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The best parks in Yorkshire to visit this weekend with the family

Make the most of the warm weather this weekend and head off on an outdoor adventure with the family.

Outdoors
One of Barratt Developments new homes

New build homes can save Doncaster homeowners £629 per year on energy bills

February was named the ‘deep freeze’ month; with below average temperatures and snow blanketing much of the UK, households across the country felt the chill.

Environment

What would happen if Sheffield was nuked?

It doesn't bear thinking about, but what would happen if Sheffield was hit by a nuclear missile?

News

Sheffield named on hit list of Russia's nuclear targets in UK

Sheffield has been named on a hit list of Russia's nuclear targets in the UK.

News
Doncaster Voices: Are we green enough ​or could we be more eco-friendly?

Doncaster Voices: Are we green enough ​or could we be more eco-friendly?

If you want to get involved in DFP weekly Voices forum, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the timely subject, approaching April 23 St George’s Day, are we too patriotic or not patriotic enough?

Environment
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea

The RNLI: Why we should be thankful for the lifeboat charity that saves lives at sea

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea, doing so not only around the coasts of the UK, but the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, alongside some inland waterways.

News
Earth Day is an annual event which marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement

Did you know these 15 unusual facts about the Earth?

April 22 marks the annual Earth Day, a day which marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, which began in 1970.

Environment
Highs of 19C were expected in parts of Britain.

Yorkshire weather: What to expect after Britain's warmest day of the year so far

Britain has enjoyed its warmest day of the year so far - but the coming days won't bring much in the way of spring sunshine.
Environment
Dan Cornwall or Pictorial Meadows with Janene Scurfield of Enterprise Rent-A-Car with Nigel Dunnett from the University of Sheffield at Park Square Roundabout where the roundabout has been planted with new flowers, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 15 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

VIDEO: Sheffield roundabout’s £11,000 floral makeover

First impressions count - and Park Square roundabout is one of the first sights encountered by anyone arriving in Sheffield by car.

News

Is this Doncaster's filthiest street?

An angry resident has called for action over 'flytipping' on his street, near Doncaster town centre.

News

The strangest and most unusual UFO sightings in Yorkshire

Numerous places around the UK have had multiple UFO sightings over the past few years and with Yorkshire seeing more and more apparent sightings, it now believed that Yorkshire is the top place in the country to see UFOs.
News
Lyra Coolican, aged 4, builds an insect home in her garden

Partnership delivers more wildlife friendly housing across Doncaster

Housebuilder, David Wilson Homes, has announced the renewal and extension of a unique partnership with the RSPB for another three years.

Doncaster

Yorkshire flood warnings remain as river levels set to 'peak'

The Environment Agency has said 31 flood warnings and 29 alerts were in place across Yorkshire this morning.

Environment
Furnace Hill, Sheffield. Picture: Marie Caley NSTP Furnace Hill MC 3

Sheffield’s historic Furnace Hill offers quiet city living

As the shift of image from centre of industry to hip living continues in such places as Kelham Island, it is mirrored in other pockets of Sheffield, where the character of particular streets and neighbourhoods has been successfully transformed.

Lifestyle

Easter weather: Yorkshire split in two as weather warning for Easter Monday snow remains over the west

A Met Office warning for snow remains hanging over the western half of Yorkshire, but the eastern side of the county is more likely to get rain.
Environment

Easter weather: Heavy snow still expected across Yorkshire... but when and where will it arrive?

There remains a serious risk of heavy snow across parts of Yorkshire this Easter Monday as the Met Office kept its 'Yellow Warning' for the county in place.

Environment

Easter weather: Met Office issues weather warning for Yorkshire as scale of icy bank holiday blast is upgraded

Easter weekend looks set to be disrupted by a blast of cold and wintry weather with the Met Office now upgrading its warning of snow across Yorkshire.

Environment

Easter weather: Wintry mix of wind, rain, sleet and snow as Yorkshire prepares for icy bank holiday blast

Another blast of icy cold weather looks set to hit Yorkshire this Easter weekend... but it is not expected to be as bad as the Beast from the East.
Environment
Bingley Five Locks

Snow is expected to fall in Yorkshire this Easter - but how bad will it be?

Just when we thought spring had settled in and we could start planning for days in the sunshine, a cold snap arrives.
Environment
Dragon boat race at Doncaster Lakeside

Concern as plans to build houses next to Doncaster Lakeside 'beach' set to move forward

Construction work looks set to start next to a shore at Doncaster Lakeside known as 'Doncaster beach' - prompting fears from residents that major events could be lost.

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