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Yorkshire weather: Warmer weather on the way for Bank Holiday weekend

The big chill is expected to ease as we head toward the bank holiday weekend.

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The junction where Boston Spa High Street meets Clifford Road. Picture: Google Maps

Major gas mains project for Boston Spa will affect roads until 2018

Drivers have been warned as a major £475,000 project to replace ageing gas mains will affect roads in Boston Spa until next year.

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Stunning: Sutton Bank in North Yorkshire, looking towards Lake Gormire. Picture: Ross Parry.

Why Yorkshire has some of our greatest views... despite what poll says

Yorkshire didn’t feature in a recent poll of Britain’s greatest views. But, as Chris Bond points out, we are still home to some of the country’s most stunning landscapes.

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Madeleine and Bailey Doherty enjoy the beach as crowds pack onto the South Bay in Scarborough as warm weather bathed the UK at the weekend.

Yorkshire weather: Prepare yourselves for three months of glorious sunshine... but Easter could be quite chilly

Yorkshire could be set to bask in three months of scorching sunshine this spring as forecasters predict above-average temperatures heading into summer.

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The stage two of the TDY will start in Tadcaster and take in Knaresborough, Ripley, Pateley Bridge, Masham, West Tanfield, Ripon, Hampsthwaite and finish in Harrogate.

ROAD CLOSURES: Everything you need to know for Tour de Yorkshire

As residents, visitors and cyclists alike get ready for the race, we bring you everything you'll need to know as a motorist during stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire (Saturday April 29).

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Concerns have already been raised that 200,000 is not enough to bring the right solution forward for Bond End's nightmare congestion.

Cash concerns for Bond End despite £850,000 for Knaresborough high street

Concern has been raised that Knaresborough’s most polluted junction will still not get enough money to solve its problems in an £850,000 scheme.
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Yorkshire is set for a spell of mild weather this week.

Yorkshire weather: Dry spell on the horizon as Yorkshire prepares for a warm weekend

Yorkshire is set for a warm spell of weather as spring-like conditions are set to last into the weekend.

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Walking around Fewston reservoir.

Here's why a walk around Swinsty and Fewston reservoirs isn't just a pretty picture

Swinsty and Fewston are just two of 133 reservoirs across the region which are managed by Yorkshire Water. But they are easily the most popular, with Fewston even dubbed ‘the jewel in their crown’.

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Oliver, 8, and Freya, 3, Hardisty, have fun in the sun on the South Shore beach at Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Cloudy skies bring an end to our all-too-brief sunny spell

THE gloriously sunny weekend weather is expected to make way for chillier, cloudy skies this week as a more unsettled period comes in from the Atantic.

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People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

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We are set for a sunny weekend across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures rival Tenerife as spring returns with glorious sunshine

Temperatures are set to rival those of Tenerife this weekend as the cold snap gives way to warmer, sunnier weather across Yorkshire this weekend.
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Video: Heavy snow falls in Yorkshire trapping cars and disturbing lambs on second day of Spring

These chilly photos show how just 15cm of snow has caused traffic chaos across the North of Britain - which has seen a HGV sliding SIDEWAYS down the road.

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A sheep and lambs in the snow near Leyburn in the Yorkshire Dales as snow hits parts of the UK.

Yorkshire weather: North Yorkshire under a blanket of snow as winter returns with a chill in the air

Heavy snow left much of northern Yorkshire under a blanket of snow this morning as spring was once more shunted into the shadows by winter.
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Over 1,000 people in Harrogate are assisting the search for little Alfie. Picture: Vicky Short

Have you seen him? Harrogate rallies to help find 'Alfie' the missing pooch

A 'desperate' owner has pleaded for anyone who sees her missing dog to get in touch, as the Harrogate District community have rallied round for almost two weeks to find him.
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The Yorkshire weather is set to take a turn on the chilly side.

Yorkshire weather: It's officially the first day of spring... so expect some snow and wintry showers this week

THE Equinox heralded the first day of spring today, just as weather experts warned of a cold snap that could see snow falling across the county this week.

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Sheep graze on the Yorkshire Dales as the sun sets on a spring-like day this week. Sadly, conditions are likely to turn nasty in the coming 48 hours.

Yorkshire weather: High winds, heavy rain and cold temperatures on the way this weekend... but worst of Storm Stella passes us by

The sunny weather of recent days will be replaced with some pretty nasty conditions as we look ahead to what promises to be a wet and windy weekend.

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An artists impression of the proposed development from the access point leading on from Tib Garth. Picture: Kebbell Homes

'Outrage' in Linton as residents battle developers over 'loophole' in new homes plan

Linton residents are said to ‘outraged’ by an ‘absurd’ planning application which they claim is exploiting a loophole regarding the village’s neighbourhood plan.

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Matthew Brewer, centre, with Nick Smith, NEHS show director (left) and Harlow Carr curator Paul Cook (right)

RHS Harlow Carr column with Liz Thwaite: New generation takes on the Woodland wilderness

Some regular visitors may have noticed that we have been doing a lot of winter work in the Woodland here at RHS Garden Harlow Carr.

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Storm Stella has hit the north-eastern region of America this week.

Yorkshire weather: North of England braced for wet and windy remnants of Storm Stella

HIGH winds and heavy showers are expected to arrive in the north of England at some stage over the next 48 hours as the remnants of Storm Stella hit the UK.

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IN PICTURES: Knaresborough Young Farmers’ tractor run tribute

Knaresborough Young Farmers led the district in a moving tribute to one of their longest serving members on Sunday.

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