People are gathering in Leeds city centre to protest against austerity.
It comes on the day the Queen's delivered the first Conservative Government speech in over two decades.
The protest in Leeds has been organised by Leeds Youth Fight for Jobs and will take place at the same time as similar protests in Bradford, Huddersfield, Grimsby and other cities.
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A study has found that almost 300,000 children in the region are disadvantaged due to child benefits not increasing for low-income families.
Charity coalition, End Child Poverty, say one in five low-income families across the region struggle to provide their children with basics such as food and warmth.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) has received its largest ever single donation, getting plans for a new helicopter off to a flying start.
The donation of £944,254 was made by Yorkshire Building Society based on deposits placed in its Yorkshire Air Ambulance affinity savings accounts over the past year.
It will contribute towards the Charity’s plans for a future replacement helicopter and takes the total donated by the Society to YAA since 2007 to more than £2 million.
Yorkshire Building Society is committed to supporting good causes where our members and colleagues live and work. To have been responsible for the largest ever donation to the YAA is something the Society is very proud of. We are delighted to be able to help such a vital service as Yorkshire Air Ambulance, which is close to the hearts of many of our members in the region.
This is the largest, single donation the Charity has ever received and we are overwhelmed by the support of the Society. We are currently looking at provisions for a future replacement helicopter for one of our current aircraft, so these monies will significantly contribute towards the reserves we are starting to build to cover these costs
Three hospitals in Lincolnshire are to undergo a £25 million upgrade.
Pilgrim Hospital in Boston, Lincoln County Hospital and Grantham and District Hospital will benefit from the money which will be used to upgrade accommodation and improve facilities for patients.
Work has already started on site and the redevelopment is expected to be finished by March next year.
Over £12 million has been awarded to Lincoln Cathedral by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
It is the only cathedral on Historic England's buildings at risk register and the money will be used for urgent repairs and a new interpretation centre. Staff hope to double school visit numbers and widen the range of visitors to the cathedral.
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New figures from the Trussell Trust have shown that over 60,000 people in the Calendar region have relied on food banks in the last year.
60,186 people received three days' emergency food from the charity's food banks the equivalent of feeding the population of Dewsbury for three days.
The charity has 450 food banks nationwide, which are run in partnership with churches and communities.
Last year the UK public donated 10,280 tonnes of food.
Projects for diagnosing, treating and caring for cancer patients across Yorkshire are to get a major funding boost.
It's been announced that Yorkshire Cancer Research, based in Harrogate, is to invest £5 million in nine projects to address what the charity describes as a North-South divide in cancer outcomes.
We're extremely proud to be funding such vital research in Yorkshire thanks to the generosity of our supporters.
This is a very substantial investment in projects with a huge regional significance which will take us one step closer to reducing the devastating impact of cancer on people who live in Yorkshire."
As part of the funding the charity will invest £1.5m in a five-year project aimed at improving the survival of bowel cancer patients through better quality surgery, radiology and pathology.