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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 14 November

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

North Yorkshire targets rural aid funding

Friday 14 November 2008
FROM village hall improvements to a course in how to build a dry stone wall - North Yorkshire is celebrating a hugely successful funding programme designed to promote economic and social wellbeing in rural areas.

Settle family volunteer for food waste challenge

Friday 14 November 2008
ONE Craven family is among those taking part in a high profile environmental makeover for local households to support a new campaign, Love Food Hate Waste, which encourages residents to cut down on the amount of food they needlessly throw away.

CLA welcomes the saving of ‘listed’ buildings

Thursday 13 November 2008
COUNTRYSIDE body the CLA has welcomed a Government announcement that – following lobbying by the CLA and others – listed buildings are to remain “listed”.

Games fest success

Thursday 13 November 2008
A unique new sports tournament designed to keep young people occupied on halloween proved to be a massive winner.

Advice for drivers marks Road Safety Week in Richmondshire

Wednesday 12 November 2008
MOTORISTS are being urged to take extra care while out on the roads as the weather worsens.

Hot welcome for raiding squirrels

Wednesday 12 November 2008
BRITAIN’S biggest bird conservation group today recommended a hot new method of keeping raiding squirrels off people’s garden bird nut feeders: chilli powder!

Government boost for anti-windfarm protesters

Tuesday 11 November 2008
PROTESTERS campaigning against plans to build a monster windfarm in the Yorkshire Dales have been given an unexpected boost by two Government agencies despite that fact that it is official policy to build tens of thousands more land-based wind turbines.

Cuddly crimefighter is police's latest recruit

Tuesday 11 November 2008
NORTH Yorkshire Police's Dog Section unveiled their youngest - and cuddliest - crimefighter this week.

Keep families safe

Monday 10 November 2008
Hambleton is backing a national campaign to help save lives and support people bereaved by road crashes.

Roundabout rail to link Skipton and Colne

Monday 10 November 2008
THE first train to start in Skipton and cross into East Lancashire at Colne for 38 years is due to leave as a Christmas Special next month – but it will have take a huge roundabout route to the east to get there!


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