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North Yorkshire village is the latest to turn down the lights and become ‘dark-skies friendly’

Hawnby is the first ‘dark sky friendly’ village in the North York Moors and residents are already starting to see positive results from dimming the lights

Inhabitants of Hawnby, near Helmsley in North Yorkshire—population 193 at the last count—which is owned by Mexborough Estates, have got together to ensure their small village becomes the first to be dark-skies friendly in the North York Moors National Park.

Unlike other neighbourhoods that have recently made…

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