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Man charged over Grimsby murder

A man has been charged with the murder of one man and the attempted murder of another in Grimsby.

Flowers laid at the scene in Grimsby Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Dean Southwick died and an 18-year-old man from the town was also seriously injured, after an incident on Churchill Way yesterday.

Michael Preston from Grimsby has been remanded in police custody until Monday when he will appear at Grimsby and Cleethorpes Magistrates Court.


Elderly woman injured in Bradford crash dies

An elderly woman who was injured in an accident in Bradford earlier this week has died.

Lucille Abraham, who was 92 and from Baildon, was taken to hospital suffering head and leg injuries after being hit by a car at the junction of Godwin Street and Kirkgate on Tuesday. She died in hospital yesterday.

The driver of the car, a 70-year-old man from Girlington, is helping police with their inquiries.

Charities mark World Mental Health day

It is World Mental Health day today and charities across the region are marking it.

In Barnsley Creative Rework brought the streets to a standstill with a song they had written specially for the event.

The charity was promoting its new 'I matter' campaign, pioneered by volunteers including Hannah Parrot - who was diagnosed with depression as a teenager. She says she would not be here to today if it was not for the help she received - and now wants to do the same for others.

Four Yorkshire brass bands compete for national title

Four brass bands from Yorkshire are on stage this afternoon competing to become UK champions.

Black Dyke brass band on stage at the Albert Hall

20 bands from across Britain will battle it out at the Albert Hall to win the National title.

Black Dyke brass band, Brighouse and Rastrick band, Grimethorpe Colliery band and Carlton Main Frickley Colliery band all made it through to the final.


Thousands of Rhinos fans set off for 'sellout ' Grand Final

Thousands of Leeds Rhinos fans are on their way to Manchester to see if their side can win the treble by beating Wigan Warriors in the Super League Grand Final.

Leeds Rhinos celebrating after winning the League Leaders Shield Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

It will be the last game for Rhinos stalwarts Jamie Peacock, Kevin Sinfield and Kylie Leuluai. Leeds won the Challenge Cup in August after they thrashed Hull KR at Wembley. Brian McDermott's men also won the League Leaders Shield last month and are now aiming to be only the second side from our region to win all three trophies in one season.

It is expected to be the highest ever attendance for an Old Trafford Grand Final.

World's last flying Vulcan bomber embarks on farewell tour

The world's last flying Vulcan bomber has begun a two day tour of the country as part of its farewell tour.

The former RAF Bomber is on a final farewell tour before she is to retire from flying later this year. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The plane, which is based at Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster, will take off for a tour of the north of the country today before jetting off for a tour of the south of England tomorrow.

It will finally be grounded forever at the end of this month.

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