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Encouraging signs in battle against sheep thefts pushing North Yorkshire farms to the brink

The tide may be turning in the fight against sheep rustlers who threaten to destroy the livelihoods of struggling farmers, according to the latest North Yorkshire Police figures.

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Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Disruption is easing after Storm Aileen struck Yorkshire overnight.
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Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

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The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for high winds across Yorkshire.

Weather warning issued for Yorkshire as 75mph winds are expected to hit county

The Met Office has issued a warning for Yorkshire and Humber as high winds of up to 75mph are expected to hit the county on Tuesday evening.
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Scarborough's South Bay

South Bay pollution puzzle goes on despite the investment of £50m

A long-awaited report into why the sea water in Scarborough’s South Bay failed water cleanliness tests is likely to prove inconclusive, councillors have been warned.
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Scarborough tide times

High Tides - September 8th - September 15th

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Scarborough tide times

High Tides - September 1st - September 8th

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Autumn starts with sunny weekend as we wave farewell to wet and warm Yorkshire summer

Our summer may be finished but Yorkshire's first weekend of autumn offers the prospect of some fine sunny weather.

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Autumn is coming... so here are some reasons to be cheerful. Picture: Tony Johnson.

All this talk of Autumn depressing you? Here’s 7 reasons to love it

There's a nip in the air, the heavy coats are coming out, and staying at home suddenly seems a more attractive option than a night on the tiles.
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. The storm drains on South Bay Beach.

Floods: could it happen again?

A call has been made to prevent a repeat of Scarborough’s burst drains and broken roads caused by the flash floods.

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An anti-fracking protest in Kirby Misperton.

Public meeting over Kirby Misperton fracking plans

A public meeting will take place to let Kirby Misperton residents know how police activity will work ahead of planned fracking.
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Scarborough was packed with people enjoying the August Bank Holiday sunshine yesterday, but what do the final few days of summer hold in store for us? Pictures: Richard Ponter.

Yorkshire weather: County enjoys glorious Bank Holiday, but will we have an end-of-summer heatwave?

Sun worshippers returning to work after a record-breaking Bank Holiday weekend are unlikely to be missing out on precious tanning time, with forecasters predicting an abrupt end to the searing heat and cloudless skies.
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First glimpse: Rare tiger cub is a surprise arrival at North Yorkshire zoo

A rare species of tiger cub has been born at a North Yorkshire zoo - an arrival that has been dubbed a ‘miracle birth’.

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Volunteers rescued the seal using a special stretcher

Heartbreaking pictures show rescue of seal injured by dog toy

A seal has been rescued by after being found with a dog toy embedded in his neck off the Yorkshire coast.

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The overflow relief valve in Scarborough

Why didn't overflow relief valve open during Scarborough floods?

Following Wednesday's flash flood, questions have been raised as to why flood relief procedures put in place were not effective.

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Scarborough tide times

High Tides - August 25th - September 1st

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Flooding on Scalby Road

Mass flooding despite £40m scheme to prevent it

Following a two hour monsoon which caused flash flooding through Scarborough yesterday, questions have been raised as to how it happened.
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Which roads are still closed following yesterday's floods?

Following the flash flood in Scarborough yesterday, one road remains closed due to damage caused by the torrential rain.
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Flooding at Dunslow Road in Eastfield.

Scarborough sees half of monthly rainfall in just hours

Scarborough has seen more than half of its expected rainfall for August in today's flash floods.

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Early Leeds Festival goers brave the rain in Leeds this morning. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire weather: County battered by severe summer storms as flood sirens are sounded and transport halted

Yorkshire has been hit with severe summer storms today, leaving parts of the county flooded and warning sirens being sounded in parts of Leeds.
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