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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 15 February

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

Manning the parapets of Dales castle

Friday 15 February 2008
ACCESS to a Yorkshire Dales Castle appears to have been secured thanks to some positive concerted action in Richmond.

Half term fun for Northallerton kids

Friday 15 February 2008
YOUNGSTERS enjoyed some half term theatre in Northallerton yesterday (Thursday) when the ‘Wind in the Willows’ blew into town.

Dales council to oppose Post Office closure plans

Thursday 14 February 2008
ONE Yorkshire Dales council has pledged to do everything it can to support the area’s rural communities in the wake of Post Office closure proposals.

National park offers recycling for charity

Thursday 14 February 2008
HOUSEHOLDS wanting to recycle old clothing now have the chance to use a new textile bank in Grassington – and help raise cash for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance at the same time.

Village greens making comeback

Wednesday 13 February 2008
THE traditional village green, which in recent years has been under threat from housing and retail development, is making a comeback, according to one of England’s oldest conservation charities, the Open Spaces Society.

Malaria danger to UK – official

Wednesday 13 February 2008
NHS staff and other health organisations are to be warned today to prepare for future outbreaks of malaria in the UK because of climate change.

"Stop this senseless tragedy" - road safety partnership

Tuesday 12 February 2008
"Stop this senseless tragedy" was the plea sent out by the 95 Alive road safety partnership this week, following the release of figures that reveal 81 people were killed and 727 seriously injured on North Yorkshire's roads last year.

Living with a Listed Building

Tuesday 12 February 2008
Owners of traditional buildings in the Yorkshire Dales National Park will have a chance to get maintenance tips and information from the experts at a special, free seminar being staged in March.

Has spring really sprung?

Monday 11 February 2008
DESPITE frosty nights, spring seems to have sprung in the Yorkshire Dales in early February after a weekend of soaring temperatures. And experts are beginning to predict that this will be regular feature in coming years as climate change grips.

Pupils hit the nail on the head

Monday 11 February 2008
WALKERS in the Yorkshire Dales will soon have the chance to admire the woodworking talents of pupils from Upper Wharfedale School in Threshfield.


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