South Yorkshire named one of the best places to find love online

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South Yorkshire has been named as one of the top ten places in the UK to find a date.

According to new data from SinglesNear.Me, South Yorkshire has been rated as the 10th best place to find a match for those hoping to find love on the internet.

The dating website also claims that one in three couples meet online.

“It’s no surprise that the amount of members we receive increases dramatically over Christmas and New Year” said Andy Hammonds, Founder and CEO of SinglesNear.Me.

“SinglesNear.Me sees a massive 40 per cent rise in members between Christmas and New Year as lonely singles search for love during the family and couple-focussed festive period.

“Single people are making New Year’s resolutions to get fit and find love in 2015.

“The increase in people receiving new smartphones and tablets also has a huge effect on our membership numbers”

According to SinglesNear.Me the top 10 areas in the UK to find a date are:

1. London

2. West Midlands

3. Greater Manchester

4. West Yorkshire

5. Essex

6. Hampshire

7. Kent

8. Merseyside

9. Lancashire

10. South Yorkshire