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Here’s how long the heatwave will last in Yorkshire

The weather is set to be scorching both this weekend and next week, with the beginning of July expected to be unusually warm for this time of year.
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Martyn Brown at High Woodale Farm in Nidderdale. Credit: Yorkshire Water.

10,000 trees planted in Nidderdale as part of visionary project

Over 10,000 trees have been planted at High Woodale Farm in Upper Nidderdale to boost wildlife habitat as part of a wider target for Yorkshire Water to plant one million trees on its land.

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Leeds wont be closing roads for Clean Air Day, but there will be two different events which aim to raise awareness, one being in City Square and the other in Briggate

Why roads will not be closed in Leeds tomorrow for national Clean Air Day 2018

June 21 marks clean air day 2018, a day which raises awareness about the dangers of air pollution and the different ways that people can work towards making the air cleaner.
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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

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Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Temperatures could rise up to 30C in Yorkshire next week as a heatwave sweeps the UK.

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Gallery: Ten garden plants you can actually eat

Hungry gardeners have been told to pull up the weeds and prune the flowers to cook up cheap and unusual meals and snacks this spring.

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Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?
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Jenny Field Drive, Harrogate.

Newly surfaced Harrogate road dug up just 'two days' after repairs

Residents of Jenny Field Drive in Harrogate have expressed shock after a utility company started digging up the road, just 'two days' after it had been repaired.
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Two earthquakes hit the small market town of Masham in the Harrogate District.

Did the earth shake for the people of Masham?

Yorkshire was hit by the third earthquake in three months when the ground shook in Hull and Grimsby - but is the hotbed of seismic activity closer to Harrogate than we realise?

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Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or bleak and grey over the two-day Triathlon?

Leeds Triathlon: What the weather is set to look like over the two-day event

The Leeds Triathlon begins tomorrow, but will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or bleak and grey over the two-day event?
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Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? (Photo: Shutterstock)

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?
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Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? (Photo: Shutterstock)

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Leeds over the next three days

Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?
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Trinity Leeds and White Rose Shopping Centre will be turning their roofs green tomorrow in support of World Environment Day

Leeds shopping centres 'go green' in support of World Environment Day

Two of the the biggest retail and leisure destinations in Leeds will be 'going green' tomorrow to show their support for World Environment Day.
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In general, the temperature will begin to increase on Thursday, reaching averages of around 20C for the remainder of the week, with sunny intervals and some light showers

Weather forecast for the week ahead: What to expect in Leeds over the next six days

Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Leeds over the next six days.

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Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?

Weather forecast for the week ahead: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next six days

Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Yorkshire over the next six days.
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Thunderstorms: What causes this extreme weather phenomena and can they be predicted?

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are predicted around various parts of the UK over the upcoming bank holiday weekend, with thunderstorms, alongside lightning, being some of the most dramatic weather phenomena in the UK.
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An abandoned mattress and clothes are among the rubbish left behind by fly-tippers. Credit: Coun Richard Cooper

Network Rail promises to clean-up Harrogate's railway after mattress abandoned

Network Rail has promised to clean up Harrogate's railway embankments after 'dangerous' fly-tippers have abandoned mattresses, clothes and littered all over them.

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Yorkshire set for another blazing Bank Holiday weekend

It's very rare we get to enjoy a sunny Bank Holiday - and now we are about to have two in the same month.

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Hettie O'Keefe, aged 5 from Ossett, is pictured enjoying the weekend sunshine. Picture: Simon Hulme

Harrogate weather: Temperatures continue to soar as warm spell set for most of this week

The glorious weather is set to continue throughout much of this week as Harrogate bathes in the spring sunshine.
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Harrogate weather: Sunny spell set to continue as temperatures soar

Harrogate is set for another scorcher today as the mini-heatwave continues across Yorkshire.
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