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

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

Here is our weather package with news from the Met office and coverage from Sky News, The BBC and the Press Association.

Greenpeace campaigners wearing emperor penguin masks and dressed in black and white in City Square, Leeds
  Antarctic Commission will meet to decide whether to create the largest protected area on earth ,an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary. At right  are Alan Rawlinson and Jane Harnet Jt Local Network Co-ordinators Greenpeace

This is why there were penguins marching through Leeds city centre yesterday