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Weather warning: Three days of snow predicted as Met Office reveals Beast from the East timetable

The Beast from the East is expected to bring with it THREE days of snow next week as Yorkshire prepares to shiver in freezing temperatures blown in from Siberia.

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The sinkhole opened up on Dallamires Lane, Ripon. Pic: Google.

Sinkhole of 'unknown depth' opens ups on Dallamires Lane, Ripon

A sinkhole of "unknown depth" opened up in Ripon.

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Yorkshire weather: Snow warnings issued as Beast from the East edges toward Yorkshire

Rural areas are at risk of being cut off as widespread snowfall and severe wind-chill temperatures are blown into Yorkshire in a storm dubbed The Beast from the East.
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Rubbish new art by Leeds students

Students from Leeds Beckett University have built a seven metre tall installation out of recycled materials in a bid to encourage more students to recycle.

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Half a million journeys have been recorded on the regions CityConnect Cycle Superhighway since it opened.

Half a million trips on Leeds Bradford CityConnect Cycle Superhighway

Half a million journeys have been recorded on the region’s CityConnect Cycle Superhighway since it opened less than two years ago, new statistics reveal.

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The Beast from the East is set to arrive in Yorkshire this weekend bringing with it a cold snap that is expected to last until mid-March.

A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive in Yorkshire?

The Beast from the East is on its way toward Britain and forecasters are warning the life-threatening temperatures could see Yorkshire colder than Iceland.

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Video captures 'breaking glass' ice phenomenon at Leeds reservoir

A natural phenomenon known as 'ice stacking' has been caught on camera at a Yorkshire lake.

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Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

A colony of ring-necked parakeets has been caught on camera in Yorkshire.
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A cold and frosty morning at Lemonroyd Lock, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme

Hundreds of pipes burst in cold weather across Leeds over three months

Yorkshire Water leakage inspectors have had to repair more than 400 burst pipes in Leeds over the last three months.

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Guinea pigs ‘lucky to be alive’ after being dumped in a lay-by in North Yorkshire

The RSPCA is appealing for information after five guinea pigs – one of them a week-old baby – were found dumped in a lay-by.

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Here's why we never get proper snow in Leeds

Here's why we never get proper snow in Leeds

It's the same old story - upland parts of Yorkshire wake up to a thick blanket of snow, while in Leeds there's barely a dusting.

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Yorkshire is facing up to another chilly weekend. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: What does the weekend weather have in store for Yorkshire?

FREEZING February looks set to continue this weekend as further warnings for snow and ice are issued across Yorkshire.

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The waste site.

Wakefield recycling boss in court for operating without a licence

The director of a Wakefield waste firm was today  handed a 12 month community order with 150 hours unpaid work for not having a permit in place to prevent damage to the environment.

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Yorkshire braced for another icy blast as rare North Pole weather phenomenon could send temperatures plummeting

A rare weather phenomenon looks set to push an icy blast of wintry weather toward Yorkshire direct from the North Pole.

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Leeds leads the way in the fuel for the future

Leeds leads the way in the fuel for the future

The city of Leeds could be one of the first in the country to use vehicles powered by natural gas and to also sell it commercially.

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A city centre park for Leeds moves one step closer as councillors back the plans

A city centre park for Leeds moves one step closer as councillors back the plans

Plans for a city centre park have been backed by all sides of the political spectrum in Leeds this afternoon.
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Snow warning escalated for Yorkshire as Met Office warns of prolonged cold spell

Snow is expected across Yorkshire as the Met Office warns of another cold snap that will see temperatures drop to -5C.

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Snow forecast as temperatures drop to -5C in Yorkshire

Snow is expected across Yorkshire as the Met Office warns of another cold snap that will see temperatures drop to -5C.
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Three places to see dazzling drifts of snowdrops in Yorkshire this month

You know it’s the end of winter when these little white blooms appear. Hannah Stephenson reveals some of the best spots to enjoy them.

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The Met Office weather warning.

Snow warning: Met Office issues yellow alert for Yorkshire

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow for parts of Yorkshire.

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