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Austwick, Wharfe, Feizor/Crummackdale. Yorkshire Dales.

I imagine if  a person familiar with the area was asked to name one of the dales they would quite possibly mention Wharfedale or maybe Wensleydale. 517 more words

Yorkshire Dales

Planning Success, an Appealing Tale...

After almost three years of effort involving pre-application discussion and submissions, negotiations with the council, almost limitless patience by the client and design team and a weighty planning appeal submission, it is a great relief to finally obtain planning success for our client. 234 more words


Businesses ignore the environment at their peril

The business environment is being shaped and turned upside down by three fundamental challenges:

  1. The need to rapidly adapt to political and economic change.
  2. Responding to increasing consumer demand and legislative requirement for greater sustainability and business transparency.
  3. 417 more words
Ancient Woodland

Tory MPs call for a ban on fracking in ancient woodlands

Three Conservative MPs have urged the government to extend the ban on fracking in protected areas to ancient woodlands. 507 more words


The Autumn Statement apprenticeship levy could at last make apprenticeships a real alternative to university.

In his latest Autumn Statement The Chancellor added further impetus to their productivity agenda by committing to achieving three million apprenticeship starts by summer 2020. If achieved this will be a 35% increase compared to the previous five years. 459 more words

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Ash dieback is the latest and potentially the most serious invader from abroad and sadly it won’t be the last.

According to government estimates, ash dieback is expected to kill 80 million ash trees over the next 20 years. As a consequence research teams from London and Oxford Universities with the backing of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Forestry Commission are looking to genetic modification as one of the possible solutions. 590 more words

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