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Dales wildlife website attracts thousands of visits
A WEBSITE dedicated to showcasing the flora and fauna of the Yorkshire Dales has attracted more than 12,000 visitors in the six months since it was launched.
Charity brands some Yorkshire and County Durham upland areas 'no fly zones' for birds of prey
A LEADING conservation charity has described some areas of the Yorkshire and Durham Dales and the North York Moors as “no fly zones” for birds of prey.
Councillor’s fears over impact of visitors on Ilkley Moor
The impact of increasing numbers of visitors to Ilkley Moor resulting from major housing development needs to be taken into account as planners formulate the Bradford district’s Local Plan, says a councillor.
Further delay on Addingham farmland application
North Yorkshire County Council has again delayed its decision over plans to tip thousands of tonnes of inert waste on Addingham farmland.
Trust to take over running of Buckden House and Ingleborough Hall
Two Bradford Council-owned outdoor centres in the Dales will soon be run by a special charitable trust.
Environment secretary criticised over National Park schemes after speech in North Yorkshire
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has come under fire for backing building in national parks if it is offset by boosting habitat elsewhere.

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