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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Alhambra celebrates centenary

The Alhambra Theatre in Bradford opened 100 years ago and the anniversary is being celebrated in style.

This year, hit West End shows The Lion King and War Horse will tread the historic boards that have hosted some of the world's greatest performers.

Daniel Harris has been to look at the history of the jewel in Bradford's crown.


An audience with "Carson"

He may be better known as the Downton Abbey butler "Carson" - but once upon a time, Jim Carter was head prefect at Ashville College in Harrogate.

And the old boy returned to his school to officially open its auditorium, which has just undergone a £2.25 million facelift - and to be honoured by having the school's drama studio named after him.

Audience with Jim Carter Credit: Calendar news

St Patrick's Day celebrations

Getting into the Irish spirit Credit: Calendar news

Thousands of people have turned out to join in St Patrick's Day celebrations in Leeds. The festivities kicked off with the traditional parade, which is now in its fifteenth year of celebrating all things Irish - and followed by a day of Irish music, culture and dance in Millenium Square.

Parade is now in its 15th year Credit: Calendar news
Everyone is welcome to join in Credit: Calendar news
Irish hats on display Credit: Calendar news
Leading the parade Credit: Calendar news

Downtown star returns to old school

Jim Carter
Jim Carter Credit: ITV

Downton Abbey star Jim Carter - who plays Carson the Butler in the hit ITV drama - is guest of honour this afternoon at the opening of his old school's new drama studio.

Jim, who was head prefect at Harrogate's Ashville College, will officially open the new £2.25m drama studio which is named after him. Afterwards he will take to the stage for " An Afternoon with Jim Carter".


Katherine Kelly welcomes baby girl

Former Coronation Street star Katherine Kelly from Wakefield has become a mother for the first time.

The 33-year-old - now known to TV audiences for her role in Mr Selfridge - and her husband Ryan Clark became parents to baby girl Orla on Tuesday.

Katherine Kelly Credit: Press Association

Kelly bowed out of Corrie in January 2012 following a six-year stint in the soap playing Becky McDonald.

She said she was "overwhelmed with joy to announce the arrival of our daughter".

Clark - who married Kelly in a low-key ceremony at the Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas - said:

"Katherine has given me the best gift in the world.

Absolutely smitten with Orla and so proud of my wife."

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