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Yorkshire weather: Snow warnings issued as Beast from the East edges toward Yorkshire

Rural areas are at risk of being cut off as widespread snowfall and severe wind-chill temperatures are blown into Yorkshire in a storm dubbed The Beast from the East.
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The Beast from the East is set to arrive in Yorkshire this weekend bringing with it a cold snap that is expected to last until mid-March.

A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive in Yorkshire?

The Beast from the East is on its way toward Britain and forecasters are warning the life-threatening temperatures could see Yorkshire colder than Iceland.

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Video captures 'breaking glass' ice phenomenon at Leeds reservoir

A natural phenomenon known as 'ice stacking' has been caught on camera at a Yorkshire lake.

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Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

A colony of ring-necked parakeets has been caught on camera in Yorkshire.
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Yorkshire is facing up to another chilly weekend. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: What does the weekend weather have in store for Yorkshire?

FREEZING February looks set to continue this weekend as further warnings for snow and ice are issued across Yorkshire.

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The waste site.

Wakefield recycling boss in court for operating without a licence

The director of a Wakefield waste firm was today  handed a 12 month community order with 150 hours unpaid work for not having a permit in place to prevent damage to the environment.

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Met office issue weather warning of snow and ice for Wakefield

The Met Office have issued their latest weather warning to the Wakefield district alongside a freezing forecast.

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The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire this weekend.

Weather warning: Snow and ice on the way as Met Office issues warning for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will plummet this weekend as an icy blast arrives across much of Yorkshire bringing with it snow showers and icy conditions.

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Weather warning: Icy cold snap set to return this week as experts warn of coldest ever February

An Arctic blast of icy winds, wintry showers and freezing temperatures is forecast to hit Britain this week as February kicks-off with a big chill.

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Heavy rain is expected in parts of Yorkshire on Wednesday morning.

Flood warning: Things are going to get very wet in parts of Yorkshire tomorrow

The Met Office has issued a warning for the west of Yorkshire as a spell of heavy rain and high winds threatens flooding and damage to homes.

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WEATHER WARNING: Icy blast extends into weekend as Yorkshire warned to expect snow and ice

YORKSHIRE’S week of wintry showers, snow, ice and high winds will extend into the weekend as the Met Office warns of no let up to the arctic blast.

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Kevan Mason, of Greenhow, walks his dogs across a snow cover field at Greenhow, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. Picture James Hardisty.

Weather warning: Snow and high winds continue to batter Yorkshire as forecast predicts extended cold blast

The icy blast of snow, high winds and ice is expected to continue today with the Met Office re-issuing its Yellow Warnings for Yorkshire.
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A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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Mary Creagh: There’s an NHS winter crisis every year under the Tories

Mary Creagh: There’s an NHS winter crisis every year under the Tories

It’s a sad fact that under the Tories there’s an NHS winter crisis every year.

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Wakefield Labour MP Mary Creagh

Microbead ban to ‘turn the tide’ on plastic polluting our oceans

A YORKSHIRE MP has hailed today as a “landmark for turning back the plastic tide” as a long-awaited ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads comes into force.

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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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The Knottingley hydro electric plant.

VIDEO: £7.5m Knottingley hydroelectric plant to produce a 'century worth of power'

Yorkshire’s newest and biggest hydroelectric power plant can provide energy for the next 100 years, according to its owners.
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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
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Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Strong winds are expected in Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK.
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