of the southern Yorkshire Dales will be opening its doors next week to give the public an opportunity to get behind the scenes of their local hospital.

New book sheds light on grammar school at war

Monday 03 September 2007
A NEW book featuring Craven and the Great War is due to be launched later this month.

Farmland birds plea to Defra to be ignored?

Monday 03 September 2007
THE NEW environment minister Hilary Benn will today (Monday) receive an impassioned plea to do more to save rare farmland birds - but conservationists fear the their worries will not be heard.


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