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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 07 March

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

Public oppose Government house-building plans

Friday 07 March 2008
GOVERNMENT plans to build three million new homes in the next 12 years have struck a sour note with the majority of the English public, according to the results of a major opinion poll published today.

On-line carbon count help for farmers

Thursday 06 March 2008
FARMERS and land-owners facing ever more complex demands in their book-keeping are being offered on-line help in a way which could also help cut carbon emissions.

More action needed on rural fly-tipping

Wednesday 05 March 2008
ENGLAND is becoming an ever dirty country thanks to increasing litter – and rural fly-tipping is one of the major problems, says the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

National park welcomes more diverse visitors

Tuesday 04 March 2008
The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) yesterday welcomed the launch of the Government’s Diversity Action Plan, which aims to encourage a wider range of people to enjoy the natural environment.

Agency crackdown on out of season anglers

Tuesday 04 March 2008
THE Environment Agency has announced that it is planning a major crack down on out-of-season coarse angling when the close season starts for two months on March 15.

Call for patience in farm rent talks

Monday 03 March 2008
NEGOTIATIONS will start in the near future between landlords and tenant farmers on the tricky subjects of farm rents. And the leading landowners are calling for “patience” when the negotiations begin.


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