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.
David Simpson, a pilot from North Yorkshire, discovered a massacre of villagers while working in Africa. After reporting it to the authorities, he has been held in jail for more than a month with investigators claiming he could be responsible for the slaughter.
Eighteen people were tortured and hacked to death in the Central African Republic last month.
David Simpson, who's been working there for two years, says it bears all the hallmarks of an attack by local rebels.