A group of people with learning disabilities will put their best foot forward later this month to help a community farm in Africa.
The group of more than 60 walkers, from Leeds, will take on the 10k trek on June 17, hoping to raise cash to improve the lives of people living almost 6,000 miles away.
The circular walk from Burnsall to Linton has been organised during Learning Disability Week and will support the charity Africa’s Gift, which works to improve the lives of people in Lesotho and build relationships between different communities.
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.