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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 03 October

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

Motorcyclists urged to take “safety first” approach

Friday 17 October 2008
WITH the days growing shorter and winter fast approaching, North Yorkshire Police is warning motorcyclists to take extra care on the roads.
 

Mining history comes to life

Friday 17 October 2008
LOCAL historians are being invited to a special, free workshop being held in the Yorkshire Dales National Park this weekend.
 

Warning over dangers from illegal roundabout advertising

Thursday 16 October 2008
CRAVEN District Council has joined forces with North Yorkshire County Council to send out an urgent plea to stop illegal advertising on roundabouts.
 

Dreaming of a green Christmas

Thursday 16 October 2008
CHRISTMAS this year is more likely to be green than white, say scientists. This is because many trees will still have not shed their leaves – and some people could still be mowing their lawns in December.
 

Plant now to feed winter birds

Wednesday 15 October 2008
ORNITHOLOIGISTS are urging gardeners to plant shrubs and trees which produce berries, a key food source for wild birds in the winter.
 

Sports project launched in Yorkshire Dales

Wednesday 15 October 2008
YOUNG people will be the focus of a brand new project being launched by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) this year.
 

North Yorkshire hosts conference on policing of hunting

Tuesday 14 October 2008
NATIONAL policing and legal issues surrounding the Hunting Act were the focus of attention at a special conference hosted by North Yorkshire Police recently.
 

TFA road show in Preston

Tuesday 14 October 2008
THE Tenants Farmers’ Association is launching a nationwide roadshow this autumn to help its members negotiate new rental agreements with their landlords.
 

New fight against Japanese knotweed

Monday 13 October 2008
BRITISH scientists looking for a way of controlling the spread of Japanese knotweed – one of the most invasive plants ever to be introduced into the UK – have discovered an insect which can kill the plant by sucking out its sap.
 

Carry on walking in the Yorkshire Dales

Monday 13 October 2008
The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is celebrating the achievements of a flagship project – by making sure people carry on walking.
 

Historic changes in the Yorkshire Dales

Friday 26 September 2008
LECTURERS, academics and researchers will be meeting in the Yorkshire Dales National Park at the weekend for a special seminar looking at environmental changes in prehistory.
 

Quarry digs deep to help National Park project

Thursday 25 September 2008
QUARRY owner Tarmac has lent a helping hand with repair work being carried out on a public track in the Yorkshire Dales.
 

Story time at the Dales Countryside Museum

Thursday 25 September 2008
TALL stories, short stories and everything in between will be on offer at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes later this week.
 

Bosom support for rural broadband

Wednesday 24 September 2008
A North Yorkshire company which produces bras and swimwear for larger ladies has added its ample support to a campaign fighting for better broadband access for rural business.
 

Dales based Flagcrackers play host to Morris Federation

Wednesday 24 September 2008
A YORKSHIRE DALES morris side is honoured with hosting the key national event of the Morris Federation year including the AGM, weekend of dance and open ceilidh next month.
 

A chance to comment on public services

Tuesday 23 September 2008
THOUSANDS of residents across rural areas of the Yorkshire Dales will have their chance to comment on the delivery of public services this week.
 

Opening up Knaresborough’s historic view

Tuesday 23 September 2008
PLANS to open up the views for Viaduct Terrace along Knaresborough’s famous and much photographed riverside are going on public display.
 

Record bird migration to UK

Monday 22 September 2008
Britain is seeing the biggest inward migrations of small birds from the European mainland, says the latest report from the British Trust for Ornithology.
 

A Yorkshire Dales mill is set to offer training opportunities in traditional woodworking skills for both trade professionals and enthusiastic amateurs this autumn.

Monday 22 September 2008
A Yorkshire Dales mill is set to offer training opportunities in traditional woodworking skills for both trade professionals and enthusiastic amateurs this autumn.
 


 


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