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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 22 October 2010

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

Food for thought: feed the birds

Friday 22 October
AS autumn draws in and food for birds in the wider countryside is depleted, our feathered companions will start to flock to feeders in our gardens. The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) provides a master class on what the public can do to help.

Contemporary Craven Christmas exhibition showcases 50 Craven artists

Friday 22 October
THE annual Contemporary Craven Christmas exhibition at Craven Museum & Gallery opens on 21 October with more artists represented than ever before.

Cuts: hard-hit Defra to concentrate on front line services

Thursday 21 October
THE food and environment department Defra is to take one of the biggest spending hits of any Government department, it was revealed in yesterday’s comprehensive spending review.

Voice of the morning takes on the nation

Thursday 21 October
A YORKSHIRE community radio station presenter, Kevin Reid Griffiths has topped the Town Crier charts in an annual competition in Hastings.

Colourful, wild and free in Dalby Forest

Wednesday 20 October
WITH Autumn colours set to spread across the region the Forestry Commission has named North Yorkshire's top five places to see the riot of rustic hues.

North Yorkshire students asked to get filming to save a life

Wednesday 20 October
STUDENTS across North Yorkshire are being encouraged to use their film-making talents to help save lives.

Last chance to change farm red tape

Tuesday 19 October
FARMERS are being advised by Defra that they have just two weeks left to suggest ways of cutting the red tape which is strangling their industry.

Otters stage massive comeback

Tuesday 19 October
England’s otter population, once on the verge of extinction, has made a massive comeback, according to a survey by the Environment Agency.

Locals need more planning power – CPRE

Monday 18 October
AS the Coalition government prepares to announce what is forecast to be the biggest shake-up in the planning system for decades, the Campaign to Protect Rural England today (Oct 18) announces its own planning charter – and its main theme is the restoration of planning powers to local communities.

Competition winners revealed

Monday 18 October
JUDGES have announced the winners of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) Best Building Design Award competition.


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