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One Direction mania hits the Keepmoat Stadium

One Direction fans were out in force in Doncaster where after getting wind that one of their idols was in town.

Louis Tomlinson took time out of his schedule to take part in a legends game for Doncaster Rovers' veteran James Coppinger

The singer posed for photographs and talked with fans who had camped overnight to secure their place at the front of the cordon:

Record crowd for Hull's beer festival

Hull’s leading beer festival attracted a record attendance to the city's historic Holy Trinity Church.

A record crowd attended the festival at Hull's Holy Trinity Church

More than 4,000 people enjoyed the festival – up by 1,000 on last year – with drinkers queuing to enter the church throughout the three-day event.

The festival raised £5,000 to be split between church funds and the £4.5m regeneration project.


Solo pilot's record attempt scuppered by weather

A Yorkshire pilot who was hoping to write his name into the record books by becoming the first person to fly a microlight to the North Pole has had to call off his expedition.

Dave Sykes had to abandon his record attempt

Dave Sykes, a wheelchair user from Dewsbury, made the decision to end his journey after a combination of bad weather, runway closures and a broken hand.

He says that he will attempt the record again next year.

Demolition work begins on fire damaged chapel

Demolition work has begun on an historic church in Hull that was ravaged by fire earlier this week.

Demolition work has begun on the chapel

The blaze ripped through George Lamb Memorial Chapel in Lambert Street in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Work is now under way to make the building safe, while police are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire.

Police name teenage moped rider killed in Swallownest collision

A teenager who died a collision in Swallownest on Friday night has now been named by police.

Joshua Tyler Credit: South Yorkshire Police

16-year-old Joshua Tyler, from Sheffield, was riding a red Peugeot Speedfighter moped along Mansfield Road when he collided with a blue Citroen C3 near to the junction with Florence Avenue.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

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