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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 18 July

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

North Yorkshire has joint lowest crime in England

Friday 18 July 2008
The Home Office annual report on crime, which is issued today, shows the level of recorded crime in North Yorkshire is the joint lowest in the whole of England.
 

Craven volunteers Scoop Heritage Award

Thursday 17 July 2008
A WEBSITE dedicated to the Craven men and women who gave their lives in the Great War has scooped a major heritage award.
 

Heritage at risk in North Yorkshire

Thursday 17 July 2008
NEARLY half of North Yorkshire’s scheduled ancient monuments are at risk of damage and decay, along with two famous battlefield sites and 55 historic buildings.
 

“Rural proof” car taxes – CLA

Wednesday 16 July 2008
THE Country Land and Business Association, which represents thousands of small businesses as well as farmers and landowners, is demanding that the Government stand by an eight-year-old pledge to “rural proof” its policies by cutting road taxes on vehicles used in the countryside.
 

Dales plan to bring back black grouse

Tuesday 15 July 2008
A major campaign to restore one of the Yorkshire Dales’ most threatened birds – the black grouse – will be launched in Swaledale next week.
 

Moves to save England’s oaks

Monday 14 July 2008
GOVERNMENT scientists are being asked for their advice on how to avert a serious threat to that symbol of Englishness, the oak tree, which is under a twin-pronged attack from overseas.
 


 


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