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Hannah Trigwell performs her single 'Warm'

A singer from Leeds is donating all the proceedings of her latest single to Shelter because of what she witnessed while busking on the streets.

Hannah Trigwell has moved on a bit since then - attracting millions of views on Youtube for her music and touring in Europe over the summer, but she wants to raise awareness of how lonely this time of year can be for people in need of a home.

Dolly Parton becomes honorary member of Cleethorpes Rotary Club

Dolly Parton during a performance at the O2 World Arena in Berlin Credit: PA

American music legend Dolly Parton has just become an honorary member of the Cleethorpes Rotary Club after its involvement with her worldwide book project. The country and western star made a personal appearance to launch the scheme in Rotherham in 2007. Her "Imagination Library" has boosted literacy to the under fives by giving out free books to nurseries


Glittering premiere for budget sci-fi film

As film budgets go - you might imagine that £5,000 wouldn't get you very far but a team of amateur film-makers from Lincolnshire has just proved that wrong.

It has taken more than three years to finish but 'The Drift' is a full length film packed with special effects. And more than a hundred of the volunteers who made it and starred in it turned out for a glittering premiere on Saturday.

James Webster was there:

Nicki Minaj announces Leeds gig

Rapper Nicki Minaj has announced she will play a gig at Leeds First Direct Arena as part of her 2015 Pinkprint Tour.

Nicki Minaj announces Leeds gig Credit: Dave Bedrosian/Geisler-Fotopress/DPA/Press Association Images

The concert will take place on April 9, next year. The tour features special guest Grammy Award-nominated R and B artist Trey Songz.

Tickets go on sale on Friday December 12, 2014.

I'm a Celeb runner up Quickenden admits being ' a little bit flirty' in jungle

I'm A Celebrity runner up Jake Quickenden from Scunthorpe has been talking to Good Morning Britain about his time in the jungle and addressed the rumours that he was a serial flirt who had just gone into the jungle looking for romance.

The X Factor reject admitted he was probably "a little bit flirty" but said he had gone into the jungle to "have the time of my life".

He also addressed the controversy surrounding his relationship with the first celebrity kicked out, Jimmy Bullard.

Jake denied there was anything sinister about the former professional footballer had said to him and said it was "all banter".

"For me, bullying is such a strong word and it was all banter. I've spoken to Jimmy and he was my best mate in there, he was literally my best mate and we had such a laugh! And it was just banter and it just got blown out of context I think."


Jake Quickenden misses out on King of Jungle crown

Scunthorpe's Jake Quickenden has missed out on the King of the Jungle crown in this year's I'm A Celebrity final, losing out to motorbike champion Carl Fogarty.

Scunthorpe's Jake Quickenden

The former X Factor star was a huge hit with his female fellow contestants during his stint in the jungle since he joined with Edwina Currie.

Christmas Ball in memory of cancer boy Ethan

A Lincolnshire-based children's charity is hosting a festive event this evening in memory of a young boy who lost his battle to cancer earlier this year.

Ethan Maul Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The Ethan Maull 'Up Yours To Cancer' Foundation will stage its annual Black and White Christmas Ball tonight at Jocasta's in Lincoln.

The charity ball is in memory of ten-year-old Ethan, who passed away on 5th May 2014 after losing his battle against cancer.

Ethan and his family, who live in Torksey near Lincoln, set up the foundation in 2013 to help raise awareness of osteosarcoma after he was diagnosed with the rare form of children's bone cancer in December 2012.

Ex social worker lands Dad's Army film role

A retired Social Services Officer from Leeds is making his silver screen debut alongside some of the world's most recognisable A-listers.

Philip Gascoyne spent more than 3 decades working with young offenders for Leeds Council until Hollywood beckoned earlier this year.

The 60 year old landed a role as a support artist alongside the stars of the new Dad's Army movie, filmed here in our region. Michael Billington's been to meet him.

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