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Otley in UK first for protecting local pubs

The town of Otley has made history by becoming the first place in the country to get a successful mass listing of its pubs.

Otley in UK first for protecting local pubs Credit: Johnny Green/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Residents must now be consulted before any of the 19 pubs can be converted into supermarkets or office space. Previously changes could be made without planning permission.


Man dies in hospital after being stabbed in Lincoln

A 39-year-old man has died in hospital after being stabbed in Lincoln.

The incident happened at Walnut Place in the city on Friday April 17.

A 42-year-old man and and a 28-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the incident.

This is a tragedy for the deceased man and his family and friends. We are working hard to establish what happened. To that end officers will be conducting house to house enquires in the area. We need to build up a picture of the circumstances leading up to the stabbing. "

– Det Chief Inspector Martin Holvey, East Midlands Special Operations


Vicar hosts beer festival to raise money for church restoration

Over the past few days, thousands of people have been sampling the delights of Hull's real ales at the annual CAMRA festival.

But far from being in a pub, it has got a rather more unusual location. Holy Trinity Church in the city centre is playing host to the event. As well as educating people from all over the region on local beers, the vicar there hopes to raise money towards refurbishing the church, and restoring the organ.

Football: Saturday's fixture

Saturday's football fixtures Credit: Press Association


Bournemouth v Sheff Wed - kick off 15:00

Charlton v Leeds - kick off 15:00

Huddersfield v Derby - kick off 15:00

League 1

Barnsley v Peterborough - kick off 15.00

Colchester v Scunthorpe - kick off 15.00

Doncaster v Fleetwood - kick off 15.00

Oldham v Chesterfield - kick off 15.00

Sheff Utd v Bradford - kick off 15.00

League 2

Cambridge v Mansfield - kick off 15:00

Shrewsbury v York - kick off 15:00

Police step up campaign in hunt for Beeston sex attacker

Police in Leeds are stepping up their campaign to find the suspect behind a sex attack and attempted murder in the Beeston area of the city.

CCTV images of man they would like to trace in connection with sex attack Credit: West Yorkshire Police

They are handing out leaflets and displaying cctv footage of the man they want following the attack at the beginning of March. Detectives hunting the man say he targetted three other women on the night of the attack.

Read: Police take DNA swabs in hunt for Beeston sex attacker

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