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VIDEO: We’re watching you - fly tippers risk being caught and fined up to £50,000

Barnsley Council is warning fly tippers that they risk being caught on CCTV and prosecuted and fined up to £50,000 for disposing of waste and unwanted items illegally.

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Pictures of the flytipping

Call for end to flytipping incidents in Doncaster town

Community leaders have urged the public to keep their Doncaster town tidy after a spate of fly-tipping incidents.

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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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Council joins forces with Woodland Trust to offer landowners the chance to plant trees

Council joins forces with Woodland Trust to offer landowners the chance to plant trees

Farmers and landowners in North Lincolnshire are being offered subsidised trees thanks to partnerships with the Woodland Trust.

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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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Project training volunteers to track climate change wins award

Project training volunteers to track climate change wins award

A project training volunteers to track the changes of climate change in the Peak District National Park has won the prestigious Park Protector Award.

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Sheffield tree protestors send petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn’s help

Sheffield tree protestors send petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn’s help

MP for Sheffield Hallam Jared O’Mara has today accepted an online petition from campaigners protesting about the tree programme in Sheffield.

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Protesters fighting the lagoon plan at High Melton

Kicking up a stink over Doncaster fertiliser plan

Hundreds of residents in a rural part of Doncaster are kicking up a stink over plans they fear will leave a nauseating pong around their homes.

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Photo Courtesy Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
The First European Polar Bear Husbandry Training Workshop.

Prestigious international polar bear training at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A prestigious international polar bear training event was held recently at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

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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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Parts of Yorkshire will be hit with heavy rain storms this weekend.

Yorkshire weather warning: When will the storm hit this weekend and how long will it last?

High winds and heavy rain are expected to hit parts of Yorkshire on Sunday with Met Office officials predicting wind speeds of 70mph.
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The Met Office has issued a warning for heavy rain across parts of Yorkshire this coming Sunday.

Heavy rain expected in Yorkshire this weekend as Met Office issues warning for region

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for heavy rain in parts of Yorkshire this weekend.

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Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

Autumn means conker season, and it's time to get collecting.

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St Martin's Church in Owston Ferry

Council ‘failed to protect’ historic Isle cottage

Part of the Isle’s history has been lost because it was not protected by North Lincolnshire Council, claims Britain’s oldest conservation charity.

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Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Disruption is easing after Storm Aileen struck Yorkshire overnight.
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Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

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The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for high winds across Yorkshire.

Weather warning issued for Yorkshire as 75mph winds are expected to hit county

The Met Office has issued a warning for Yorkshire and Humber as high winds of up to 75mph are expected to hit the county on Tuesday evening.
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Protesters to bring giant plug to Sheffield in bid to reverse scrapping of railway electrification plans

Protesters to bring giant plug to Sheffield in bid to reverse scrapping of railway electrification plans

Environmental campaigners are set to bring a giant plug on a relay journey to Sheffield, in a bid to persuade transport secretary Chris Grayling to reverse the scrapping of railway electrification.

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Litter on the streets of Stainforth

Action over litter as nappies dumped in street in Doncaster town during hot weather

Residents have swung into action to try to deal with concerns over 'increasing' litter in a Doncaster town.

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