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Sheffield feels Britain’s biggest earthquake in 10 years

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

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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.

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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.

Environment
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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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.
Environment
Walking: Deffer Wood from High Hoyland

Walking: Deffer Wood from High Hoyland

• Start – High Hoyland

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Wildlife Column: Garden birds are flocking in to visit

Wildlife Column: Garden birds are flocking in to visit

Roger Hoole lives in the Hope Valley and responded to my call for gardens with plenty of visiting birds! He said, ‘Lots of birds in my garden in the last 3 or 4 weeks and plenty of variety too.

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Flytipping left at Sheffield's Ski Village

Sheffield Council spent more than £600k cleaning up mess left by flytippers last year, new figures reveal

An agricultural expert is warning of the ‘hidden cost’ of flytipping, after it was revealed that Sheffield Council spent more than £600,000 on cleaning up thecity in just 12 months.

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