The grieving family of a Huddersfield cyclist who suffered serious brain damage after being knocked of his bike say they're devastated at having to wait months for his funeral. Legal delays mean John Radford's body is yet to be released.
The grieving family of a Huddersfield cyclist who suffered serious brain damage after being knocked of his bike say they're devastated at having to wait months for his funeral. Legal delays mean John Radford's body is yet to be released. Michael Billington reports.
Hundreds of people turned out today to support a charity football match in memory of the five Doncaster teenagers who died in a car crash last month. Money raised from the event at Armthorpe will be used to create a lasting memorial at Doncaster's Townfields.
In his report David Hirst talks to Les and Helen Cairns, the parents of Blake who was 16 when he died, and Hugh Rankine, the charity match organiser.
The country's chief veterinary officer Nigel Gibbens says there is a continuing need for vigilance following the lifting of bird flu restrictions in East Yorkshire today.
Around 6,000 ducks were culled on a farm at Nafferton, near Driffield, following the identification of the H5N8 bird flu last month. The Yorkshire outbreak was the first serious case of bird flu in the UK since 2008.
Grimsby Town have released a spoof Christmas video. The Mariners have roped their star striker into wearing a bow on his head and sitting underneath a Christmas tree. His name? John Lewis, Lenell John-Lewis, to be precise. The story centres on one Mariners' fan driving his girlfriend mad by fantasising about the striker, only to find a certain special somebody wrapped up under the Christmas tree with a bright red bow on his head.
Four fire crews are still at the former Sterecycle plant on Sheffield Road in Rotherham today.
Fire broke out at the empty building yesterday. The nearby Magna science centre had to be evacuated and an event for eight hundred people cancelled last night.
A fire service spokeswoman said they expect to be there for days.