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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 17 September 2010

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

Nidderdale Heritage Forum

Friday 17 September
THE Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is holding a Heritage Forum on Friday 1st October at Kettlesing Millennium Village Hall from 9.30am to 5.00pm and it is open to everyone with an interest in the heritage of the area.

Last call for youth vote

Friday 17 September
YOUNG people from across North Yorkshire have a last chance to vote for issues they want to see debated in the House of Commons next month.

Bring back drink bottle deposits – CPRE

Thursday 16 September
ANTI-LITTER campaigners today (September 16) urged the Coalition to restore the deposit system on all drinks containers – glass and plastic bottles bottle and cans – to help cut the mountains of litter dumped in England.

Work ends to keep drivers on track

Thursday 16 September
BOULDERS, fencing and landscaping are being used to help ‘green lane’ drivers to stay on track on a byway in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Go-ahead for mass badger culls

Wednesday 15 September
THE Coalition Government today entered into one of the countryside’s greatest controversies by giving the go-ahead for the culling of tens of thousands of badgers based on hotly debated “facts” about the spread of TB to cattle.

Blue tits lose in the battle of the bird feeder

Wednesday 15 September
BRITAIN’S most acrobatic garden bird, the blue tit, is in steep decline, possibly as a result in changes in bird feeder technology, according to the British Trust for Ornithology.

Trio open exhibition at Museum

Tuesday 14 September
THREE artists have teamed up to launch a new exhibition in Hawes on Thursday (September 9) at the Dales Countryside Museum, which is owned by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

Autumn Fun for all in the Nidderdale AONB

Tuesday 14 September
THERE is still time to enjoy Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with their autumn events programme.

Fly-tipping blitz – but more needs to be done

Monday 13 September
A MAJOR increase in the numbers of fly-tippers prosecuted by local authorities has been greeted with praise by countryside conservation bodies – but the Government has issued a stern warning that more needs to be done.

Pennine walkers hit out at path cuts

Monday 13 September
THE general secretary of the Open Spaces Society Kate Ashbrook has slated government plans to cut local-council spending on public rights of way.


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