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Pictures: Walkers are striding out through the wonders of Stocksbridge

Why settlement built on steel is now seen as a shining example of how to establish a post-industrial town as a destination for outdoor folk.

Environment

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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Dr David Herling, Roy Mosley and Paul Selby in Greno Woods. Picture: Fran Halsall

Rare elm trees could be about to make a comeback in Sheffield

A Sheffield resident and elm enthusiast has teamed up with Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust to kick-start an exciting initiative to trial disease-resistant elm trees at the Trust’s Greno Woods nature reserve in north Sheffield.

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The British Geological Survey has confirmed this afternoon's earthquake

Sheffield feels Britain’s biggest earthquake in 10 years

People in Sheffield have reported feeling the biggest earthquake in Britain for a decade.

News

Feature: Keeping Common life alive and kicking

Volunteers keep ‘unique’ Wadsley habitat in ecological balance.

Environment

Pictures: How digital rangers are keeping Peak routes open

Why mountain bikers are crucial information tools in our National Park.

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1.9m is set to be invested to retrofit 117 buses across the Sheffield network with emission reduction technology.

£1.9m to be invested to retrofit Sheffield buses with emission reduction technology in bid to improve air quality

£1.9m is set to be invested to retrofit 117 buses across the Sheffield network with emission reduction technology.

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Mam Tor

Iconic Peak District hill is voted one of the best to explore

The Peak District’s iconic Mam Tor hill has been named as one of the country’s favourite places to explore.

Environment
The Marathon Gates at Kelham Island Museum

Where to find the Marathon Gates from Sheffield's old Don Valley Stadium

They stood at the entrance to Sheffield's now-demolished Don Valley Stadium - and art experts believed their whereabouts were a mystery.
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The new planting scheme follows a controversial decision to fell memorial trees on Western Road, Crookes, in Sheffield.

Find out where Sheffield's new war memorial trees are being planted - and how many each park will get

The sites where almost 300 war memorial trees will be planted in Sheffield have been mapped out.

Politics
Protest groups against fracking have been set up across Yorkshire and in North-East Derbyshire.

Fracking safety fears for former coal-mining areas of Yorkshire taken to Government regulator

Concerns about the safety of conducting fracking in former coal-mining areas of Yorkshire have been taken to the Government’s regulator in charge of overseeing the development of the shale gas industry.
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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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Seeking out Sheffield’s hidden public art

The Marble Players, Sheen, Plane Spotters and the Ali Babas - to those not in the know these are merely cryptic phrases.
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COLUMNIST: The politics of a changing climate

COLUMNIST: The politics of a changing climate

It’s not hard to understand why only ten to 15 per cent of people contact their MP each year.

Environment

Woodlands are a window to the wider Peak District

Why preserving trees for future generations is so crucially important.

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Walking: Clumber around...

Walking: Clumber around...

A Lovely Walk Around The Jewel Of The Dukeries - Clumber Park, Worksop, North Notts

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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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Wildlife Column: Barn owls making a welcome return

I have previously written about local barn owls, a species which thirty or forty years ago had plummeted to the point of near-extinction across our wider region.

Opinion
An example of fly-tipping.

Sheffield farmer's concern over 'hidden cost' of fly-tipping as councils spend £1.6m clearing dumped litter

Rural experts are warning of the ‘hidden cost’ of fly-tipping after it was revealed South Yorkshire councils spent more than £1.6 million clearing up 23, 000 incidents of dumped litter last year.

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