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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 3 December 2010

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

Next step for National Park housing plan

Friday 3 December
A BLUEPRINT to meet future housing needs in the Yorkshire Dales National Park is set to go before a planning inspector next year.

Farm payments begin

Thursday 2 December
THE much-criticised Rural Payments Agency set up by New Labour and once a byword for bureaucratic inefficiency yesterday (Dec 1) began paying out farm subsidies worth almost £1 billion to 80,000 farmers under the Single Payment Scheme (SPS).

Soaring cost of country living

Wednesday 1 December
LIVING in the countryside for a family of four is much more expensive than living in town, according to survey carried out by the York-based Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Ramblers celebrate open access – 10 years on

Wednesday 1 December
BRITAIN’S walking charity, the Ramblers, yesterday celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the law that gives legal access to just over a million hectares of mapped open countryside in England and Wales.

Woodland visits in Winter Wonderland

Tuesday 30 November
WITH most of the East Coast of England – and virtually the whole of Yorkshire – covered in deep snow this week, people are being urged to get out and about to enjoy this Winter Wonderland by visiting a local wood.

Friends of the Three Peaks meet

Tuesday 30 November
BUSINESS and charity leaders took a day off work to learn more about a project to protect the beautiful Three Peaks.

Sign up to protect green spaces

Monday 29 November
THE Coalition Government is studying new ways to protect open green space that are important to local residents and is asking for interested people to submit details of land they want protecting from future development.

Celebrities launch Give it some Welly for Woodland!

Monday 29 November
CLIVE Anderson, Dame Judi Dench and Simon King are just some of the famous names helping the Woodland Trust launch a new fundraising project - and they need your help!


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