Yorkshire Wildlife Park is to getting ready to welcome a polar bear as they open a brand new custom made enclosure.
28 Alpacas have been put up for auction in York.
Brian Blessed is in Yorkshire to open a gigantic maze dedicated to the county, which has his face cut into the design.
Gary Verity, the man who brought the Tour de France to Yorkshire, has been given an Honorary Degree at the University of York.
At the head of tourism body Welcome to Yorkshire, he was instrumental in winning the bid for the Grand Départ to be held in the county.
He says he is delighted to have been granted the honour:
Our beautiful baby boy Reggie Ennis-Hill was born yesterday. We couldn't be happier x http://t.co/2KrMEccFSK
A herd of 28 alpacas has been hold at auction in York.
The herd, owned by a businessman in the city, went for around £7,000 in total.
He said he was sad to see them go but knew he could not devote enough time to keeping them.
Sir Patrick Stewart has been in Huddersfield today to name a train after the town's football club where he is director of the Academy.
Yes, you can go back...to the Yorkshire house I was born in and lived in until aged 15. http://t.co/gVUOa9pTzD
He took time out to revisit the house where he grew up and says it was important for him to show his wife, who is from Nevada, his hometown:
West Yorkshire's world and paralympic wheelchair sprint champion Hannah Cockroft, from Halifax has been awarded an honorary doctorate today from Bradford University.
The inspirational sportswoman, who took two gold medals at the 2012 Paralympic games in London, received the honour in recognition of her achievements in athletics.
She spoke to ITV Calendar after the ceremony:
Yorkshire actor Sir Patrick Stewart has been in Huddersfield to name a train at the town's station.
Sir Patrick is Huddersfield Town's Academy President and will name the new locomotive "Huddersfield Town" after the club he supports.
Speaking to the crowd he complained about the bright sunshine, saying if he could control the weather like Halle Berry he would bring about a "light drizzle."
We don't like to brag but we've just caught 4 suspects who've been on the run from a high security prison since 1972 http://t.co/RbOtxvGTRB
One of the region's biggest seaside resorts could benefit from a new multi million pound aquarium. A company which already operates a number of attractions in Skegness wants to redevelop a site on the seafront. The council has welcomed the plans saying it will create jobs and provide a boost to the local economy. Adam Fowler reports
Yorkshire's biggest one day agricultural show has opened at Driffield.
Various livestock will be on show throughout the day as well as craft and horticulture stands.
A herd of 28 alpacas is up for auction in York later this week. The furry, long-necked animals are becoming an increasingly common sight in this country these days. And their current owner says he will be sad to see them go. Chris Dawkes reports.