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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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Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Temperatures could rise up to 30C in Yorkshire next week as a heatwave sweeps the UK.

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Halifax Town Hall

Counter demonstration against Local Plan protest ahead of council meeting

On Thursday (June 21) organisations in Calderdale will be holding a a counter demonstration outside Halifax Town Hall against Craig Whittaker MP and the Conservative and Unionist Group who will themselves be protesting against the Local Plan.
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Go-ahead: �2.6million scheme for Mytholmroyd

Go-ahead for £2.6 million phase of £30 million Mytholmroyd flood scheme

A £2.6 million option that is affordable will form a key part of the £30 million Mytholmroyd flood alleviation scheme because it can be completed sooner – rather than a £10.3 million scheme which would bring greater protection.

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Gallery: Ten garden plants you can actually eat

Hungry gardeners have been told to pull up the weeds and prune the flowers to cook up cheap and unusual meals and snacks this spring.

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Incredible Edible celebrating their 10th anniversary

Calder Valley community group that can't stop growing

What connects a town in Calderdale with Australia, France and Canada? A group that puts the community it serves at the heart of everything it does, Incredible Edible.

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Death pests: Yorkshire homes 'being invaded by nine types of deadly mosquito'

Homes in Yorkshire are being invaded by deadly mosquitos including the aggressive 'Asian Tiger' mosquito, according to reports.

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Government urged not to forget about the South Pennines

Pennine Prospects is urging the Government to review the value of all distinctive landscapes in England, whether they are currently designated or not.
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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?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Leeds 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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Around 4,500 homes have been planned for the Brighouse area

Protest organised against Calderdale's Local Plan ahead of council meeting

A protest against adoption of the Local Plan is being organised by Calderdale Council’s opposition Conservative group ahead of a crunch vote next week.
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The Local Plan has moved to the next stage

Calderdale's Local Plan moves on to next stage

Calderdale's Local Plan has moved one step closer to becoming a reality after it was approved and recommended to a special council meeting at the end of this month.

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Protesters outside Halifax Town Hall ahead of the meeting

Calderdale Council refuses Sowerby Bridge waste incinerator application

The application for an Environmental Permit for an incinerator plant in Sowerby Bridge has been refused by Calderdale Council's Cabinet at a meeting tonight (Monday).
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Canal towpath around Hebden Bridge to benefit from 1.5m facelift

Canal towpath around Hebden Bridge to benefit from £1.5m facelift

A section of the Rochdale Canal towpath between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden is to benefit from a £1.5m scheme to improve cycling and walking access, thanks to Department for Transport (DfT) funding secured by West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Calderdale Council.

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Will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or bleak and grey over the two-day Triathlon?

Leeds Triathlon: What the weather is set to look like over the two-day event

The Leeds Triathlon begins tomorrow, but will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or bleak and grey over the two-day event?
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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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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 Leeds 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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Trinity Leeds and White Rose Shopping Centre will be turning their roofs green tomorrow in support of World Environment Day

Leeds shopping centres 'go green' in support of World Environment Day

Two of the the biggest retail and leisure destinations in Leeds will be 'going green' tomorrow to show their support for World Environment Day.
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Local Plan to move one step closer at next Cabinet meeting

Local Plan will move one step closer to becoming a reality

Calderdale's Local Plan, produced by the council, will move a step closer when the Cabinet discusses the final draft at next week's meeting.
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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 Leeds over the next three days

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

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