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A wee problem in Sherburn-in-Elmet

Campaigners trying to save a public toilet in North Yorkshire, have vowed to fight on, even though work to demolish it has begun.

Selby council say removing the old block in Sherburn in Elmet will improve the look and feel of the village and say it has the support of the local parish council.

But protest leader Malcoln Dowson claims the facilities, which have stood for over 100 years, are much needed because the population is growing and the toilets should be refurbished.

The bells ring out across East Yorkshire

Hundreds of bell ringers from around the world have traveled to East Yorkshire for a speical bank-holiday weekend event.

The Beverley and District Ringing Society are playing host to the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers.

It will see over 200 campanologists, some from as far as Canada, practice the historic art at 40 churches all across the county.

And according to the Society's Richard Gibson , the last time the group organised the event was over 3 decades ago.


Out of Africa

The Armley Mills Industrial Museum in Leeds has teamed up with the Friends of Sierra Leone National Railway Museum to celebrate the 100th birthday of Nellie the Engine - the Central African country's oldest surviving locomotive, which was actually built in Leeds. Gaynor Barnes reports.

International Bell-ringing meeting comes to East Yorkshire

Almost 200 bell ringers will descend on East Yorkshire this weekend for the 118th annual Council of Church Bell Ringers meeting.

Beverley Minster will be high on the 'Ringer's' list

Representatives from as far as Australia, New Zealand and North America will meet to ring every church bell in the county.

'Ringers' will arrive in the city on Friday evening after stopping off along the A63 corridor to ring bells at several churches on the way. Between committee meetings and social events across the city, delegates will embark on a ringing tour of the area, taking the opportunity to cross off - or "tower grab" - as many East Yorkshire churches as possible from their list of Church Bells of Britain.

Double success for Emmerdale at British Soap Awards

Emmerdale are celebrating a double success after picking up two awards at the British Soap Awards.

Verity Rushworth won Best Scene for her performance as Donna Windsor Credit: Press Association

Verity Rushworth picked up the Scene of the Year award for Donna Windsor's goodbye to her on-screen daughter, Amelia Flanagan, who plays April Windsor.

It was a successful evening for Amelia too, who won Best Young Performance for her role as April:


Ducklings rescued from drain

Six ducklings had a lucky escape this week after a walker spotted them in a drain in Keighley.

Unable to find the mother, the walker called the RSPCA who enlisted the help of West Yorkshire Fire Service. They removed the grate and the ducks were rescued.

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