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.

The open air bathing pool at Roundhay Park, Leeds, on Whit Monday, 1944. Pic: Leeds Parks and Countryside.

First look: Rare snapshots of Leeds parks at new exhibition

Victorian snapshots of Leeds’ parks are to be revealed in a new exhibition and online archive.

Mystery of bright green pollution in Leeds beck

Mystery of bright green pollution in Leeds beck

What is the cause of this pollution in a Leeds stream?


Plastic-munching moth could ease pollution

A moth that prefers plastic to pullovers could help solve the problem of discarded shopping bags and packaging, researchers believe.

PIC: James Hardisty

A burning impression on Yorkshire’s great moorland

On first glance it’s perhaps understandable how this picture of a solitary figure, seemingly enveloped by jaundiced-looking clouds of smoke, could make for a worrying sight.

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Frosty morning are expected across Yorkshire

Snow could fall when Yorkshire is hit by Arctic blast

The end of April is set to feel more like winter than spring due to cold air being pushed down over the UK.

It's hard to tell the difference between battered Atlantic cod (left) and battered Pangasius (right). Picture: MSC

Odd fish: Could you tell if you’re getting genuine cod with your chips?

THE ORIGIN of a Friday night platter of haddock and chips could be fisher than meets the eye, a conservation charity warns today.


Access ramps installed - for Harrogate’s frogs

Frog ramps have been installed at a boating pond in Harrogate to ensure the animals can climb its steep walls.

What will the weather be like this easter?

Yorkshire weather: What does the Easter weekend hold in store for us?

The Met Office are warning gardeners of some frosty nights ahead as spring turns chilly over the Easter weekend.

Justine Greening.

New grammar schools must take more pupils from poor families - Justine Greening

Education Secretary Justine Greening wants a new model of grammar schools to work for everyone, including children from "ordinary working families".
The Khumbu Valley, Nepal

Leeds team in Everest drilling bid

IT IS one of the world’s most hazardous and inhospitable locations, and, until this weekend, the last place anyone had tried to take a car wash.

Rubbish overflows out of a bin in Ilkley.

Anger as litter left strewn at some of Yorkshire’s most picturesque landscapes after hot weather

Some of Yorkshire’s most picturesque landscapes were left strewn with litter following the weekend’s hot spell, sparking major public outrage.


Full moon offers up stunning views... but why is it called the Pink Moon?

The April Pink Moon offered some stunning views across Yorkshire this morning, even if it wasn't actually coloured pink.

Handout photo of the view from the summit of Snowdon, which has been named the UK's best sight.

Yorkshire ignored as top 10 greatest UK views is revealed

The view from the summit of Snowdon has been named the UK's best sight... but none of Yorkshire's many gems have been selected in the nationwide poll.
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PIC: Daniel Romani

Could Leeds be crowned the UK’s first ‘tree friendly city’?

Leeds could be crowned the UK’s first “tree friendly” as a charity urges the city’s residents to stand up and celebrate their precious street trees.

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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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relaxing in the sun in Middleton Park sun 9th april 2017
Lukas hibberd, four of Belle Isle and Dolly Opal Dodgson, two of Belle Isle cool down with a water spray

Leeds enjoys warmest weekend of year so far – but it’s not going to last

Spring sprung into action this weekend as the city basked in glorious sunshine and the warmest temperatures of the year so far.

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Beaches and parks have been busy as people head out to enjoy the spring sunshine.

Another scorcher for Yorkshire - but how long will it last?

Summertime highs are expected on Sunday as Yorkshire enjoys the hottest day of the year so far.
Yorkshire is set for a warm weekend with Sunday predicted to be the hottest day of the year so far.

Yorkshire weather: Warm weekend in prospect as Sunday is predicted to be hottest day of the year so far

Easter holiday temperatures will spring to summertime heights this weekend as the hottest day of the year is expected to arrive on British shores.
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Smoke billows out from the scene of the fire in Beeston

No action to be taken after tyre fire in Leeds

A tyre storage firm hit by a huge fire on Monday evening was not committing any environmental offences when the blaze started.

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