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Community groups unite in fracking protest

Scores of people have marched through North Derbyshire to protest against fracking. Community groups from Yorkshire, Derbyshire and beyond joined forces to raise awareness of their campaign and call for an end to all plans to drill for shale gas anywhere in the country. Lisa Adlam reports.


Lizzie's on a mission to clean up the waterways

Lizzie Carr is a woman on a mission - to rid our region's waterways of pollution caused by plastic.

Lizzie, the first female to ever paddle board solo across the channel, has brought her 'Plastic Patrol' campaign to Sheffield and Tinsley Canal.

She was joined by a team of willing volunteers who went out on paddle boards and did their bit to clean up the canal.

Lincolnshire show gets underway - but roads are busy

The sun is shining on the Lincolnshire show and the crowds are pouring in ...... but be prepared to queue to get there. Traffic is heavier than normal on the A15 Northbound between A46 / A46 / B1226 Riseholme Road (Riseholme Roundabout, Lincoln) and A1500 Horncastle Lane / Horncastle Lane (Scampton).

Sunny showground
Horses already in action
Celebration of all things rural
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