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Marc Almond announces new tour dates

Former Leeds student and 80's pop icon Marc Almond has announced he is to tour our region to coincide with the release of his first studio album in five years.

Marc Almond Credit: Ian West/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The former Soft Cell singer will play 12 dates at venues across the UK, including Leeds, Bridlington and Lincoln.

His new album 'The Velvet Trail' will be availabe to buy from March 9, 2015.

'Golden ticket' competition launched on the buses

A competition, which involves 1000 golden tickets, has been launched in Lincoln, to try to encourage more people to use buses.

Golden envelopes will be hidden under bus seats in the LN6 area Credit: ITV Yorkshire

All this week golden envelopes will be placed on the seats of five bus services in the LN6 area.

If you find one you could win bus tickets, book vouchers and tablet computers. Lincolnshire transport chiefs hope the idea will encourage more people to leave their cars at home.

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Man arrested over Leeds city centre assault

A man has been arrested by detectives investigating a serious assault in Leeds city centre which left a 23-year-old man critically ill in hospital.

Scene of assault in Leeds city centre

The victim, who is from Wakefield, was allegedly attacked by two men outside Club Mission early yesterday morning (Sunday March 1, 2015) and taken to Leeds General Infimary suffering from serious head injuries.

A 23-year-old man was arrested last night in the west Midlands. He has been transported to Leeds where he is currently in custody on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Five teenagers arrested in connection with North Yorkshire barn fire

Five teenagers have been arrested in connection with a barn fire near Bedale.

An off-duty police officer spotted the blaze in a cattle barn on Bedale Road, Aiskew, just before 6pm on Sunday March 1, 2015 and raised the alarm.

Five local teenagers have been arrested over the incident. Three girls aged 13, 14 and 15 and two boys aged 14 have been released on police bail as inquiries continue.

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