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Feature 10 years after great deluge people more aware of river

Tireless work by volunteers means the Don is looking much better cared for than before the flood of 2007

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Bumblebee Conservation Trust Pollinating the Peak staff checking bees at Longshaw: Sally Cuckney sweeping for bees in the small car park meadow

Feature: How flower power can keep bees at Peak numbers

Why a dramatic decrease in the amount of English hay meadow has serious implications not only for the bee population but also the whole food chain.

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Grace Vincent offfers vegetarian products from New Roots;  at the Sheffield Green fair at St Mary's Community centre, Bramall Lane.

Remembering founder of Sheffield shop with a sense of social justice

A church minister and former teacher who opened a popular Sheffield grocery shop with a campaigning agenda has died aged 83.

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20 June 2017.....Ten years after the Sheffield floods that claimed two lives, a volunteer group has been meeting each week to clear the River Don of rubbish that contributed to the disastrous flooding.Pictured Rochelle Kent-Ellis and Jade Roche.  Picture Scott Merrylees

Sheffield volunteers praised for keeping River Don clear

A First World War grenade, a stash of cannabis and even a human body - these are among the more unusual discoveries made by volunteers working to keep Sheffield’s River Don clear.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Yorkshire weather: Things are heating up

Yorkshire weather: How long the 30C heatwave will last

Temperatures are set to rise to 30C today as Yorkshire enjoys a blistering-hot weekend.
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17 people who refused to pay fixed penalty fines for littering handed out by City Ambassadors have been taken to court

NAMED AND SHAMED: Sheffield litter louts ordered to pay almost £8k in fines

Sheffield litter louts, who dropped rubbish on the city's streets, have been taken to court and made to pay fines amounting to a total of just under £8,000.
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Yorkshire looks set for another warm weeekend.

Yorkshire weather: UK prepares to bask in hottest day of the year this weekend

Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.
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Harcourt Road. Picture: Andrew Roe

Telegraph Debate: Will increasing parking prices deter people from using cars?

‘We need to do more than just increase parking charges’

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Sphagnum moss trial planting at Nether Hey, above Howden Reservoir: a set of moss 'plugs' being unwrapped

Planting a wet flannel on the landscape beyond Sheffield

Peak District bogs returned to pre-Anthropocene condition 8,000 years ago

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Langsett Weir

Fish set to scale new heights across South Yorkshire

Salmon, trout and grayling will be able to move further up river than they have possibly since the Industrial Revolution thanks to three fish pass schemes funded by Yorkshire Water.

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We can expect some extremely hot weather this summer.

It may be raining today but weather experts believe we could be set for a scorching summer of record temperatures

Don’t laugh, but the UK could be set for a record-breaking summer with the mercury set to hit 35C.

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17 May 2017........Community stalwart Danny Piermattei from Stannington in Sheffield. Picture Scott Merrylees

Village volunteers catch record number of flytippers

A Yorkshire village has caught a record number of flytippers in the act in the last two years. Chris Burn speaks to the outgoing Italian helping to lead the fight against litterbugs

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Ryan Holdsworth

Favourite Things: Nights out and days in the Peak of landscapes

Ryan Holdsworth is the insolvency manager at Graywoods, the specialist business recovery practice in Sheffield city centre. Graywoods helps businesses and individuals across the country deal with debt and cashflow problems. Ryan, aged 31, was born and bred in Sheffield and studied accounting at Sheffield Hallam University. He began his career in insolvency following a placement with a national practice in Watford before returning to Sheffield to pursue his career. He now lives in Dronfield with his wife Stacey and young son William.

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We have enjoyed a mild spring in Britain.

Record temperatures as we wave goodbye to May and welcome the start of meteorological summer

Today heralds the start of meteorological summer as we bid farewell to spring and look forward to flaming June.
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Woodland Heritage Festival at Ecclesall Woods: Caitlin Nagle showing Lauren Kirkland the skull of a lioness

Finding the heritage in Sheffield’s woodlands

Ecclesall Woods were smoking in the drizzle as archaeologists recreated the atmosphere of their industrial past 400 years ago.

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Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

Things are cooling down after the blistering hot sunshine pushed temperatures close to 30C on Saturday.
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Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county.
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Nick Denniff's dad Michael ploughing in Millhouses in the 1940s

Feature: Forward-thinking farming on the edge of Sheffield

Those who meet Nick Denniff while mountain biking or climbing on his Burbage grazing land find a farmer happy to speak his mind with very little encouragement.

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Spring in Ilkley

Weather warning: Yorkshire to be hit with severe thunderstorms over Bank Holiday weekend

Yorkshire has enjoyed a fine week of warm and dry weather but experts have today issued a warning for the county to prepare for fierce storms.
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