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Remploy has announced that it has plans to sell its Sheffield factory, with a preferred bidder already being considered. The site at Huddersfield is also to close on 8 August.
Barnsley town centre will be filled with members of the emergency services today.
It is to allow the public to ask questions relating to the services, gain safety tips and basic first aid skills.
There will be a demonstation from the fire and ambulance services of freeing someone from a trapped car.
Representatives rom South Yorkshire Fire Service, South Yorkshire Police, Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Wood Head Mountain Rescue Team, Yorkshire Air Ambulance, RNLI as well as St John Ambulance and The British Red Cross will be there.
A memorial service for Canadian airmen who lost their lives in the Second World War is taking place this afternoon in the North Yorkshire village of Sutton-on-the-Forest.
14 personnel from the Royal Canadian Air Force will be attending the service, which will be even more poignant this year in light of the 70th anniversary of the Dambuster Raids, which many Canadian airmen took part in.
A protest is taking place in Sheffield today against the so-called "Bedroom Tax".
Tenants will join the protest outside the Town Hall at 11 am on Saturday where there will be Trade union and tenants speaking, along with the Sheffield Anti-Cuts Alliance.
– Michael Forster, financial analyst
We want to get it across to people in Sheffield in this situation that we are building a campaign to support people who cant pay and cant move and that they should not feel alone with the problem. We will defend and support any tenant faced with eviction. The best antidote to fear and anger is to join with neighbours and the thousands across the city who are in the same boat.
For more on the "Bedroom Tax" and how it could affect you click here.
Two former health workers have been found guilty of carrying out a catalogue of abuse on severely disabled patients at a South Yorkshire NHS day care centre. Altogether four former workers at the Solar Centre in Doncaster had been on trial but two have been cleared of all charges.
Tina Gelder reports.
An animal charity is becoming increasingly concerned about the number of cats which are being abandoned - simply because their owners can't afford to look after them.
Cats Protection says the recession is to blame, as people have less money to spend on their pets. They're now appealing for foster families to come forward and help re-home the hundreds of animals in care. Matt Price reports.
A landlord from North Yorkshire has been sent to prison for twelve months after a fire at his property killed two jockeys four years ago.
65-year-old Alan Foster failed to make even the most basic fire risk assessment before and after the tragedy. Adam Fowler was at Leeds Crown Court.
Ben Parkinson has collected his MBE from Buckingham Palace today.
Prince Charles described the paratrooper from Doncaster as inspirational for the way he's fought back from the brink of death to take on so many gruelling challenges.
He was given his honour for his charity work, raising thousands for his injured comrades. Today Ben typically ignored palace officials advice to accept his award in a wheelchair. David Hirst reports.
One of Yorkshire's most well-known actors and comedians, Paul Shane, has died after a short illness. He was 72.
Paul shot to fame in the 1980s in Hi de Hi - playing holiday camp host Ted Bovis, but had started his showbiz career in the 60s after leaving his job as a coal miner.