A retired teacher from Wakefield has been given a lifetime achievement award for his dedication to making a real difference to the lives of some of the poorest people in Africa.
Over the last 25 years Barry Brindley has led a project that's raised £300,000 for schools and community groups in Malawi. Even though he's retired from the Grammar School at Leeds his work continues and he's been honoured at the Independent school awards.
He joined Gaynor and Duncan in the Calendar studio.
A chef from Addingham in West Yorkshire is taking part in a trek across Africa to raise money for a hospital.
25-year-old Christopher Stanfield began his journey in September, walk from Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to the Edna Adan Maternity hospital in Somaliland, for which he is trying to raise £100,000. He is due back in Yorkshire later this month. For more on Chris' journey click here.
A pilot from North Yorkshire who spent five months in a Central African Republic jail on a mass murder charge has returned to the country. David Simpson has gone back to the war-torn area less than two months after being cleared of killing 13 illegal gold miners.
The 25 year old now plans to set up a string of businesses and a charitable wildlife haven in the place where he worked as a bush pilot for a big-game hunting firm.
The family of a North Yorkshire pilot being held on suspicion of carrying out a massacre in central Africa say they're hopeful he can clear his name. 24-year-old David Simpson from Gillamoor, was detained after the bodies of 18 people were found in the bush.