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Yorkshire weather: Temperatures could rival Tenerife as spring nudges winter out of the way

Temperatures could rival those of Tenerife this weekend as the cold snap gives way to warmer, sunnier weather across Yorkshire this weekend.

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Armed police outside Leeds train station yesterday.

Police boost number of armed officers on duty after Westminster terror attack

Police chiefs have ordered a major surge in the number of armed officers on duty in the wake of the Westminster attack.

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Video: Heavy snow falls in Yorkshire trapping cars and disturbing lambs on second day of Spring

These chilly photos show how just 15cm of snow has caused traffic chaos across the North of Britain - which has seen a HGV sliding SIDEWAYS down the road.

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A sheep and lambs in the snow near Leyburn in the Yorkshire Dales as snow hits parts of the UK.

Yorkshire weather: North Yorkshire under a blanket of snow as winter returns with a chill in the air

Heavy snow left much of northern Yorkshire under a blanket of snow this morning as spring was once more shunted into the shadows by winter.
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Over 1,000 people in Harrogate are assisting the search for little Alfie. Picture: Vicky Short

Have you seen him? Harrogate rallies to help find 'Alfie' the missing pooch

A 'desperate' owner has pleaded for anyone who sees her missing dog to get in touch, as the Harrogate District community have rallied round for almost two weeks to find him.
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The Yorkshire weather is set to take a turn on the chilly side.

Yorkshire weather: It's officially the first day of spring... so expect some snow and wintry showers this week

THE Equinox heralded the first day of spring today, just as weather experts warned of a cold snap that could see snow falling across the county this week.

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Overnight frosts could scupper gardening plans.

Yorkshire weather: Warning for gardeners as overnight frosts to return

Warning all gardeners: Overnight frosts could be about to sweep across Yorkshire as winter makes a brief return.
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The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, shining over the Bathing House in Howick, Northumberland. (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

Northern-Lights chaser's advice for capturing aurora borealis in Yorkshire

Sky watchers seeking a Northern Lights display often think their best chance lies in Iceland, but pictures taken by a Press Association photographer across the north of England say otherwise.
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National Trust reveals huge plans to save species such as cuckoos and water voles

The National Trust has outlined plans to create tens of thousands of acres of new natural habitat on its land to help save dwindling species such as cuckoos and water voles.
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Sheep graze on the Yorkshire Dales as the sun sets on a spring-like day this week. Sadly, conditions are likely to turn nasty in the coming 48 hours.

Yorkshire weather: High winds, heavy rain and cold temperatures on the way this weekend... but worst of Storm Stella passes us by

The sunny weather of recent days will be replaced with some pretty nasty conditions as we look ahead to what promises to be a wet and windy weekend.

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Leeds park gets dog poo bag dispenser

Leeds park gets dog poo bag dispenser

Left your dog poo bag at home? You'll have no excuse for not picking up after your pet if you walk it in this Leeds park.
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Are our energy suppliers really treating us like 'chumps'?

Our major energy suppliers have been accused of treating customers like 'chumps'

Major energy suppliers have been accused of treating customers like "chumps" as senior MPs called for a relative price cap to prevent households from being ripped off.

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The UK Government will reject a request from the Scottish Government for a second referendum on independence.

UK government will reject SNP request for second independence vote

The UK Government will reject a request from the Scottish Government for a second referendum on independence.

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Storm Stella has hit the north-eastern region of America this week.

Yorkshire weather: North of England braced for wet and windy remnants of Storm Stella

HIGH winds and heavy showers are expected to arrive in the north of England at some stage over the next 48 hours as the remnants of Storm Stella hit the UK.

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IN PICTURES: Knaresborough Young Farmers’ tractor run tribute

Knaresborough Young Farmers led the district in a moving tribute to one of their longest serving members on Sunday.

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The Conservative Party has been fined 70,000 by the Electoral Commission for failing to accurately report its election expenses.

Tories fined £70,000 for failing to accurately report election expenses

The Conservative Party has been fined £70,000 by the Electoral Commission for failing to accurately report its election expenses.
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SCHEME: Make your metal matter aims to raise awareness about recycling waste metal in Leeds.

Do your bit for city by recycling

Households across Leeds are being urged to recycle more of the 350 million items of waste metal packaging used in the city each year.

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Snow covers The White House and Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C following the arrival of Storm Stella.

Yorkshire weather: Storm Stella heading to northern Britain after America's big freeze

The remnants of Storm Stella could be heading our way after it dumped snow across much of north-eastern America.
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What will the weather be in Yorkshire this weekend?

Yorkshire weather: Cold and cloudy on Friday... but what about the weekend?

A cloudier day across Yorkshire today as temperatures dropped ahead of the weekend.

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Daffodils bloom at Temple Newsam in Leeds.

Yorkshire weather: Gorgeous sunny Thursday ahead but the weekend is looking wet and windy

CLEAR blue skies are stretching out across the Yorkshire sky-line today as our weather looks more like spring with every day.

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