Good heavens: North Yorkshire village switches to dark sky-friendly lighting

Streetlights and more than 100 other outdoor lights will be changed in Hawnby in the North York Moors

An entire village in North Yorkshire is turning down its lights to provide a better view of the Milky Way.

Hawnby is the first village in England to swap its streetlights and more than 100 other outdoor lights for dark skies-friendly lighting in a bid to cut light pollution and allow residents and visitors to see the stars.

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