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Here’s how long the heatwave will last in Yorkshire

The weather is set to be scorching both this weekend and next week, with the beginning of July expected to be unusually warm for this time of year.
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Leeds wont be closing roads for Clean Air Day, but there will be two different events which aim to raise awareness, one being in City Square and the other in Briggate

Why roads will not be closed in Leeds tomorrow for national Clean Air Day 2018

June 21 marks clean air day 2018, a day which raises awareness about the dangers of air pollution and the different ways that people can work towards making the air cleaner.
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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

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Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?
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Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? (Photo: Shutterstock)

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather this weekend be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?
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Free app that could help Doncaster families reduce £700 of food waste every year

Residents and businesses in Doncaster have discovered a modern way of reducing their food waste with a click of a button.

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Isle residents urged to clean-up for the summer

Communities across North Lincolnshire, including in the Isle, are encouraged to join in the big summer clean-up during June, July and August and make their community one to be proud of.

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In general, the temperature will begin to increase on Thursday, reaching averages of around 20C for the remainder of the week, with sunny intervals and some light showers

Weather forecast for the week ahead: What to expect in Leeds over the next six days

Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Leeds over the next six days.

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Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey?

Weather forecast for the week ahead: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next six days

Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Yorkshire over the next six days.
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Thunderstorms: What causes this extreme weather phenomena and can they be predicted?

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are predicted around various parts of the UK over the upcoming bank holiday weekend, with thunderstorms, alongside lightning, being some of the most dramatic weather phenomena in the UK.
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New build homes can save Doncaster homeowners £629 per year on energy bills

February was named the ‘deep freeze’ month; with below average temperatures and snow blanketing much of the UK, households across the country felt the chill.

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Doncaster Voices: Are we green enough ​or could we be more eco-friendly?

Doncaster Voices: Are we green enough ​or could we be more eco-friendly?

If you want to get involved in DFP weekly Voices forum, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the timely subject, approaching April 23 St George’s Day, are we too patriotic or not patriotic enough?

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Dan Cornwall or Pictorial Meadows with Janene Scurfield of Enterprise Rent-A-Car with Nigel Dunnett from the University of Sheffield at Park Square Roundabout where the roundabout has been planted with new flowers, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 15 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

VIDEO: Sheffield roundabout’s £11,000 floral makeover

First impressions count - and Park Square roundabout is one of the first sights encountered by anyone arriving in Sheffield by car.

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Lyra Coolican, aged 4, builds an insect home in her garden

Partnership delivers more wildlife friendly housing across Doncaster

Housebuilder, David Wilson Homes, has announced the renewal and extension of a unique partnership with the RSPB for another three years.

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Lets Clean Up Doncaster campaign

Doncaster Voices: What ‘spring clean’ does Doncaster area require?

If you want to get involved in DFP weekly Voices forum, submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when the timely subject, marking this month’s World Book Day is: How can we best raise Doncaster literacy?

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Axholme Bridleways Association clears up East Lound path

Intrepid members of the Isle of Axholme Bridleways Association (ABA) braved a bitterly cold morning to clear a stretch of overgrown bridleway in East Lound. Equipped with cutters and loppers, they cut down overhanging branches and foliage underfoot to make the path accessible.

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Dr David Herling, Roy Mosley and Paul Selby in Greno Woods. Picture: Fran Halsall

Rare elm trees could be about to make a comeback in Sheffield

A Sheffield resident and elm enthusiast has teamed up with Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust to kick-start an exciting initiative to trial disease-resistant elm trees at the Trust’s Greno Woods nature reserve in north Sheffield.

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COLUMNIST: The politics of a changing climate

COLUMNIST: The politics of a changing climate

It’s not hard to understand why only ten to 15 per cent of people contact their MP each year.

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Richard Hannigan

Volunteers needed for Isle partnership projects

The Isle of Axholme and Hatfield Chase Landscape Partnership is looking for volunteers to get involved in their local projects.

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Doncaster Voices: “What are Doncaster’s hidden gems we should shout about?”

Doncaster Voices: “What are Doncaster’s hidden gems we should shout about?”

Welcome to Doncaster Voices, your weekly forum. If you want to get involved, submit 150 words with name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk - Your views may appear here next week when subject is ”What ​parking plan would best serve Doncaster residents & visitors?”

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