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Newly resurfaced Harrogate back road is 'a waste of tax payer money'

Residents have called a decision to resurface a dead-end back road in Harrogate ‘a disgrace’ and a ‘waste of taxpayer money’.

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‘Don’t punish the poor for Leeds’s air pollution woes’

‘Don’t punish the poor for Leeds’s air pollution woes’

A blanket ban on all diesel vehicles in Leeds would have a devastating impact, leading to a rise in unemployment and social deprivation, a former Government transport advisor has warned.

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The Venus and Jupiter conjunction is set to happen in the early hours of Monday.

Venus and Jupiter conjunction: When do the planets line up? How do I watch?

The Venus and Jupiter conjunction is set to take place in the early hours of Monday.

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Frozen windscreens have been common this weekend.

Temperatures to continue to plummet across Yorkshire

A cold snap arrived this weekend with many people waking to a frost across the county.
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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Leeds Civic Hall, where the meeting on Wednesday is due to take place.

Explained: What is the Site Allocations Plan for Leeds and why is it controversial?

The Site Allocations Plan (SAP) is a blueprint for housing, employment, retail and green space across 11 areas of Leeds from 2012 up until 2028.

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'No confidence' motion over Leeds City Council's housing plan delivery

A motion of no confidence in Leeds City Council has been put forward over its delivery of plans to allow tens of thousands of new homes to be built across the area.

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The Knottingley hydro electric plant.

VIDEO: £7.5m Knottingley hydroelectric plant to produce a 'century worth of power'

Yorkshire’s newest and biggest hydroelectric power plant can provide energy for the next 100 years, according to its owners.
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It should be dry but you'll need to wrap up warm this Bonfire Night.

What will the weather be like on Bonfire Night in Yorkshire?

Are you heading out to one of the many organised displays across Yorkshire?

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Artist's impression of how the parklet on The Calls might look. Credit: YORKSHIRE DESIGN GROUP.

USA-style ‘parklets’ plan approved for city centre

A San Francisco-inspired idea to create “vibrant” community spaces in parking bays on two Leeds city centre streets has been approved.

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Upper Nidderdale farm joins Yorkshire Water's vision to become 'farm of the future'

A farm in Upper Nidderdale is the latest to join a project by Yorkshire Water to transform farming practices to connect with the land, the water and the wildlife.

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Smog over Leeds city centre. Picture: Ross Parry.

‘Rapidly needed’ brainstorm session to slash Leeds air pollution levels

Experts will brainstorm ideas and come up with plans on how to tackle air pollution in Leeds during a conference this week.

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Storm Brian brought wind and rain to Yorkshire last week.

From Caroline to Octavia: The 13 storms that are expected to batter Britain this winter

After Brian smashed into the UK last week forecasters are predicting further severe weather with as many as 13 named storms expected to hit the UK this autumn/winter.

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Look to the skies over the weekend and you may see meteors.

Orionid meteor shower: How to see the spectacle over Yorkshire

This weekend, Yorkshire is set to be lashed by wind and rain as Storm Brian makes its way over the county.

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Storm Brian will hit the UK this weekend

Storm Brian: Weather Bomb set to cause miserable weekend for Yorkshire

The UK is braced for a night of heavy rain and winds before Storm Brian batters the country this weekend.
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The UK is set to be battered by high winds and rain as Storm Brian arrives this weekend, only days after former Hurricane Ophelia hit the British Isles.

Storm Brian 'weather bomb' set to batter parts of UK this weekend... but what can we expect in Yorkshire?

Storm Brian is heading toward the United Kingdom this weekend, bringing with it the prospect of gale-force winds and a high risk of flooding.

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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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Former Hurricane Ophelia battered parts of Ireland, Wales and the western coast of England yesterday.

Travel chaos as former Hurricane Ophelia brings 70mph winds to Yorkshire

The one-time Hurricane Ophelia has brought rush-hour chaos to Yorkshire this morning as it blows across the county with gusts of up to 70mph.
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Former Hurricane Ophelia brought with it high winds and severe storms throughout Monday.

Ophelia winds batter western parts of United Kingdom as Yorkshire holds its breath

Yorkshire was waiting to see if former Hurricane Ophelia would strike the county with her full force after a day of fierce winds and storms struck Ireland and the west coast.
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Red sun phenomenon casts ghostly haze across Yorkshire... and leaves some to question if this is the end of the world?

A red sun spotted in the sky over parts of Yorkshire on Monday morning may have been caused by Hurricane Ophelia but that didn't stop many from sharing their own 'scientific' opinions on social media.
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