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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 15 August

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

Britain’s early birds get earlier

Friday 15 August 2008
SOME OF Britain’s favourite birds are breeding earlier in the year because of climate change – but this makes life harder for some of our summer immigrants...

Youngster adds touch of colour to award-winning gardens

Friday 15 August 2008
A GREEN-FINGERED youngster has seen her floral design become a reality in Richmond’s Friary Gardens.

Drive Against Bluetongue Must Continue

Thursday 14 August 2008
The vaccination drive against Bluetongue disease must continue across Northern England despite the decision by the Scots to delay their vaccination programme until later in the year.

Sensory Garden On Old Burial Ground

Thursday 14 August 2008
Plans to create a unique sensory garden on the site of an old burial ground in Thirsk could become reality within months.

Prince slams GM foods to protect small farms

Wednesday 13 August 2008
IN ONE of his most outspoken attacks ever, Prince Charles has today come out with an explosive defence of the small farmer against the threat of annihilation at the hands of the major GM food companies.

Operation Anvil’s A1 Effort

Wednesday 13 August 2008
Road policing officers joined forces with HM Revenue and Customs for a high-visibility safety operation along the A1 and A1(M) on Friday, 8 August 2008.

Eating and drinking proves popular for visitors – again!

Tuesday 12 August 2008
FOOD-LOVING tourists who visit the Yorkshire Dales and Harrogate are eating out more than ever before, according to new figures

Not so glorious Twelfth

Tuesday 12 August 2008
THE grouse shooting season opened in North Yorkshire today – but pouring rain made it a far from a Glorious Twelfth, at least as far as the weather is concerned

Bryson’s anti-litter campaign on TV tonight

Monday 11 August 2008
The former Yorkshire Dales resident Bill Bryson, now president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, will appear on the BBC flagship Panorama programme tonight

Learning Limestone Country Project Celebrates Completion

Monday 11 August 2008
The summer rain did not manage to dampen the spirits of friends and colleagues coming together to celebrate the completion of the Learning in Limestone Country Project.


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