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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 29 January 2010

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

Are these Britains least favourite birds?

Friday 29 January
SINCE September 2007, the British Trust for Ornithology has been looking for companies, wildlife groups and people to sponsor Britain’s birds. They have already found 121 species champions, and interest has been expressed in 47 more but that still leaves fifty species including the royal icon – the Mute Swan.
 

Skipton Library centenary celebrations

Friday 29 January
SKIPTON Library and Customer Services Centre celebrates its centenary in February and a month of celebrations begins on Tuesday February 2 with a Local Studies and Family History Fair.
 

Enigmatic monument in the moors

Thursday 28 January
ENGLISH Heritage aerial surveyors capture full view of prehistoric stone enclosure for first time.
 

Dales Railcard winter offer

Thursday 28 January
DALES Railcard holders will benefit from an additional two weeks of the great Winter Offer.
 

Opponents link to reform CAP

Wednesday 27 January
TWO powerful countryside organisations which, in the past, have been on opposite sides of the land management argument join together today in an effort to push reforms to the infamous Common Agricultural Policy.
 

Woodfuel offers chance for farmers to diversify

Wednesday 27 January
FARMERS looking to diversify their business opportunities are being encouraged to consider the woodfuel market by the Forestry Commission.
 

Preserving the past for the future

Tuesday 26 January
A HUGE collection of historic maps showing how North Yorkshire has changed over the decades has been catalogued and repaired by staff and volunteer helpers at the County Record Office in Northallerton.
 

Unwelcome new powers against veterinary diseases

Tuesday 26 January
THE environment department Defra yesterday revealed sweeping new plans for the prevention of veterinary disease which will be regarded by many farmers and landowners as yet another stealth tax.
 

Preserving the past for the future

Tuesday 26 January
A HUGE collection of historic maps showing how North Yorkshire has changed over the decades has been catalogued and repaired by staff and volunteer helpers at the County Record Office in Northallerton.
 

Unwelcome new powers against veterinary diseases

Tuesday 26 January
THE environment department Defra yesterday revealed sweeping new plans for the prevention of veterinary disease which will be regarded by many farmers and landowners as yet another stealth tax.
 

Dales windfarm enquiry: an anxious wait

Monday 25 January
OPPONENTS of plans to build a giant windfarm in the Yorkshire Dales face an anxious wait until the man who advises the Government walks a grid some two kilometres square around the proposed site near Gargrave.
 

Three Peaks boost from Yeomans

Monday 25 January
A PROJECT to help protect the beautiful Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales has received a huge boost from a major national clothing retailer.
 


 


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