There have been no confirmed fish deaths since a 12-mile stretch between Gouthwaite reservoir and Hampsthwaite turned chocolate brown on Saturday. Clean water is being pumped in but concerns remain.
Clean water is being pumped into the River Nidd amid hopeful signs that most fish survived last weekend's category one major pollution incident. A 12-mile stretch between Gouthwaite reservoir and Hampsthwaite turned chocolate brown on Saturday, prompting fears for the...
Water voles are one of the fastest declining mammals in Britain and are identified as a key species for conservation in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Environment Agency has opened a category 1 major pollution incident after a 12-mile stretch of the River Nidd between Gouthwaite reservoir and Hampsthwaite turned chocolate brown.
Fears for lives of thousands of fish and other species as Yorkshire Water halts safety work at Gouthwaite reservoir. Several miles downstream as far as Hampsthwaite have been affected.
A mystery carver is turning felled trees into seats in Nidd Gorge. Since the weekend, at least two trees have been transformed — and the artisan even appears to sign his or her work.
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Although people should not go out actively looking for the venomous snakes, conservationists have asked them to report adders if they see them on their travels in Nidderdale as part of a bid to prevent declining numbers.
There was a public outcry when North Yorkshire County Council announced a proposal which could have closed Bewerley Park. Now, three months after it agreed to launch a review, the council is looking for views on the future of the centre.
Campaigners say the day will ‘show solidarity and opposition’ to over 1,000 overseas military bases that exist around the world. Menwith Hill is the United States’ largest overseas surveillance base.
Organisations in the parishes of Felliscliffe, Hampsthwaite, Birstwith, Norwood, Menwith with Darley, Haverah Park with Beckwithshaw and Fewston can apply.
The Nidderdale and Pateley Bridge Men’s Shed will provide local people a space to build DIY projects and friendships. The group is open to both men and women.
Two friends in Pateley Bridge, whose brothers are both battling cancer, have proved that two heads are better than one when it comes to raising money for Macmillan.