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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 21 March

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

They’re back – Peregrine’s take centre stage at Malham

Friday 21 March 2008
PEREGRINE falcons will once again be one of the main attractions for visitors to Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales National Park during the coming spring and summer.

Closing date nears for dales award nominations

Friday 21 March 2008
THE closing date for nominations for the 2008 Ken Willson Award is drawing near and organisers at the Yorkshire Dales Society are encouraging folk to get their details submitted.

Faith in the environment – Bradford minorities plant dales trees

Thursday 20 March 2008
MEMBERS of the Bradford District Faiths Forum have braved the wintry elements to plant trees with the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT).

The message is clear: Food alliance says "just ask"

Thursday 20 March 2008
A GROUP of food producers based in and around Cumbria's Eden Valley are the latest supporters of the CLA's Just Ask campaign, which aims to encourage people to "Just Ask" where the food they are buying comes from, whether shopping or eating out.

Extra funding saves popular Dales bus route

Wednesday 19 March 2008
A POPULAR bus route has been saved after extra funding was found to keep it going throughout the coming year.

New technology keeps road safety top priority in North Yorkshire

Wednesday 19 March 2008
KEYHOLE-CAMERA technology used in a popular television programme has been adapted by North Yorkshire Police in a bid to make the county’s roads safer.

Labour MPs scramble to oppose PO closures

Tuesday 18 March 2008
THE number of Labour MPs opposing their own government’s plans to close some 2,500 sub-post offices has risen to 90, according to research by the Tory party – and only half of the proposed branches to be axed have yet been named.

Car dealership boosts community policing

Tuesday 18 March 2008
A RIPON based car dealership has rallied round to provide an additional policing resource for remote Yorkshire Dales villages.

Post office closures: Government “by blackmail”

Monday 17 March 2008
ANOTHER ominous twist was uncovered at the weekend in the small print over government plans to close 2,500 mainly rural post offices: they want to close an estimated 1,000 village shops too.

Police appeal for info to return stolen church items

Monday 17 March 2008
NORTH Yorkshire Police are appealing for information to help return more than 70 items believed to have been stolen from churches and cemeteries over a number of years.


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