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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 18 January

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

Police Seek Help to Trace Vandals

Friday 18 January 2008
Police in the Ripon and Bedale area are appealing for information following a spate of vandalism attacks in local villages.
 

Road safety partnership says well done to North Yorks drivers

Thursday 17 January 2008
'95 Alive', the North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership, congratulated North Yorkshire drivers following the release of national figures which show that the rate of drink-drivers in the county is well below the national average.
 

Government ignoring local food - CLA

Thursday 17 January 2008
GOVERNMENT bodies like hospitals, prisons and armed services camps spend an astonishing £1.8 billion on food every year - but only £36 million of that goes on locally grown produce, says the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).
 

Tenant farmers plead for 2008 "breathing space"

Wednesday 16 January 2008
AFTER one of the most turbulent 12 months for decades in agriculture, tenant farmers have sent out a plea that 2008 should be a year which allows the industry to catch its breath.
 

Flood-risk Skipton homes to benefit from sewer scheme

Wednesday 16 January 2008
YORKSHIRE WATER is holding a drop-in session today where the company will unveil plans for a new pumping station, which should help reduce the risk of flooding in part of Skipton.
 

Gloom for Dales farmers as food prices soar

Tuesday 15 January 2008
AS we predicted last autumn, food prices in Britain are soaring by as much as 12%, which will add an estimated £750 a year to the average family's house-keeping bill, it was revealed yesterday.
 

Help for problem kids: fish and learn

Tuesday 15 January 2008
COUNTRY landowners and businesses have decided to back a novel scheme for children with behavioural or learning difficulties: take them fishing - and allow them to earn a qualification which might help them to get future work in the countryside.
 

Litter fine for West Craven parking attendant

Monday 14 January 2008
A WEST CRAVEN parking attendant has been fined after dropping litter whilst on duty in Nelson.
 

Woods, wildlife and the law - land managers urged to know the facts

Monday 14 January 2008
BATS and otters are just two of the region's endangered animals given added protection as a result of recent changes to wildlife habitat regulations which were recently highlighted during an event in North Yorkshire.
 


 


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