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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 22 January 2010

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

Help for local businesses to capitalise on new cycle route

Friday 22 January
TWO workshops to help local businesses get ready for the new Way of the Roses Cycle Route are being hosted by Craven District Council.

Early spring clean

Friday 22 January
THE World of James Herriot re-opened on Tuesday after an early spring clean - and with a new exhibition.

At last, a supermarket Ombudsman

Thursday 21 January
THE Government has done a U-turn on its long term refusal to appoint a supermarket Ombudsman to ensure that farmers and growers get a fair price for their produce.

Love your birds? give them a nest box on Valentine’s Day

Thursday 21 January
2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity and people all over the world are being encouraged to look at ways to safeguard the variety of plants and animals on their doorstep.

Local Food Matters

Wednesday 20 January
MEMBERS of a Northallerton group committed to ‘greener’ living are sowing the seeds for a future without oil.

Deadly horse disease intercepted

Wednesday 20 January
A VIRULENT disease which can kill horses has been discovered in a group of animals imported to Britain from Romania.

Cash help for Dales parishes

Tuesday 19 January
ONE of the ancient trades of the Yorkshire Dales, the parish lengthsman, is to be partially resurrected long after the job disappeared, thanks to grants from the LEADER programme organised by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust.

User-friendly Rights of Way ‘Blue Book Extra’ now online

Tuesday 19 January
RIGHTS of way campaigning and research has just been made easier, with the addition of an all-new search function to 'Blue Book Extra’ (BBE); the on-line companion to “Rights of Way: A Guide to Law and Practice”.

Woodland trusts three small steps, one big leap for the planet

Monday 18 January
IF you are stuck for new year resolutions that (a) you will keep and (b) will make a real difference to you, your family and the planet, look no further than these three simple steps you can take with the Woodland Trust to a better world for 2010 and for impact well beyond it.

Region tops survey of green energy leaders

Monday 18 January
YORKSHIRE and the Humber is leading the way in using home-grown bio-energy according to new figures from Forestry Commission England.


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