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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 31 October

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

Thirsk Police remind residents to secure their homes

Friday 31 October 2008
With the onset of darker nights, Thirsk Police want to encourage people to take vital security measures. During the winter months, our homes and vehicles become all the more vulnerable and so it is essential to heighten security.
 

Renewed action on farmland birds needed

Friday 31 October 2008
Wildlife Minister Huw Irranca-Davies today called for renewed action on farmland birds, as new statistics show a decline in farmland bird populations while overall wild bird populations remain stable.
 

Water friendly farming initiative targets new catchments

Wednesday 29 October 2008
More areas around the country will benefit from help to tackle harmful water pollution, Environment Minister Jane Kennedy announced today.
 

Kitchen scraps boost for birds

Wednesday 29 October 2008
THE harsh, frosty weather which has hit the Yorkshire Dales this week represents a serious threat for birds – but people could save them from hunger or even death by feeding them their kitchen scraps.
 

Police and schools warn of consequences of bad behaviour

Tuesday 28 October 2008
Police in the Hambleton district have teamed up with schools in the Bedale, Northallerton and Thirsk area to warn of the consequences of anti-social behaviour in the run-up to bonfire night.
 

First Skipton-Colne train for 38 years

Tuesday 28 October 2008
CAMPAIGNERS hoping to re-open the Skipton-Colne railway line, which was closed 38 years ago, are to run a Christmas Special between the two towns to help people with their seasonal shopping.
 

Wanted: winter bird watchers

Monday 27 October 2008
THE British Trust for Ornithology, which already has the world’s biggest bird data base on national species, is looking for volunteer bird watchers to help with its newest scientific project: tracking the movements of various species in winter and early spring.
 

Don’t miss this if you like good music!

Monday 27 October 2008
You are invited to join the Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle for ‘A Bit Of A Do.’ Residents in Pendle are urged to reserve their places for the annual festive treat now, as tickets will go fast!
 

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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