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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 25 December 2009

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

North Yorkshire County Council makes the going easier on Wainwright's classic walk

Wednesday 23 December
RAMBLERS on a classic long-distance footpath devised by the legendary fell walker Alfred Wainwright will find the going easier underfoot, thanks to a package of improvements by North Yorkshire County Council's Countryside Service.

Ripon Racecourse scoops Best award

Wednesday 23 December
STAFF at Ripon Races will be celebrating more than just Christmas as they scoop Best Small Racecourse in the North in the sport’s most prestigious awards.

Cost of “green tax rip-off”: £21 billion

Tuesday 22 December
AS the Copenhagen global warming conference was ending in chaos at the weekend, British tax campaigners released figures which claim that the British taxpayer in paying £21.8 billion more in so-called “green taxes” than the nation’s carbon emissions justify.

New plans to improve river basin waters

Tuesday 22 December
RADICAL new plans were announced today to improve water quality in ten of the most important river basins in England and Wales, including the Humber and the North West regions which are fed by rivers flowing out of the Yorkshire Dales.


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