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Harrogate council cracks down on district-wide dog mess problem

Residents across the district have 'already noticed a difference' in the amount of abandoned dog mess following calls for the council to crackdown on the issue.

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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.

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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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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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Over 1,000 people in Harrogate are assisting the search for little Alfie. Picture: Vicky Short

Have you seen him? Harrogate rallies to help find 'Alfie' the missing pooch

A 'desperate' owner has pleaded for anyone who sees her missing dog to get in touch, as the Harrogate District community have rallied round for almost two weeks to find him.
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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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An artists impression of the proposed development from the access point leading on from Tib Garth. Picture: Kebbell Homes

'Outrage' in Linton as residents battle developers over 'loophole' in new homes plan

Linton residents are said to ‘outraged’ by an ‘absurd’ planning application which they claim is exploiting a loophole regarding the village’s neighbourhood plan.

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Matthew Brewer, centre, with Nick Smith, NEHS show director (left) and Harlow Carr curator Paul Cook (right)

RHS Harlow Carr column with Liz Thwaite: New generation takes on the Woodland wilderness

Some regular visitors may have noticed that we have been doing a lot of winter work in the Woodland here at RHS Garden Harlow Carr.

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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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IN PICTURES: Knaresborough Young Farmers’ tractor run tribute

Knaresborough Young Farmers led the district in a moving tribute to one of their longest serving members on Sunday.

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TAG committee members John Richardson, the chairman of Thorp Arch Parish Council, Bernard Crooks and Peter Locke.

Decade long debate over Thorp Arch development delayed by appeal

A key debate on a controversial plan for more than 800 homes near Wetherby has been called off at the 11th hour as Leeds City Council seeks more time to prepare to defend an appeal by the developer.
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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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Dog walkers gathered for the big pick up which amassed some 800 poos. Picture: Rowen Johnson Hardcastle

Poo patrol operation launched to tackle Harrogate District dog mess problem

A team of dog walkers have started a regular clean-up operation to tackle the increasing amount of abandoned dog mess across the district.

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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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Volunteers at Hell Wath, near Ripon taking part in the Great British Spring Clean

Local litter pickers turn out in force for Great British Spring Clean

Volunteers across the district rallied together to take part in the Great British Spring Clean and pick up more than 150 big bags of litter.

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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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