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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 11 January

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

Funding on offer to help make Richmondshire a safer place

Friday 11 January 2008
COMMUNITY projects could be entitled to funding to help tackle some of the most important issues facing residents in one Yorkshire Dales district.

Bill for Beckett's farm blunder: £300 million

Thursday 10 January 2008
THE BRITISH taxpayer faces a bill of almost £300 million in EU fines for failing to pay farm subsidies on time; it was claimed by Euro MPs yesterday. And the cause of the blunder: the "calamitous failure" of former Defra secretary Margaret Beckett.

New TB stats suggest a downward trend

Thursday 10 January 2008
NEW TB statistics for 2007, published this week, suggest that the disease is beginning to decline without any cull say the Badger Trust.

Plant more elms - Prince of Wales

Wednesday 09 January 2008
THE Prince of Wales has launched a new campaign to replace thousands of English elm trees which were decimated by disease over a period of 30 years until the 1990s.

Wharfe to benefit from sewer upgrade

Wednesday 09 January 2008
CONTRACTORS will start work next week on a project which should help to improve the quality of water in the River Wharfe as it flows through an area of the southern Yorkshire Dales.

The Yorkshire Dales - outdoor gym!

Tuesday 08 January 2008
The chairman of Natural England is urging people with a New Year wish to lose weight to join the "outdoor gym" in places like the Yorkshire Dales.

TV chefs launch broiler chicken war

Monday 07 January 2008
THIS WEEK will see one of the most vitriolic attacks on the horrors of the battery chicken industry by two of television's most famous chefs, Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.


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