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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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Neighbourhood watch for trees in Leeds

Nature lovers in Leeds are being urged to help protect their local environment by taking part in a new ‘neighbourhood watch’ scheme for trees.

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Barwick in Bloom chairman John Tinker with Yorkshire in Bloom judges Pat Braithwaite and Melvyn Riley during their visit to the village in July.

Blooming marvellous! Leeds communities celebrate horticultural competition success

Communities across Leeds are celebrating after petal power helped them achieve success at the Yorkshire in Bloom awards.

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Autumn's here: Weather for the week ahead

Autumn's here: Weather for the week ahead

Temperatures will drop this week as autumn blows in.

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Chairman of Cookridge Residents Action Group (CRAG)  Michael Lowry has penned a song called Soggy Bottom Calypso, calling for developers to ditch their plans to build 200 homes off the Moseley Wood area in Cookridge, nicknamed Soggy Bottom because of its drainage issues.

Noise troubles at building site

A campaigner has spoken out after nearly a year of disruptive noise coming from a construction site in Leeds.

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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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Video: Delve into the sewers of Harrogate - the blockage hotspot

As Harrogate continues to be a hotspot for blocked sewers, Yorkshire Water offered the Harrogate Advertiser an exclusive visit to one of the town’s problem areas, to uncover the some of the murky myths behind our wastewater system and find out exactly what we should and shouldn’t be flushing down the toilet...

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Large waves crash on the east coast, as the first named storm of the year, Storm Aileen, is set to bring winds of up 75 miles per hour to parts of the UK. PIC: PA

Your ultimate guide to the naming of storms

Storm Aileen is the first named storm of the season.

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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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Scenes of devastation as Hurricane Irma leaves path of destruction across Florida

A massive but weakened Hurricane Irma has zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.

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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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Steve Drew proudly shows off some produce he made earlier! Picture: Adrian Murray

How Harrogate's smallest vegetables are making some big progress

A man on a mission to find a home for his 'microgreens' business venture may have found just the ticket while helping a Harrogate charity too.

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Harrogate Town AFC fans could see some big changes at the CNG stadium.

Major plans revealed for Harrogate Town AFC's Wetherby Road stadium

Ambitious plans to improve the facilities at Harrogate Town AFC's CNG Stadium have been hailed as 'absolutely key' to the club's future success.

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Geese 'shot with air rifles' at Leeds beauty spot

Geese 'shot with air rifles' at Leeds beauty spot

This is the shocking moment two men carry geese carcasses away from Rodley Canal after the birds were shot.

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PLANTING UP: A project to help bees and other pollinators will launch in Leeds on September 25.

Urban Buzz to launch in Leeds park

Leeds is buzzing to be part a nationwide project creating flower-rich habitat for pollinators.

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Flooding over Kirkstall.

Global flood experts at Leeds forum

You don’t have to thumb through a newspaper, or watch the TV news, for long to come across stories about our changing climate and the devastating impact it is having.

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Yorkshire bridge damaged in Boxing Day floods re-opens to unite villages

Yorkshire bridge damaged in Boxing Day floods re-opens to unite villages

A bridge which was severely damaged during the notorious floods of Boxing Day 2015 has finally re-opened to traffic.
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Autumn starts with sunny weekend as we wave farewell to wet and warm Yorkshire summer

Our summer may be finished but Yorkshire's first weekend of autumn offers the prospect of some fine sunny weather.

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Autumn is coming... so here are some reasons to be cheerful. Picture: Tony Johnson.

All this talk of Autumn depressing you? Here’s 7 reasons to love it

There's a nip in the air, the heavy coats are coming out, and staying at home suddenly seems a more attractive option than a night on the tiles.
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