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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 21st September

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

Timetable needed for FMD recovery

Friday 21 September 2007
THE economic implications of the nationwide animal movement ban following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth have already started to ripple out across the wider rural economy, warned the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) today.
 

Mayor walks canal to promote festival

Friday 21 September 2007
THE Mayor of Pendle, Coun Allan Buck, walked the entire 12.5mile length of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal that runs through Pendle recently.
 

Scrap most road signs - RAC

Thursday 20 September 2007
UP TO 70% of the signs on our rural roads are unnecessary and could be removed, a conference in Loughborough will be told today (Thursday, September 20) after an in-depth audit of such signs by the RAC and the Campaign to Protect Rural England.
 

Hawes market closure cost £2 million

Thursday 20 September 2007
HUGE losses to Dales hill farmers because of foot and mouth movement restrictions are being highlighted because of an estimate that the closure of the two-day Hawes sales has already cost the industry £2 million, says the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).
 

How does your garden grow?

Wednesday 19 September 2007
OVER thousands of years, plants have been gathered, introduced and domesticated for food, medicine, clothing, money and decoration. How to grow and use the plants that work best in the Yorkshire Dales has been handed down from generation to generation and now these memories are coming together in a new project - before the knowledge is lost, people are being asked to pass it on so others can learn from them.
 

Spotlight on Dales village's history

Wednesday 19 September 2007
EXPERTS will bring to life the bygone industries of a Yorkshire Dales village in a series of talks that gets underway next week.
 

Mystery woman investigation continues

Tuesday 18 September 2007
DETECTIVES are still working to put a name to an Oriental woman whose body was found on a Yorkshire Dales mountainside three years ago this week.
 

National Park plays host to overseas visitors

Tuesday 18 September 2007
STAFF at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) have been playing host to groups of Russian and German visitors.
 

FMD: more action needed, says CLA

Monday 17 September 2007
DEFRA'S decision to lift some - but not all - restrictions on livestock movements because of the Surrey foot and mouth cases must be followed by more swift action in what has become a "genuine catastrophe" for Northern farmers, says the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).
 

National Park faces up to climate change

Monday 17 September 2007
The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has this week publicly pledged to help counter the effects of climate change by signing up to a national initiative.
 


 


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