Scene from Grimsby Chums

'Grimsby Chums' film premieres in town

A film about the Grimsby Chums has had its premiere.They were first World World soldiers who volunteered to fight on the Western Front.

1D star makes Doncaster debut

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson made his professional football debut for Doncaster last night, delighting 5,000 fans with his cameo.

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Hebden Bridge art festival

The Hebden Bridge Street Sundae
Hebden Bridge Hill Millies Morris dancers

Hebden Bridge's annual two-week arts festival continued today - with bells on.

The street entertainment extravaganza is bigger than ever this year with a heavy focus on all things Tour de France.

The Hill Millies Morris Dancers made a welcome appearance today.


Festival launches new entertainment venue at Flamingo Land

The outdoor stage at the new Riverside One at Flamingo Land

There was a festival atmosphere at Flamingo Land today as the brand new outdoor entertainment area got its first airing.

It wasn't just thrill-seekers who had their fill, but music-lovers and football fanatics too. Riverside One hosted tribute bands all day as well as showing the World Cup on the giant screen.

Director of Marketing, Sarah Mills said: "Visitors seem to really be enjoying the new Riverside One development. When they want a quick break from the theme park and zoo, there is now an ideal place to watch live entertainment whilst eating outside".

Festival to launch Flamingo Land's new arena

Riverside One - Flamingo Land's new arena
Riverside One at night

Flamingo Land will turn into Festival Land as the theme park opens the doors to its new arena this Saturday.

Construction workers at the North Yorkshire attraction have spent months building Riverside One - where visitors can listen to music alongside the lions and tigers - who are safely in their enclosures, of course.

As well as a medley of tribute acts, from Take That to the Jersey Boys, there will be a screening of the World Cup football games on the new giant screen.

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