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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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Alert as 'nurdles' found along Yorkshire coast

A search of hundreds of beaches and rivers across the UK including several in Yorkshire has found almost three-quarters of them are littered with tiny plastic pellets.
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Birds of prey to tackle Yorkshire coast's problem gulls

Birds of prey to tackle Yorkshire coast's problem gulls

Hawks and falcons could be used to control the seagull population in Scarborough and Whitby.

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Yorkshire weather latest.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures continue to climb across the county

Temperatures could make their way into double figures this week... but the warmer weather is likely to bring rain with it.

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Snow fell across Yorkshire at the weekend.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures set to warm up as county escapes big freeze

SPRING may just be in the air over the coming few days as Yorkshire finally escapes the clutches of a freezing winter.

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Snow forecast

Yorkshire snow: Cold snap set to continue... but will it snow this weekend?

The Met Office has issued a weather warning across Yorkshire as a Scandinavian cold snap hits the region.
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Yorkshire snow: Cold snap set to continue... but will it snow this weekend?

The Met Office has issued a weather warning across Yorkshire as a Scandinavian cold snap hits the region.
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A seal was attacked at Flamborough sparking a warning from the RSPCA.

Dog attack on seal sparks RSPCA warning

The RSPCA have warned walkers to keep their distance from seals after one was attacked by a dog at Flamborough.
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The 'nuisance' seagulls

Action plan to tackle Scarborough’s and Whitby’s nuisance seagulls

A long-awaited action plan to tackle the blight of seagulls swooping on unsuspecting tourists and visitors at Yorkshire’s most popular seaside destination has been revealed.

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Earthquake strikes off Yorkshire coast

Earthquake strikes off Yorkshire coast

An earthquake has struck off in the North Sea off the coast of Scarborough, it is believed.

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National newspapers are reporting that Storm Barbara could bring severe weather this winter - but the Met Office aren't as sure about the forecast.

Is Yorkshire set for another stormy Christmas?

Yorkshire could be hit by another storm this Christmas, according to national reports.

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Hundreds of twitchers flock to Easington near Hull, to try and spot this rare Siberian accentor. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Video: Hundreds of bird watchers descend on Yorkshire village to see rare Siberian accentor

Hundreds of bird watchers have descended on an East Yorkshire village, after a rare species, never before seen on the British mainland, landed in a car park.

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Fracking plans attracted protests in North Yorkshire

Campaigners’ fears that new fracking appeal sets ‘dangerous precedent’ for Yorkshire

Campaigners are urging the Government to consider each fracking case on its own merit as an appeal is passed in Lancashire to overturn a local authority decision.

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Fracking fears in national park

FEARS of fracking and over-development hitting the North York Moors National Park (NYMNP) have been highlighted in a major new survey on its future.

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Grandson latest victim of swooping seagulls.

Gulls: boy hurt as action still awaited

A young boy has been injured by a swooping gull grabbing his sandwich as attacks grow without any protection for the public.

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Friends of the Earth and Frack Free Ryedale accuse North Yorkshire County Council of unlawfully reaching its decision to approve Third Energy's planning application to frack near the village of Kirby Misperton.

Court date set for Ryedale fracking legal challenge

A judge will rule on whether North Yorkshire County Council acted unlawfully in reaching its decision to approve a test drilling site for the extraction of shale gas in Ryedale at a hearing in November.

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Boulby Mine near Staithes

140 more jobs to go at Boulby - but owners say site is safe for another 40 years

ANOTHER 140 jobs are to be lost at the country’s only potash mine, in the North York Moors National Park.

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Weekend weather: Summer showers and fresh breezes as heatwave blows over

COOLER temperatures are on the way after a wave of thunderstorms and torrential downpours swept parts of Britain.

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