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Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county.
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Spring in Ilkley

Weather warning: Yorkshire to be hit with severe thunderstorms over Bank Holiday weekend

Yorkshire has enjoyed a fine week of warm and dry weather but experts have today issued a warning for the county to prepare for fierce storms.
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Peak District rangers and staff take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing

Peak District rangers and staff take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing

Peak District rangers and staff will take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing, following the launch of a five-year partnership between Columbia Sportswear and the UK’s National Parks.I

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Temperatures are continuing to rise

Friday to be hottest day of the year in Yorkshire - but will sunshine last for the Bank Holiday?

Temperatures are rising ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend and are set to peak with a sun-soaked Friday.

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Congestion on The Nooking.

Parking plan to ease traffic congestion through village near Doncaster

Plans have been revealed to create a car park outside an Isle school to ease traffic congestion that leaves part of a village gridlocked twice a day.

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Government funding for £13.3m flooding scheme

It’s great news for the Isle after it  was revealed this week that the green light has been given for £13.3 million worth of flood defences on the Trent.

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Salcare, bags ready for collection in the food bank

‘Half of our waste food is fine to eat’ says Doncaster recycling boss

Doncaster’s recycling bosses say that nearly half the food thrown away in the town could have been eaten.

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Free sport sessions for children in North Lincolnshire

ONGO has been awarded a £10,000 grant to carry out free sport activity sessions for children living in North Lincolnshire.

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Plan to spray paint dog poo bright pink to shame careless owners in region

Dog poo blighting the streets of Epworth is to be spray painted bright pink in a bid to shame owners who let their pets go in the street and to prevent pedestrians from stepping in the smelly mess.

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Natalie Coates from Drifield in East Yorkshire walks through a patch of Bluebells at Rannerdale Knott in the Lake District.

Yorkshire weather: Yorkshire records hottest UK temperature... but for how long will it last?

Yorkshire enjoyed the warmest temperature in the United Kingdom on Wednesday as the region enjoyed a scorching spell of sunshine.

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Experts have issued a warning that 'aliens' are threatening Britain's rarest reptile, after European lizards have moved over from the continent - and are killing our native species.

Foreign lizards invade UK and threaten to wipe out native species

Experts have issued a warning that 'aliens' are threatening Britain's rarest reptile, after European lizards have moved over from the continent - and are killing our native species.

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Air pollution above Meadowhall

The silent killer: air pollution debate in Sheffield

On Monday May 22, Sheffield Friends of the Earth will host a public debate about air pollution with a panel of health and environmental experts. The event will take place at the University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union and is part of the Festival of Debate.

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£300,000 park plan in the pipeline for Doncaster village

A new park is set to be created in Doncaster using more than £300,000 which has come from developers.

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Rare opportunity to cruise up the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal

At the end of the month, there is a rare opportunity to cruise up or down the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal between Shireoaks and Kiveton Park.

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Ruins of North America House near Langsett Woods

History uncovered at sites around Sheffield

Secrets of the past have been revealed within a total 78 new areas of historical interest just discovered in stretches of South Yorkshire’s woodland.

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Litter pickers join forces with businesses to tidy up Sheffield

Litter pickers join forces with businesses to tidy up Sheffield

A group of like-minded environmentally friendly Sheffield people are joining forces with businesses to tidy up the city.

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Streets Ahead supports wildlife around Kelham Island by installing bird and bat boxes

Streets Ahead supports wildlife around Kelham Island by installing bird and bat boxes

Working with the River Stewardship Company and Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust in February, Streets Ahead has installed 16 bird and bat boxes at Kelham Island to encourage animals to inhabit the area.

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Path and tree work at Longshaw: Ranger Rachel Bennett moving cut beech logs from the old hedge

Path for people with disabilities and families with pushchairs opening soon at Peak District wood

Rangers at Longshaw are preparing to open a new path for older people and visitors with wheelchairs and pushchairs.

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One of the pink polar bears

April Fool: Salmon diet turns Yorkshire Wildlife Park polar bears PINK

Some Photoshop skills helped Yorkshire Wildlife Park put its April Fool's Day joke together this year.
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Poor air quality hotspots - Church Way, Doncaster.

Alert over bad air blackspots in Doncaster

Doncaster faces a ‘tremendous’ challenge to clean up its air and reduce the number of pollution- related deaths, according to the council.

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