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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People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

We are set for a sunny weekend across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures rival Tenerife as spring returns with glorious sunshine

Temperatures are set to rival those of Tenerife this weekend as the cold snap gives way to warmer, sunnier weather across Yorkshire this weekend.
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Calderdale MPs unite against incinerator plan

Controversial proposals to construct two waste incinerators in Sowerby Bridge have united Calderdale’s MPs who are holding a meeting to rally opposition to the plans.

Hundreds of toads are killed every year on Todmorden's roads

Saving the toads of Toadmorden!

A local group is encouraging the people of Todmorden to drive carefully at night and watch out for toads.


Video: Heavy snow falls in Yorkshire trapping cars and disturbing lambs on second day of Spring

These chilly photos show how just 15cm of snow has caused traffic chaos across the North of Britain - which has seen a HGV sliding SIDEWAYS down the road.

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

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

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.
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The Yorkshire weather is set to take a turn on the chilly side.

Yorkshire weather: It's officially the first day of spring... so expect some snow and wintry showers this week

THE Equinox heralded the first day of spring today, just as weather experts warned of a cold snap that could see snow falling across the county this week.

Sheep graze on the Yorkshire Dales as the sun sets on a spring-like day this week. Sadly, conditions are likely to turn nasty in the coming 48 hours.

Yorkshire weather: High winds, heavy rain and cold temperatures on the way this weekend... but worst of Storm Stella passes us by

The sunny weather of recent days will be replaced with some pretty nasty conditions as we look ahead to what promises to be a wet and windy weekend.

Storm Stella has hit the north-eastern region of America this week.

Yorkshire weather: North of England braced for wet and windy remnants of Storm Stella

HIGH winds and heavy showers are expected to arrive in the north of England at some stage over the next 48 hours as the remnants of Storm Stella hit the UK.

Snow covers The White House and Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C following the arrival of Storm Stella.

Yorkshire weather: Storm Stella heading to northern Britain after America's big freeze

The remnants of Storm Stella could be heading our way after it dumped snow across much of north-eastern America.
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