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Saving the toads of Toadmorden!

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Mytholmroyd centre under water after the River Calder burst its banks.

‘Natural defences no silver bullet’ on flooding

Natural defence schemes planned for the Calder Valley such as planting trees and creating wetlands are not “a silver bullet” for stopping flooding, academics warned today.

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What will the weather be in Yorkshire this weekend?

Yorkshire weather: Cold and cloudy on Friday... but what about the weekend?

A cloudier day across Yorkshire today as temperatures dropped ahead of the weekend.

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Daffodils bloom at Temple Newsam in Leeds.

Yorkshire weather: Gorgeous sunny Thursday ahead but the weekend is looking wet and windy

CLEAR blue skies are stretching out across the Yorkshire sky-line today as our weather looks more like spring with every day.

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Your Yorkshire weather forecast.

Yorkshire weather: Mild outlook for the weekend but it could get windy

Temperatures are rising across the county as we experience more spring-like weather.

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Yorkshire lambs enjoying the spring-like conditions on the moors.

Yorkshire weather: A fine morning across the region... but how long will it last?

Spring is in the air across Yorkshire this morning as chilly blue skies stretched across the region.

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Signs of spring as flowers bloom at Kirkstall Abbey in Leeds.

Yorkshire weather: A bright day with sunny spells... but beware the thunder and hail!!!

There were blue skies above Yorkshire this morning as the first signs of spring continued to promise more warmer weather.

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Yorkshire weather: Snow warning for parts of West Yorkshire as wintry showers roll in

Yorkshire weather: Snow warning for parts of West Yorkshire as wintry showers roll in

The Met Office has issued a warning of snow showers across parts of West Yorkshire later this afternoon.

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Yorkshire is expected to see some snow on high ground throughout this week.

Yorkshire weather: Warnings in place across Yorkshire for icy conditions

THE sudden cold snap is expected to continue today as Yorkshire wakes up to frosted cars and icy roads.

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Yorkshire weather: Storm Ewan downgraded but warning still in place as temperatures are set to plummet

Yorkshire weather: Storm Ewan downgraded but warning still in place as temperatures are set to plummet

Warnings for snow, ice and wind across parts of the UK have been downgraded because Storm Ewan was not as strong as expected.

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Video: Scheme to plant 200,000 trees aims to reduce Calder Valley flood risk

HUNDREDS OF thousands of trees will be planted as part of a long-term plan aimed at reducing flood risk in the Calder Valley – which was devastated by the storms of December 2015.

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Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK.

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Duncan Cooper, of Calderdale Council; landlord Heidi Bingham, Councillor Barry Collins and Kevin Baldwin from MUD UK.

Valley is open for business after the floods

A business park in the upper Calder Valley is helping flood-hit businesses to grow after the devastating events of Boxing Day 2015.

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VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here’s what they could be like

There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years.

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