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VIDEO: We’re watching you - fly tippers risk being caught and fined up to £50,000

Barnsley Council is warning fly tippers that they risk being caught on CCTV and prosecuted and fined up to £50,000 for disposing of waste and unwanted items illegally.

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Council joins forces with Woodland Trust to offer landowners the chance to plant trees

Council joins forces with Woodland Trust to offer landowners the chance to plant trees

Farmers and landowners in North Lincolnshire are being offered subsidised trees thanks to partnerships with the Woodland Trust.

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Project training volunteers to track climate change wins award

Project training volunteers to track climate change wins award

A project training volunteers to track the changes of climate change in the Peak District National Park has won the prestigious Park Protector Award.

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Sheffield tree protestors send petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn’s help

Sheffield tree protestors send petition calling for Jeremy Corbyn’s help

MP for Sheffield Hallam Jared O’Mara has today accepted an online petition from campaigners protesting about the tree programme in Sheffield.

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The First European Polar Bear Husbandry Training Workshop.

Prestigious international polar bear training at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A prestigious international polar bear training event was held recently at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

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Leek-coloured Hawkweed (Hieracium subprasinifolium). Picture Alex Hyde

Extinct plant rediscovered in the Peak District National Park

A rare plant previously thought to be globally extinct has been rediscovered in the Peak District National Park.

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A beggar on The Moor

New measures to make Doncaster town centre safer

Officials have drawn up proposals for 10 Doncaster commandments in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour in Doncaster town centre.

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NDFP-Bin men in action

Union and Doncaster waste contractor bosses in war of words

Union chiefs have entered into a fresh war of words with Doncaster waste collection bosses, accusing them of seeking to break the law as two five-day bin strikes loom in the town.

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Infrastructure investment worth £300m pumped into South Yorkshire

Yorkshire Water will invest over £300m this financial year throughout the region with several projects in South Yorkshire designed to improve the area’s water and waste water infrastructure.

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The layout of the planned cycle track at Doncaster Dome

Wildlife fears over cycle track

This is the Doncaster cycle track which could be built at the Dome – but builders will have to work around wildlife issues.

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University of Sheffield to lead on UK wind power technology for the future

The University of Sheffield will lead a £7.6m research project to improve the country’s offshore wind power technologies, it was announced today. (Thursday 13 July 2017)

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South Yorkshire event to celebrate the important role of parks

South Yorkshire event to celebrate the important role of parks

Rotherham is looking forward to celebrating its parks and the role they play in the lives of thousands of local people in ‘Love Parks Week’ which runs from July 14 to 23.

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PICTURE: Cute little kestrel chicks are laid at Conisbrough Castle

Feathered friends have taken up a pretty impressive residence in South Yorkshire recently.

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Langsett Weir

Fish set to scale new heights across South Yorkshire

Salmon, trout and grayling will be able to move further up river than they have possibly since the Industrial Revolution thanks to three fish pass schemes funded by Yorkshire Water.

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Peak District rangers and staff take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing

Peak District rangers and staff take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing

Peak District rangers and staff will take on the elements in new ‘tested tough’ clothing, following the launch of a five-year partnership between Columbia Sportswear and the UK’s National Parks.I

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Salcare, bags ready for collection in the food bank

‘Half of our waste food is fine to eat’ says Doncaster recycling boss

Doncaster’s recycling bosses say that nearly half the food thrown away in the town could have been eaten.

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Free sport sessions for children in North Lincolnshire

ONGO has been awarded a £10,000 grant to carry out free sport activity sessions for children living in North Lincolnshire.

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Air pollution above Meadowhall

The silent killer: air pollution debate in Sheffield

On Monday May 22, Sheffield Friends of the Earth will host a public debate about air pollution with a panel of health and environmental experts. The event will take place at the University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union and is part of the Festival of Debate.

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Rare opportunity to cruise up the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal

At the end of the month, there is a rare opportunity to cruise up or down the 23 locks of the Giant’s Staircase on the Chesterfield Canal between Shireoaks and Kiveton Park.

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Litter pickers join forces with businesses to tidy up Sheffield

Litter pickers join forces with businesses to tidy up Sheffield

A group of like-minded environmentally friendly Sheffield people are joining forces with businesses to tidy up the city.

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