The RSPB and Beverley Minster are hoping to provide a home for breeding peregrines after installing a nest box on the tower of the church.Read the full story ›
The Commons Home Affairs Committee will meet with young muslims in Bradford today in a bid to tackle the problem of radicalisation.Read the full story ›
More than 100 religious leaders and scholars will discuss how they can more effectively engage with young Muslims at a digital summit in Bradford today.
They will take part in a day of networking, presentations and workshops as they look at the ever changing nature of modern communication and the need for religious leaders to become effective in using new media to reach young Muslims.
Social media giants Facebook and Twitter will be at the event, in the Cedar Court Hotel, to provide expert analysis and training in social media.
How to tackle Islamophobia, how to maintain integrity of Muslim institutions and how to bridge the generational gap are among the issues said to be most affecting the Muslim community in the UK today.
Celebrations took place across the region to commemorate the birthday of the Islamic Prophet, Mohammed.
Members of the Muslim community in Sheffield came out to celebrate the founder of their faith's birth over 1,400 years ago, by processing through the city.
They were joined by dignitaries and representatives from other religions as part of the festivities.
In Leeds, a similar celebration took place, with people handing out roses as a symbol of peace, and a balloon release.
Hundreds of muslims have gathered in Bradford this afternoon for an annual procession marking the birth of Prophet Muhammad.
The Bradford Mawlid Parade starts at Bradford Central Mosque at Westgate with all roads closed along the one mile route. Participants carry flags and sings chant praising the founder of Islam.
England's largest parish church is undergoing a £4.5 million renovation to turn it into one of the focal points for City of Culture 2017.Read the full story ›
Police in Huddersfield are asking for the public's help in finding a stolen sword.
The ornamental sword is a solid silver religious item, mounted in a black frame with a red background featuring an Arabic inscription.
The burglary happened at an address in Union Street, Lindley, at around midday on Thursday, 26 November.
A father, who said he feared for his family after changing religion, is in hospital after being attacked outside his own home.Read the full story ›
Prayers are being said in our region for the victims of the the mosque tragedy in Mecca. More than a hundred people were killed when a crane crashed down on the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city.
The accident comes as thousands of muslims are preparing to descend on Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
A vicar who worked at a church in South Yorkshire has been found guilty of stealing £24,000 of church funds meant for weddings and funerals.
Simon Reynolds now lives in Farnham, Surrey, but did not appear before Sheffield Crown Court today for the verdict. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.
The money had been paid to him by families preparing for funerals and weddings at All Saints Church in Darton, near Barnsley.
Reynolds had denied four counts of theft between 2007 and 2013.
He was in court earlier but did not return for the verdict.