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Yorkshire Dales News - Weekly Round Up

Week Ending Friday 10 December 2010

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

Ramblers spell out cost of footpath cuts to local authorities

Friday 10 December
SHORTLY every local authority in the land will receive a letter from the Ramblers imploring them not to neglect rights of way, when budget cuts need to be made.

Box nests do best in 2010

Friday 10 December
THE latest results from the British Trust for Ornithology’s Nest Record Scheme show that 2010 was a great year for both resident and migrant birds using there nestboxes.

Accurate food labelling success

Thursday 9 December
BRITISH farmers are celebrating a major step forward in their battle to get accurate country of origin food labelling across the EU.

Praise for National Park Authority

Thursday 9 December
THE performance of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) has been highly praised in a new report.

Kissing mistletoe goodbye

Wednesday 8 December
BRITAIN is in danger of losing its mistletoe, that traditional winter decoration now entwined with a Kiss Me Quick Christmas culture, but whose use dates back to Pagan times.

Coping with the big freeze

Wednesday 8 December
NORTH Yorkshire County Council has mobilised its fleet of four-wheel-drive vehicles to help to continue delivering its services effectively to communities across the county during this early spell of severe wintry weather.

Shortfall of rural house targets worries CPRE

Tuesday 7 December
THE Coalition Government has cuts its estimates of new houses to be built in the future, revealing a desperate need for more careful planning, says the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

Joint effort to repair stairway to Ingleborough

Tuesday 7 December
CLIMBERS and walkers winding their way up the steep slopes of Ingleborough will find the trek a little easier thanks to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) and the British Mountaineering Council.

Double threat to sheep flocks

Monday 6 December
SHEPHERDS in the Yorkshire Dales are facing a twin threat to their pre-Christmas flocks – from the Arctic weather and a sudden boom in sheep rustling.

Shop locally for a real Christmas and make a real local difference

Monday 6 December
“Trading our way out of recession” has been on the lips of politicians and businessmen all year, but now everyone has the opportunity to make a real difference to the businesses in their local communities, says CLA North.


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