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This is why rodent and wasp numbers are on the rise in Yorkshire

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.
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Carlon the Lion on the move to his temporary new home.

Exciting era as Flamingo Land teaching area to be transformed

As the school bell rings on the last day of term, children excitedly hurry home to start their long summer vacation whilst up and down the country, teachers breathe a collective sigh of relief.

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Joe Healey is presented with his certificate by The Duke of York.

Joe congratulated by Duke at graduation

A Royal Military Police veteran from Hunmanby was congratulated by The Duke of York as he graduated from the Forces Media Academy.

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Fire crews attended a barn fire in Harwood Dale.

Three fire crews tackle a barn fire in North Yorkshire hamlet

Fire crews from across North Yorkshire were called to a barn fire near Scarborough today.

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What is balconing? Foreign Office warns Brits on holiday in Spain

More than 12 million British nationals visit Spain every year, and although most visits are trouble-free, the Foreign Office is now warning visitors about the risk of ‘balconing’.

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Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill

Dangerous tropical illnesses commonly caught abroad – and how to avoid them

Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill.
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Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

For centuries dock leaves have been used by many as a simple way to stop the pain of nettle stings, but do they actually help or is it simply a placebo effect?

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Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?
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The 120th Bishop Wilton show takes place this Saturday.

Top family events to keep children happy this week

120th Bishop Wilton Show

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Which Love Island contestant are you most like? Take the quiz to find out... (Photo: ITV)

Quiz: Which Love Island contestant are you?

Love Island has gripped the nation since it began in June, with many viewers having their favourite and not so favourite contestants.
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This is why Yorkshire does not currently have a hosepipe ban

United Utilities recently announced that a hosepipe ban will come into place on August 5 in the north-west of England, but where else in the UK has one and why doesn’t Yorkshire?

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There are some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger

The poisonous plants that could harm your children - and the symptoms to watch out for

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.
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With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

This is what the weather is set to be like in Yorkshire over the school summer holidays

With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

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Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals

How to make sure your Amazon Prime Day bargains actually save you money

Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals.

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The week-ahead weather with local forecaster Trevor Appleton.

The week-ahead weather for East Yorkshire and Ryedale

Here is the week-ahead weather for Ryedale and East Yorkshire as predicted by local forecaster Trevor Appleton.

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Picture shows three of our eight lions celebrating with a beef feast.

Pride at zoo as Kumali celebrates birthday

Kumali, the leader of our pride of African lions here at Flamingo Land, turned 16 on Tuesday July 10! You may also recognise he also has a roller coaster here at the park named after him.

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Filey is highly rated.

Filey named as a top staycation hotspot in national survey

Filey has been named as one of the UK’s top 10 staycation destinations in a new survey.

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There are plenty of Agricultural Shows taking place throughout the region this summer

6 of Yorkshire’s best agricultural shows this summer if you missed the Great Yorkshire Show

From July 10-12, Harrogate hosted one of the year’s most popular agricultural shows: the Great Yorkshire Show.

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Friday the 13th hails from Western superstition, where it is deemed unlucky when the 13th day of the month falls on a Friday

Friday the 13th: The superstitious origins surrounding this ill-fated day

At least once a year, the feared day of Friday the 13th occurs, a day which is surrounded by superstitions and the common belief that this day is of an extremely unlucky nature.
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One of the world's hottest cheeses is available in Yorkshire and it's 300 TIMES hotter than Jalapeños

If you like your food hot, then this could a new item to add to your shopping list.
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