Magical Castle Carr fountain to ‘play again’

It’s that time of year again where the fountain at Castle Carr estate will rise into the sky.

Hebden Bridge Boundary Walk

Fancy a hike? Prepare your boots for the boundary walks

It’s that time of year to put on your walking boots and take part in the upcoming boundary walks.

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Rob Twiggs, the Councils new Natural Flood Management Project Officer

Twiggs set to reduce flood risk in Calderdale

Calderdale Council has appointed a natural flood management specialist as part of its work to reduce the risk of flooding across the Calder Valley.

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Wasps could be in for a bumper summer

Freak weather could lead to insect invasion this summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season for insects, experts say.

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Natalie Coates from Drifield in East Yorkshire walks through a patch of Bluebells at Rannerdale Knott in the Lake District.

Yorkshire weather: Yorkshire records hottest UK temperature... but for how long will it last?

Yorkshire enjoyed the warmest temperature in the United Kingdom on Wednesday as the region enjoyed a scorching spell of sunshine.

Experts have issued a warning that 'aliens' are threatening Britain's rarest reptile, after European lizards have moved over from the continent - and are killing our native species.

Foreign lizards invade UK and threaten to wipe out native species

Experts have issued a warning that 'aliens' are threatening Britain's rarest reptile, after European lizards have moved over from the continent - and are killing our native species.

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Children from Queensbury schools clean up the village.

Queensbury kids join together for a clean up

Primary school children did their bit for the community when they took to the streets of Queensbury for a tidy up.


Yorkshire’s driest winter for decades prompts water and fire warnings

A countrywide plea for people to make careful use of tap water has been issued by the Environment Agency, following the driest winter period in 20 years.

We are set for a milder Bank Holiday weekend after a chilly week.

Yorkshire weather: Sunny spells and warmer weather for your Bank Holiday weekend... but beware the spring showers

The cold snap which brought snow and wintry showers to the county this week will be replaced by warmer temperatures and sunshine for the Bank Holiday weekend.
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We are set for an unsettled weekend of weather... but it will be warmer.

Yorkshire weather: Warmer weather on the way for Bank Holiday weekend

The big chill is expected to ease as we head toward the bank holiday weekend.

Locals concerned about how close proposed incinerators are to local schools, to hold protest walks, from Bolton Brow and Sacred Heart Primary schools, Sowerby Bridge

Incinerator protesters’ ‘walk of shame’ over air pollution fear

Campaigners fighting against proposals to create two incinerators near Sowerby Bridge will stage a ‘walk of shame’ over air pollution concerns.

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More setbacks for nature reserve plans

More setbacks for nature reserve plans

A master plan to develop a 100 acre nature reserve in Brighouse is now almost 18 months overdue as proposals suffered another setback.

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Flood damaged bridge starts to take shape

Work to rebuild flood-damaged Crowther Bridge at Cromwell Bottom, Brighouse, has taken a significant step forward, as the new bridge arch is now in place.

There will be lots of activities for both puppies and their owners to enjoy

Hope for fun RSPCA Pooch Fest to stop dog fouling in Stainland Park

all two legged and four legged friends are invited by The RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield & District branch’s ‘Pooch Fest’ in conjunction with Calderdale Council.

Madeleine and Bailey Doherty enjoy the beach as crowds pack onto the South Bay in Scarborough as warm weather bathed the UK at the weekend.

Yorkshire weather: Prepare yourselves for three months of glorious sunshine... but Easter could be quite chilly

Yorkshire could be set to bask in three months of scorching sunshine this spring as forecasters predict above-average temperatures heading into summer.

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Ministers under pressure from Halifax MP as millions lost for flood hit towns

Ministers under pressure from Halifax MP as millions lost for flood hit towns

MINISTERS are coming under growing pressure to account for millions of pounds of funding which was supposed to benefit flood-hit communities.

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Yorkshire is set for a spell of mild weather this week.

Yorkshire weather: Dry spell on the horizon as Yorkshire prepares for a warm weekend

Yorkshire is set for a warm spell of weather as spring-like conditions are set to last into the weekend.


Elland Bridge celebration to thank the community

The wait is finally over for the community in Elland with a day of celebrations planned on Sunday to mark the official reopening of Elland Bridge, the canal and towpath.

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Ten men lost their lives whilst working on the Queensbury Tunnel

Study reveals navvies’ Queensbury tunnel sacrifice

As the Historical Railway Estate (HRE) prepares to spend around £3 million of public money abandoning Queensbury Tunnel, the Society campaigning to save it has published a study of the ten men known to have lost their lives during its construction 140 years ago.

Oliver, 8, and Freya, 3, Hardisty, have fun in the sun on the South Shore beach at Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Cloudy skies bring an end to our all-too-brief sunny spell

THE gloriously sunny weekend weather is expected to make way for chillier, cloudy skies this week as a more unsettled period comes in from the Atantic.

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