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The importance of ‘teazle’

If you wander the riverbanks of the valley at this time of year, you won’t go far before stumbling across Dipsacus fullonum - known as teazle, writes horticulturalist and gardener Simon Zonenblick (pictured) in the first of a number of occasional articles for Go.

Lifestyle

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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Police numbers have risen in West Yorkshire

Police numbers have risen in West Yorkshire

The number of officers in West Yorkshire Police has increased over the last year, new figures from the Home Office show.

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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?

Environment
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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Liberal Democrat group leader on Calderdale Council, James Baker proposed the the compromise motion backed by councillors and a policy to tackle modern slavery can now be developed

Compromise motion means Calderdale Council policy to tackle modern slavery can progress

Tackling modern slavery is something Calderdale Council should do – but councillors argued about the best way to go about it.

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The La Salsa had asked for the g-string clause in the policy to be removed

Performers at Calderdale strip club may have to keep on their G-strings

Performers in Calderdale sex entertainment establishments may not reveal all, after all.

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Orangebox is at Blackledge, Halifax

£400,000 approved for necessary work as Calderdale Council takes on running Orangebox

Councillors have agreed to fund around £400,000 to address infrastructure issues at a high-profile Calderdale youth project.

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The travelling pharmacy will have a range of options available, including the morning after pill, ellaOne, and condoms

Leeds Festival to offer emergency contraception to attendees

Leeds Festival is now offering emergency contraception to attendees, in an effort to safeguard festival-goers against unprotected sex.
Health
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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Fresh appeal in search for Brighouse hard hat burglars

Police investigating a burglary in Brighouse have issued a fresh appeal.

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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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Domestic abuse spiked during World Cup, police in West Yorkshire reveal

DOMESTIC ABUSE incidents spiked during England matches in the World Cup, police in West Yorkshire have revealed.

Crime
Prince Edward visiting the Orangebox youth centre, Halifax, several years ago. Picture: Bruce Fitzgerald Photography

£400,000 sought for Orangebox as Calderdale Council agrees to take youth centre on

Approval is being sought for up to £400,000 being made available by Calderdale Council to address work relating to infrastructure issues at the Orangebox young people’s centre at Blackledge, Halifax.

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Where to donate O negative blood in and around Leeds to help with urgent appeal

Given the summer heatwave and excitement of England's stellar performance in the World Cup, blood donations have plummeted dramatically.

Health
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‘Tyne’ of her life for Olesia as Hipperholme Grammar German teacher scoops top accolade

A passionate German teacher from Hipperholme Grammar School has said how “thrilled” she is to be recognised on a national scale – after winning a prestigious award.

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Here's why there has been traffic disruption on the M62 at Ainley Top

A section of the M62 was closed in both directions this afternoon to make an overhead power line safe.

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