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Yorkshire cold snap likely to put further strain on emergency services

The cold snap is likely to put a further strain on accident and emergency services already dealing with raised levels of flu and norovirus, NHS England has warned.

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Yorkshire has been issued with two weather warnings this morning.

Weather warning: Freezing temperatures and wintry showers set to continue as Met Office issues another day of warnings

Heavy snow has fallen overnight in areas of the north with forecasters warning of another day of freezing temperatures and wintry showers.

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Kevan Mason, of Greenhow, walks his dogs across a snow cover field at Greenhow, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. Picture James Hardisty.

Weather warning: Snow and high winds continue to batter Yorkshire as forecast predicts extended cold blast

The icy blast of snow, high winds and ice is expected to continue today with the Met Office re-issuing its Yellow Warnings for Yorkshire.
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Why Yorkshire drivers are set to suffer as winter weather worsens

Frequent and heavy hail and snow showers are set to hit the UK over the coming days – and with weather conditions causing havoc on Yorkshire roads,

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Leeds is braced for snow this evening.

Weather warning: UK braced for the big chill... but when will the snow arrive in Leeds?

The Met Office has issued a warning for snow as Leeds braces itself for the big chill tonight.

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Missing Leeds climber found injured in the Lake District

Missing Leeds climber found injured in the Lake District

A Leeds climber who went missing in the Lake District has been found after suffering a fall.

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Yorkshire is braced for three days of snow and high winds.

Weather warning: UK braced for the big chill... but when will the snow arrive in Yorkshire?

SNOW has already caused driving difficulties this morning as the expected cold snap edges toward Yorkshire.
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Yorkshire has been warned there will be freezing storms across the county this week.

Weather warning: Yorkshire set to face grip of three-day ice and snow storms

Britain is braced for an icy blast this week with the Met Office issuing a warning that Yorkshire will bear the brunt of the cold snap.

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New powers to tackle waste sites

New powers have been announced to help tackle illegal waste sites and fly-tipping which is a costly blight on the countryside.

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Parts of the UK are expected to see snow next week as cold air from Greenland sweeps over the UK.

Yorkshire set for another wintry blast as Met Office issues warnings for snow and ice

Sub-zero temperatures and wintry showers could make a return to Yorkshire next week.

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a winter view of Scafell Pike from Wasdale, Lake District Cumbria. The National Trust has unveiled plans to rededicate the "world's greatest war memorial" - Scafell Pike and a dozen other Lake District summits given to the charity after the First World War.  PA

The hills of freedom: National Trust to rededicate Lake District peaks to those who died in the First World War

The National Trust has unveiled plans to rededicate the "world's greatest war memorial" - Scafell Pike and a dozen other Lake District summits given to the charity after the First World War.

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Yorkshire is in the grip of a very foggy morning.

Yorkshire weather: Warnings for motorists as dense fog descends on Yorkshire

Highways chiefs and weather experts are warning drivers to take extra care in Yorkshire this morning as freezing fog descends on parts of the county.

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A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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Fly-tipping.

Vehicles seized in fly-tipping operation

A joint operation between two Yorkshire councils and a police force has resulted in the largest seizure of vehicles since new legislation over fly-tipping was introduced.

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Watch: Harrogate captured from above in timelapse video

Staff at a Harrogate hotel bar have shared a sneak peak from their secret spying hotspot, which gives visitors a perfect view of the town.

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Yorkshire can expect more freezing temperatures this week.

Yorkshire weather: Freezing start to the week as winter temperatures continue to drop

Temperatures will struggle to lift above 5C across Yorkshire this week as the cold snap continues to cause problems.

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More than half back charges in clean air zones

More than half of people support the introduction of charges for polluting vehicles driving in “clean air zones” in towns and cities to improve air quality, research published today has revealed.

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Diesel cars are common on motorways across the UK - but is this set to change?

The decline of diesel: Key questions answered

Sales of new diesel cars fell dramatically last year amid fears over air pollution - and is has sparked a lot of questions from owners.
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Diesel car sales are falling.

Why diesel car sales are dropping - and it could affect the value of second-hand motors

New car sales fell 5.7% last year amid falling business and consumer confidence, industry figures show.

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NATURE: The RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch runs from January 2 to February 23.

Get twitching while at school in Leeds

Budding birdwatchers are being urged to get twitching at school.

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