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Yorkshire weather: County battered by severe summer storms as flood sirens are sounded and transport halted

Yorkshire has been hit with severe summer storms today, leaving parts of the county flooded and warning sirens being sounded in parts of Leeds.
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Lindsey Green, Animal Care Volunteer, pictured with a Juvenile Hedgehog.  Picture: Marie Caley NSST AnimalRescue MC 5

Wildlife charity struggles to cope as demand soars demand

A long-standing South Yorkshire animal charity has warned it could close within months as it faces a funding crisis.

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NDFP-Bin men in action

Union and Doncaster waste contractor bosses in war of words

Union chiefs have entered into a fresh war of words with Doncaster waste collection bosses, accusing them of seeking to break the law as two five-day bin strikes loom in the town.

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Infrastructure investment worth £300m pumped into South Yorkshire

Yorkshire Water will invest over £300m this financial year throughout the region with several projects in South Yorkshire designed to improve the area’s water and waste water infrastructure.

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Doncaster saw a rise in reports of wasp infestations

Rise of the wasps as Doncaster hit by concerns over pest insects

Doncaster has been hit by a major rise in calls over wasp infestations, it has been revealed.

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Consultation to start on BMX park plan

Consultation is set to start on a proposed BMX park in a Doncaster town.

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Sheffield Organic Growers open day. 
Gareth Roberts having fun picking gooseberries with son Jack (4)

Growers make a success of getting back to nature

“The thing about nature is that it comes to find you,” said Matt West to a group of organic tourists.

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The Seated Man, a three-meter sculpture by Sean Henry, at Castleton Rigg, near Westerdale in the North York Moors National Park. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Unsettled week ahead as August continues to disappoint

A wet and sometimes chilly week awaits for Yorkshire as the poor start to August continues.

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Bin collections.

Veolia boss 'confident' of striking a deal with Sheffield Council over waste contract

A private company which handles Sheffield's waste services is still hopeful of striking a deal with the council - despite concerns that the firm is no longer delivering value for money.

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Run routes in Ecclesall Woods.

Heritage: New role for Eccleshall woodland

Ancient woodland in Sheffield is to feature as a site for preservation work and to help teach about skills and crafts from long ago.

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The layout of the planned cycle track at Doncaster Dome

Wildlife fears over cycle track

This is the Doncaster cycle track which could be built at the Dome – but builders will have to work around wildlife issues.

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Warde Avenue, Balby. Picture: Google

Sinkhole appears close to Doncaster town centre

A sinkhole has appeared on a street close to Doncaster town centre this afternoon.

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Run routes in Ecclesall Woods.

Sheffield’s ancient woodland to be seat of learning

Ancient woodland in Sheffield is to feature as the site for preservation work and to help teach about skills and crafts from long ago.

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Rossington resident Jason Candy-Torn, pictured protesting on Bankwood Lane.

Firm reveals action to curb fly problems in Doncaster village

Bosses at a Doncaster recycling firm have told protesters how they are working to crack down on flies at their site in Rossington.

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The Christmas lights in Doncaster town centre. Hatfield could soon have its own Christmas lights

Doncaster village set to light up this Christmas

A Doncaster village is set to get festive  - with its first ever Christmas lights.

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Simon Oldham, Edlington Town Council Clerk, Frank Arrowsmith, Mayor of Edlington and Leigh Calladine, secretary of the Community Woodland Steering group, pictured at the site they plan to turn into a community woodland recreation facility.

Wasteland set to be transformed to community woodland in former Doncaster pit town

High tech security cameras are set to pave the way for a major environment project in a former Doncaster pit town.

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The Veolia plant.

Profiteering allegations as row over where Sheffield's waste is sent rumbles on

A waste management firm is being urged to come clean about where they have been sending Sheffield's litter - amid claims they have been burning recyclable waste.

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Government to announce ban on new petrol and diesel cars

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to announce.

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Francis Jackson, of Askern Town Council, at Askern Lake

Plan to end crowding on path at Doncaster village lake

Plans have been drawn up to reduce crowding on the banks of a Doncaster lake by moving some of the anglers to new, custom built facilities.

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Clumber Park.

Ineos threatens legal action against Clumber Park over fracking survey

Energy firm Ineos is threatening legal action against the National Trust so it can carry out a fracking survey on Clumber Park near Worksop.

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