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.
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.
A pre-season friendly between Leeds United and Viitorul Constanta was called off after the Romanian side failed to turn up for the game.
The West Yorkshire club tweeted:
Our game with Viitorul Constanta has been forced to be called off due to the Romanian side not turning up at the ground #lufc
Leeds, who play in the second tier of English football, said they would still play a friendly against themselves to ease the disappointment of fans who had travelled to watch the match.
United will now field two Leeds XIs that will play against eachother in the absence of an opposition for the travelling supporters #lufc
DH: "as of yet the Romanians haven't turned up but we are ready to play. We have officials, match kit and we are here." #lufc
The game against Viitoral, owned by Romanian football legend Gheorghe Hagi, was due to take place in northern Italy.
Two thousand women have gathered at the Leeds Road playing fields in Huddersfield for this morning's Race for Life. Despite rain overnight, it appears to be staying off long enough for the event.
A blind dog in Spalding has become the first in the country to sport a simple but ingenious new gadget that will stop him bumping in to things.
It also makes him look a little bit like an angel. It is called the Muffin's Halo and as Adam Fowler found out, it marks the latest chapter in a remarkable dog's life.
Yorkshire actor Brian Blessed is often described as being larger than life - and now he really is. A fifty metre outline of his head features in the latest York Maze.
He appears alongside two other famous Yorkshire men - Geoffrey Boycott and Jeremy Clarkson. But, modest as always, he insisted today that he was the sexiest of the three.
From York Chris Kiddey reports:
Watch: Brian Blessed's best bits
Brian Blessed has been in Yorkshire to open an 800acre maze with his face grown into it.
Naturally, the Mexborough born actor was his usual reserved self...
We have put together some of the best bits: