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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 8 January 2010

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

Birds need friendly householders!

Friday 8 January
SNOW that is sweeping the country is not only causing havoc for humans…it could be impacting birds too! A blanket of snow and ice is making it hard for birds to find natural foods.
 

Worst weather for years brings out the true spirit of the countryside

Friday 8 January
DOUGLAS Chalmers, Director CLA North has praised rural communities for working together in the adverse weather conditions currently throwing the countryside into chaos.
 

Mixed reception for new Government food policy

Thursday 7 January
THE most wide-ranging change of policy for Britain’s food production since World War 11, announced at the Oxford Farming Conference on Tuesday, has received a mixed reaction from various farming bodies.
 

Links to NYCC Website for latest news on gritting, road closures, school closures and snow clearance

Thursday 7 January
AS the bad weather persits follow the latest news on the closures that are effecting the region.
 

National park extension: CLA urges locals to join in consultation

Wednesday 6 January
THE CLA is urging people who live and work in the area covered by the proposed extension to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park Boundaries, to be sure of how the changes could affect them before responding to the consultation being undertaken by Natural England.
 

Dales windfarm enquiry opens

Wednesday 6 January
ONE of the most important planning enquiries held in the Yorkshire Dales for many years opens next Tuesday (January 12) to decide whether some of the finest landscape in the north of England will be dominated by five huge wind turbines the height of Big Ben.
 

Windfarms threat to curlews

Monday 4 January
RARE upland bird species like the curlew – the bird in the Daelnet logo and one of the most distinctive creatures of Britain’s wilder countryside – are being driven from their traditional nesting sites by wind farms, according to research in Scotland.
 


 


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