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Animal-loving copper cracking down on all wildlife crimes great and small in North Yorkshire

Animal-loving police officer Kev Kelly has been named as the country’s top law enforcer for wildlife crime due to his pioneering work in North Yorkshire. Chris Burn reports.

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Motorists could face roadworks for three months.

Three month roadworks planned to lay water main in Harrogate

Yorkshire Water have announced three-month plans to lay 460 metres of new water mains along Otley Road in Harrogate, early next year.

Transport
Kazia has a field day at top awards

Kazia has a field day at top awards

A woman who co-ordinated the revival of a troubled Wetherby park has scooped a top award.

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Residents have been calling for improvements to Bond End for years.

Improvements to Bond End will start in March next year says council

Work to improve the enormous traffic congestion problem through Bond End in Knaresborough will start in March next year.

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An arch of trees at Nidd Gorge, taken in autumn earlier this year.

Residents say Nidd Gorge relief road would be "the biggest mistake ever"

Residents have told the County Council that "they will have a fight on their hands" if proposals to build a relief road through Nidd Gorge are progressed.

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Congestion on various roads in Harrogate and Knaresborough has reached critical levels.

Report identifies Nidd Gorge relief road as preferred option for Harrogate

Congestion in Harrogate and Knaresborough has reached critical levels - as more houses are built, it will only get worse.
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Local resident, Elizabeth Keeler, on the newly tarmacked road that "leads to nowhere".

Newly resurfaced Harrogate back road is 'a waste of tax payer money'

Residents have called a decision to resurface a dead-end back road in Harrogate ‘a disgrace’ and a ‘waste of taxpayer money’.

Business
Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Scaur Bank Playground

Have your say on latest playground plans

The Town Council’s work to develop a strategy for the phased upgrading of its three playgrounds has moved to the next stage with the launch of a consultation on the designs received for each site.

Environment

Upper Nidderdale farm joins Yorkshire Water's vision to become 'farm of the future'

A farm in Upper Nidderdale is the latest to join a project by Yorkshire Water to transform farming practices to connect with the land, the water and the wildlife.

Environment
Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
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Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Strong winds are expected in Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK.
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The coroner ruled that the Roman Silver coin dated back to AD 193 should be declared treasure.

Roman silver coin declared as Treasure at Harrogate Magistrates Court

A Roman silver coin has been officially declared as treasure during a coroner's inquest at Harrogate Magistrates Court yesterday (October 11).

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Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Let's hope you haven't packed the barbecue away just yet.

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Clearing work along Nidd

Clearing work along Nidd

Work to reduce flood risk along a stretch of the River Nidd near Tockwith and Kirk Hammerton is taking place in the coming weeks in preparation for winter.

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The modern new streetlights have already started making an appearance in Harrogate. Picture: Adrian Murray

Harrogate set to see more streetlights replaced with new LED technology

Residents across the Harrogate District might notice a difference in the lamps that light up their streets, after a plan to replace North Yorkshire's streetlights has been given the go-ahead.
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The new Air Quality Action Plan will include all four AQMAs declared across the district.

Work to start on 'action plan' to improve Harrogate District air quality

Work is set to begin on an action plan to improve air quality across the Harrogate District following the declaration of two new Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA).

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Yorkshire is set for a night of wet and windy weather.

Gusts of 60mph expected across Yorkshire tonight as Met Office issues warning

The Met Office has warned of disruption to transport, power cuts and possible tree damage as high winds and rain hit Yorkshire tonight.

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Autumn planting has returned to fashion as spring can be a busy time anyway

Top tips on giving your borders an Autumn makeover

Paul Cook, Curator at RHS Garden Harlow Carr, shares how to give your borders an Autumn Makeover.

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