A man who left a puppy with multiple fractures after beating it over a period of three weeks has been jailed for 18 weeks.Read the full story ›
Flamingo Land has announced the arrival of a baby giraffe.
The female was born to parents George and Lizzy at the theme park, near Malton in North Yorkshire.
Giraffes as a species are listed as vulnerable, with an estimated 1,600 Rothschild sub-species in the wild.
Lincolnshire Police have put in place a 48-hour dispersal order, to prevent the possibility of a gathering of hare-coursing in the county.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA has tweeted of finding a Huntsman spider in Leeds.
Huntsman Spiders are large, long-legged spiders, measuring up to 15 centimetres across the legs. They are so named because of their speed and mode of hunting - and although not aggressive, can be known to give a painful, but non-toxic bite.
The discovery of a mouse in a day surgery unit at Hull Royal Infirmary has led to a number of operations being postponed.
A spokesman at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust said pest control teams had been called in and it was hoped to re-open the unit as soon as possible.
We can confirm there has been an isolated incident within our Day Surgery Unit today where it appears a field mouse has made its way in to the department. As a result, several operations have been postponed.
As a result of the incident we contacted our local pest control service immediately. The team are currently on site working hard to ensure any disruption is minimal and we are aiming to reopen the unit as soon as possible.
Firefighters are pumping water out of a flooded farm as they attempt to save the bacon of 900 trapped pigs.Read the full story ›
Bird flu has been confirmed in a flock of 19,500 turkeys at a farm in Boston, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said.Read the full story ›
Livestock should be moved to higher ground, while indoor pets should be taken upstairsRead the full story ›
Birds of prey may be brought in to try and scare off seagulls from parts of Scarborough and Whitby after mounting complaints that the gulls are a menace.
The introduction of Harris hawks and falcons to deter the seabirds is the latest idea by civic leaders in the towns after dozens of reports that gulls have swooped on locals and visitors alike.
Thieves who struck at a farm near Tadcaster attacked and killed a young cow before making off with trailers and causing damage.
They struck at about 11.30 pm on December 21st, towing the calf out of a barn on the back of a quad bike before shooting it. Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.