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Sheffield volunteers praised for keeping River Don clear

A First World War grenade, a stash of cannabis and even a human body - these are among the more unusual discoveries made by volunteers working to keep Sheffield’s River Don clear.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Yorkshire weather: Things are heating up

Yorkshire weather: How long the 30C heatwave will last

Temperatures are set to rise to 30C today as Yorkshire enjoys a blistering-hot weekend.
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17 people who refused to pay fixed penalty fines for littering handed out by City Ambassadors have been taken to court

NAMED AND SHAMED: Sheffield litter louts ordered to pay almost £8k in fines

Sheffield litter louts, who dropped rubbish on the city's streets, have been taken to court and made to pay fines amounting to a total of just under £8,000.
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Yorkshire looks set for another warm weeekend.

Yorkshire weather: UK prepares to bask in hottest day of the year this weekend

Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.
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Play equipment has been taken away from the Attlee Avenue playground in Rossington because of vandalism

Doncaster playground left stripped of equipment after vandals strike

This is one of Doncaster's children's playgrounds - but it now has no equipment left due to vandals

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A wind turbine is set to be installed on land near Wadworth

Green light for controversial Doncaster community wind turbine

Controversial plans for a wind turbine which will pay money into a Doncaster community have been agreed - despite local opposition.

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Langsett Weir

Fish set to scale new heights across South Yorkshire

Salmon, trout and grayling will be able to move further up river than they have possibly since the Industrial Revolution thanks to three fish pass schemes funded by Yorkshire Water.

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Opening of the Humber and North Lincs Heritage Trail

New heritage trail attracts people to the Isle

A new trail that takes in 70 fascinating sites of interest throughout North Lincolnshire and the Humber region, has just launched.

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We can expect some extremely hot weather this summer.

It may be raining today but weather experts believe we could be set for a scorching summer of record temperatures

Don’t laugh, but the UK could be set for a record-breaking summer with the mercury set to hit 35C.

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We have enjoyed a mild spring in Britain.

Record temperatures as we wave goodbye to May and welcome the start of meteorological summer

Today heralds the start of meteorological summer as we bid farewell to spring and look forward to flaming June.
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Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

Things are cooling down after the blistering hot sunshine pushed temperatures close to 30C on Saturday.
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Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county.
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Spring in Ilkley

Weather warning: Yorkshire to be hit with severe thunderstorms over Bank Holiday weekend

Yorkshire has enjoyed a fine week of warm and dry weather but experts have today issued a warning for the county to prepare for fierce storms.
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Peak District rangers and staff take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing

Peak District rangers and staff take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing

Peak District rangers and staff will take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing, following the launch of a five-year partnership between Columbia Sportswear and the UK’s National Parks.I

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Temperatures are continuing to rise

Friday to be hottest day of the year in Yorkshire - but will sunshine last for the Bank Holiday?

Temperatures are rising ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend and are set to peak with a sun-soaked Friday.

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Congestion on The Nooking.

Parking plan to ease traffic congestion through village near Doncaster

Plans have been revealed to create a car park outside an Isle school to ease traffic congestion that leaves part of a village gridlocked twice a day.

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Government funding for £13.3m flooding scheme

It’s great news for the Isle after it  was revealed this week that the green light has been given for £13.3 million worth of flood defences on the Trent.

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Salcare, bags ready for collection in the food bank

‘Half of our waste food is fine to eat’ says Doncaster recycling boss

Doncaster’s recycling bosses say that nearly half the food thrown away in the town could have been eaten.

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Free sport sessions for children in North Lincolnshire

ONGO has been awarded a £10,000 grant to carry out free sport activity sessions for children living in North Lincolnshire.

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