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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 19 December

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

Tourism experts take to the Dales to support businesses

Friday 19 December
A TEAM of tourism experts have been appointed to help support businesses in the Yorkshire Dales and Harrogate area.

Shop local this Xmas – and save the rural economy

Friday 19 December
COUNTRY folk doing their last minute Christmas shopping are being urged to shop local as the credit crunch bites – and save the rural economy.

North Yorks. drink drivers due in court

Thursday 18 December
POLICE efforts to combat drink and drug-driving this Christmas are continuing around North Yorkshire.

Rate relief available for small businesses

Thursday 18 December
SMALL businesses in Richmondshire are being encouraged to take advantage of relief which could save them hundreds of pounds on their business rates.

Bring back deposits on bottles, say public

Wednesday 17 December
THE vast majority of people worried about broken bottles littering our streets – and causing a major hazard to livestock in the countryside – think there is a sensible remedy: bring back the deposits which make bottles returnable.

Dales creamery drives up production to meet Christmas demand

Wednesday 17 December
THE Wensleydale Creamery at Hawes has stepped up to round-the-clock production as it gears up for one of its busiest times of the year.

Leeds Met builds links with Yorkshire Dales

Tuesday 16 December
LEEDS Metropolitan University and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) have formed a long-term partnership to share learning and research opportunities.

Christmas book for bird lovers

Tuesday 16 December
THE New Year will mark a key anniversary in our understanding of Britain’s bird life: the 100th anniversary of the then revolutionary science of bird ringing.

Tourism volunteers praised for their work

Monday 15 December
DEDICATED volunteers who help guide tourists in Richmond and Leyburn have been thanked for their sterling work in 2008.

Skipton's drummer boy

Monday 15 December
THREE years of banging the drum at Skipton Music Centre has paid off for ten-year-old Max Heaton.


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