A contentious plan to expand a holiday village into an ecological habitat can now get under way after the applicant and Scarborough Council signed an agreement to create a new meadow for wildlife elsewhere in the borough.
Schools, community groups, businesses, landowners and farmers are being encouraged to think big and get creative to showcase Yorkshire to the world with huge pieces of land art to celebrate this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Part of the A64 between Scarborough and York will be closed for certain weekends in November - and Highways England suggests a diversion that takes York-bound drivers via Sutton Bank and towards Thirsk.
The unusually warm weather has seen an influx in the number of pests, with the return of the heatwave now providing the perfect conditions for not only rodents such as rats and mice to thrive, but wasps too.
Although many garden and woodland plants are completely harmless to wildlife and humans alike, there are also some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger - especially if your little ones come into contact with them.