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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Behind the scenes as Bramham Park prepares for Leeds Festival

In two weeks time the north's biggest music event will be in full swing as around 70,000 fans head to Bramham Park for the Leeds Festival.

The vast, historic site, owned by the Lane Fox family, is currently being transformed and the famous main stage is literally being set.

Lisa Adlam has been taking a look:

Collabro in Hull as they promote their debut album

Collabro arrive in Hull to promote their debut album. Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Collabro, the boy band which won Britain's Got Talent, has arrived in Hull to promote their debut album.

They spoke to Calendar about their success so far. Thomas Leake, from Louth in Lincolnshire has said how great it is to be back in his home region, and has thanked fans for their support.

We'll have a full interview with the boys on Calendar tonight at 6pm.


Boss at the Deep welcomes accolade

The Chief Executive at The Deep has welcomed the news the attraction has been named as one of the top aquariums in Europe by a travel website.

The TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice ratings place it ninth overall in Europe with attractions in Portugal, Greece and Spain topping the list.

Colin Brown say it is amazing to be on a par with the European cities:

In pictures: Thousands gather for Leeds Pride event

Thousands of people have gathered waving rainbow flags in Millennium Square for Leeds Pride. The annual LGBT event is now in its 8th year. Performing here is headline act Katrina Leskanich best known for performing with Katrina and the Waves.

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Thousands gather at Leeds Pride Credit: Calendar
Katrina Leskanich
Headline act Katrina Leskanich Credit: Calendar
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Leeds Pride event 2014 Credit: Calendar
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Leeds Pride parade Credit: Calendar
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Leeds Pride parade Credit: Calendar

Happy Yorkshire Day!

People across the region are celebrating Yorkshire Day.


Happy Yorkshire Day everyone - proud to be a Tyke & represent such a cracking part of the world #YorkshireDay


Happy Yorkshire Day – enjoy what Yorkshire has to offer! Our Yorkshire Flag is flying at Bishopthorpe. #YorkshireDay

Head of Hull City of Culture celebrations is announced

Just a few weeks ago we were all marvelling at the opening ceremony of the Grand Depart of the Tour de France at the arena in Leeds - which kicked off one of the most spectacular weekends for Yorkshire.

Now the man in charge of putting on that show has got a new job. Martin Green has been appointed as Chief Executive of Hull City's of Culture 2017. He has been chatting to Duncan Wood.


Leeds Festival to host world's 'greatest band'

With less than a month to go till the north's biggest music festival takes place, organisers have been talking about the home-grown headliners the Arctic Monkeys.

The Sheffield band are to close the annual three-day Leeds festival which takes place over the August bank holiday.

Over 70,000 music lovers are expected to attend the event at Bramham Park to watch hundred of bands take to the stage, but the festival's organiser, Melvin Benn, is excited to see the Yorkshire band headline on home soil for the first time since 2009:

Final Leeds Festival details to be announced

The latest acts and final details for this summer's Leeds Festival are set to be announced today.

The August bank holiday event at Bramham Park will be co-headlined on Saturday by Paramore and Queens of the Stone Age, while Blink 182 and Sheffield's Arctic Monkeys top the bill on Friday and Sunday respectively.

Watch: Man behind Leeds Festival discusses first ever double headliner

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