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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 06 November 2009

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

GPS used to protect ant 'skyscrapers'

Friday 06 November
NESTS made by the formidable hairy northern wood ant – the UK’s biggest - have been given a unique GPS address and plotted on hi-tech maps to protect them during forestry operations.

World class guitarist comes to Northallerton

Friday 06 November
A FLAVOUR of the Mediterranean is coming to Northallerton later this month as a world class guitarist and composer takes to the stage.

It’s your community – get involved!

Thursday 05 November
RESIDENTS in Skipton, West Craven and the surrounding areas are invited to have their say about public services in their area.

North Yorkshire sets up county-wide Youth Council

Thursday 05 November
A NEW youth council aimed at allowing teenagers to get their voices heard in the corridors of power has been launched in North Yorkshire.

Natural England report underlines farmer's good environmental work, says the CLA

Wednesday 04 November
THE CLA says that Natural England's report, ‘Agri-Environment Schemes in England 2009’ published today (Wednesday 4 November), is proof that that farmers and land managers work hard to protect the environment.

Swine flu vaccine available for priority groups

Wednesday 04 November
THE new pandemic influenza (swine flu) vaccine is being made available to members of the public in ‘priority groups’ via GP surgeries across North Yorkshire and York.

New plea for supermarket Ombudsman

Tuesday 03 November
THE Government is under renewed pressure to appoint a long-promised supermarket Ombudsman after a two pronged attack from farmers and EU bureaucrats.

Authority hosts top conference

Tuesday 03 November
A PRESTIGIOUS conference organised by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is being held in London later this month (November) to look at the way the landscape is shaped by humans.

Worming their way in ...

Monday 02 November
BRITAIN is facing yet another invasion of foreign wildlife invaders ... earth worms from Europe!

Cinema in Northallerton this week

Monday 02 November
NORTHALLERTON becomes the venue for a cinema again this week.


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