You've been sending us your suggestions for the ultimate crisp sandwich after the country's first 'Crisp Cafe' opened in West Yorkshire.Read the full story ›
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The country's first cafe dedicated to the humble crisp sandwich has opened in West YorkshireRead the full story ›
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Two birds of prey are being drafted in to help the penguins at the Deep, in Hull with a bird problem.
Flocks of pigeons have taken a liking to the penguins' outside balcony and are unsettling them, meaning they can no longer go outside.
Staff hope that Barry, a 5-year-old Peregrine Falcon, and Rik, an 18-month-old Harris Hawk will keep the nuisance birds away.
A Scarborough coffee shop owner is investigating whether famous Hull aviator Amy Johnson made a flying visit to Scarborough in the 1930s. Jack Siddons, co-owner of the Greensmith and Thackwray coffee shop, was given an old black and white photo by a descendent of the original owners of the shop, back when it was called 'Indian Colonial Outfitters'.
It shows a woman who appears to be wearing a flying helmet in the centre of crowds near Greensmith and Thackwray.
"Janet told us that she believes the woman is Amy Johnson, and judging by other pictures we’ve found online, it certainly looks like her.
But we can find no reference to her ever visiting Scarborough, although it looks as though she really drew the crowds! We’d love to know for certain if it is her and, if so, when and why she was here.”
Hull-born Amy Johnson (1903-1941) was a pioneering English aviator who set many long-distance records during the 1930s. Her death has been the subject of much speculation, but the most likely explanation is that she bailed out as her aircraft crashed into the Thames Estuary after, it’s believed, running out of fuel. Her body was never recovered.
Former Yorkshire and England pace bowler Darren Gough is taking part in a 300 mile bike ride to raise more than £200,000 for charity.
Gough and his fellow cyclists are pedalling between all five 2005 Ashes venues to mark the 10th anniversary of England's famous 2-1 series win against Australia. The ride started yesterday at Old Trafford, and is taking in Trent Bridge, Edgbaston and Lord's, before finishing at the Oval on Wednesday.
The target is to raise £200,000 for charity. 50% of the money will go to the Lord's Taverners, the official charity for recreational cricket and the UK's leading youth cricket and disability sports charity. The rest of the money will go to local charities nominated by the individual cyclists.
When the team arrived at Edgbaston, Gough spoke to ITV about the cycle ride, and England's victory in the first Test of the current Ashes series at Cardiff.
Lewis Hamilton's brother Nic is set to become the first disabled driver to compete in the British Touring Car Championship.Read the full story ›
The public are being asked to record the sounds of the British seaside to help create a "sound map" - but what sound would you choose?Read the full story ›