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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 1 October 2010

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

Government to stop local council newspapers

Friday 1 October
COMMUNITIES Secretary Eric Pickles is to stop local councils from producing their own newspapers in competition to independent news media – and slash the cost to council tax payers.

Wild art at herriot centre

Friday 1 October
YORKSHIRE'S diverse landscape is being celebrated at the World of James Herriot.

Double celebration for Friends of the Three Peaks

Thursday 30 September
AN organisation set up to help protect the iconic Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales National Park has celebrated reaching a double milestone.

Anti-flood exercise to go nationwide

Thursday 30 September
THE environment department Defra will today (September 30) announce a series of ant-flooding exercises which will go nationwide next spring involving emergency services, local councils and even school children.

Spy-in-the sky water pollution probe

Wednesday 29 September
THE Government is setting up a new in-depth investigation into the vexed question of how run-off from farms causes pollution which can cause serious damage to our rivers and streams. To pin-point exacts sources of pollution, scientists will use GPS satellite location equipment.

CLA North comment on 'Local Food' scam

Wednesday 29 September
COMMENTING on reports that investigations by trading standards officers revealed in many cases foods are being promoted as local or regional, but are nothing of the sort, Douglas Chalmers, Director CLA North said:

“Stay at home courses” for Dales youngsters

Tuesday 28 September
TWELVE young people from the Yorkshire Dales met for the first time this week on a college course which, hopefully, will allow them to build a future in the region and not drift away to find work in the towns.

Room for wildlife needs farmers – CLA

Monday 27 September
A MAJOR Government report on the future of England’s wildlife reserves suggests they tend to be too small and too isolated – but drew a quick response from landowners who said that the contribution of farmers towards environmental protection had barely been recognised.

Craven students showcase eco-friendly fashion at Craven Museum

Monday 27 September
ECO-COUTURE comes to Craven in the form of tabloid tailoring.


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