Youngsters on the children’s ward at Doncaster Royal Infirmary had a smile put on their faces by local bikers and war-hero Ben Parkinson.
Pictures of your Christmas celebrations
Business affected by floods in the Calder Valley have put on a Christmas market to celebrate the clean-up after this summer's downpours.
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has used his Christmas message to tell voters to "just enjoy being around the people you love", regardless of their religion or how they celebrate the festive season.
He revealed: "I think my three boys alone could have clogged up Santa's mailbox."
Hope everyone's ready for Christmas and has a great day tomorrow! I can't wait! :)
Dozens of people are expected to turn out for a special outdoor Christingle in Wakefield this afternoon. The service will be held on the steps of the city's Cathedral at 4pm. It is being held outside while work continues in the nave to create a new space for worship inside.
Many retailers are bringing their traditional Boxing Day sales forward to Christmas Eve as they compete to entice customers and boost sales figures.
Marks and Spencer's online sale will begin at noon today, John Lewis will follow at 5pm and Currys/PC World at 7pm, according to the Daily Mail.
Online giant Amazon will also start its sale on Christmas morning, a day earlier than usual.
Hull's Nativity Live! took to the streets with real-life camels, sheep and a donkey - but there was a twist to the traditional tale, as Adam Fowler reports.
On Calendar last night we met a special group of children - all of them battling illness - as they flew to Lapland to prepare for an audience with Father Christmas. And finally their dream has come true, as our reporter Sally Simpson found out.
Thousands of people are expected to travel out of the region today for a Christmas getaway.
Festive chaos is predicted on the region's roads, rail and air routes.
The AA say today is the busiest day of the year on the roads and CrossCountry train services through Leeds, Sheffield and York are expected to be disrupted due to strike action by the RMT union.
Love them or hate them - they're an essential part of Christmas dinner. Sprouts will be in demand this weekend as shoppers stock up ahead of Christmas Day. And that means the busiest time of the year for sprout farmers as they rush to supply the vegetable for millions of Christmas dinners.
The HT Rockers - all the pupils at Holy Trinity School in Ossett - have just released their Christmas CD. Their Yuletide wish is to make it to number one and raise thousands of pounds for children's charities. Here's the song in full..