The funerals of five teenagers killed in a car crash near Conisborough take place this week. They were Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, and Megan Storey, 16.
More than 23,000 separate blood donations are needed in Yorkshire alone to ensure life-saving supplies are topped up during the festive period.
The NHS have launched a campaign encouraging people to give blood, to help people like 4-year-old Joe - seen here as Calendar spoke to the campaign manager Richard Shortland:
The funerals of two girls who were among five teenagers killed in a car crash in South Yorkshire will be held in Doncaster today. The service for
16-year-old Megan Storey and Jordanna Goodwin, also 16, will be held at the Salvation Army Hall in the town later this morning. They died along with three other present and former pupils of Danum School on the A630 at Conisbrough.
Yesterday it was the funeral for Bartosz Bortniczak - who used to attend the school and still had close links.
The headteacher Rebecca Staples told Calendar there are alternatives for those pupils who didn't want to go to the funerals:
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Two women were trapped after a gas explosion in Bradford - but suffered minor injuries.
Part of a warehouse collapsed on Parry Lane this afternoon.
A guns amnesty in South Yorkshire has been hailed a success by police after 52 guns were surrendered across the county.
The weapons handed in were:
- 15 shotguns
- 10 air rifles
- 7 revolvers
- 7 air pistols
- 7 imitation guns
- 4 rifles
- 2 muskets
- 300 ammunition rounds
- 300 shotgun cartridges
The last amnesty in South Yorkshire was in March 2007 ran for 30 days. There were 78 weapons handed in over the month.
In comparison to the 12-day amnesty this month, just over four weapons a day have been handed in compared to just two and half weapons a day in 2007.
An investigation is underway after three people were injured in a crash in Ecclesfield in South Yorkshire.
It happened on Friday night around 10.10pm (Friday November 21, 2014) when a black Mini travelling towards Ecclesfield and a red Astra travelling in the opposite direction were involved in a collision near to the junction of Deep Lane.
The 26-year-old female driver of the Mini and a 29-year-old female passenger were taken to hospital suffering serious injuries.
The 17-year-old driver of the Astra and 19-year-old male passenger escaped with minor injuries. Another female passenger suffered serious injuries.
Anyone who witnessed the accident is urged to contact police.
A 59-year-old man from Scarborough has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the historic sexual abuse of a young girl.
Peter Philip Wallis, now of Thornden Buildings, Selby appeared at York Crown Court on Friday November 21, 2014, when he pleaded guilty to six counts of rape, three counts of indecent assault and one of gross indecency.
The offences took place between 1985 and 1994 in Scarborough.
NHS Staff, including midwives, nurses and ambulance staff have staged a 4 hour strike over a refusal to implement a 1% pay rise.
Staff across the region walked out at 7 o'clock this morning. It is only the second time in 30 years that employees have walked out over pay. From Leeds, Claire Ashforth reports.
New measures are to be brought in which will force schools, councils and prisons in the region to play their part in the crackdown on terrorism.
The Home Secretary's announcement came ahead of a new bill to be introduced in parliament later this week, and at a time when the UK's terror threat level is at severe.
Police forces across the region are playing their part in raising awareness and enocuraging people to be vigilant, especially in crowded places and on public transport. Frazer Maude reports.