The funeral of former Hull FC and Wakefield Trinity rugby league star Steve Prescott will be held on Monday , November 18.
The 39-year-old former Great Britain full back died at the weekend after a long battle with cancer.
A Requiem Mass will be held in Lowe House Church in his hometown of St Helens followed by a private committal St Helens crematorium.
Two hundred people gathered at a village church today to say farewell to the former Olympic athlete Donna Hartley.
The 58 year old wife of actor and comedian Bobby Knutt, died suddenly in the garden of her home in South Yorkshire earlier this month. Kate Walby reports
Family and friends gather at Wentworth Church in South Yorkshire for the funeral of Olympic athlete Donna Hartley.
The funeral is taking place for the former athlete Donna Hartley who died suddenly at the age of 58. The sprinter who won bronze at the 1980 Olympic games in Moscow was the wife of Sheffield actor and comedian Bobby Knutt. She passed away while sunbathing in her back garden earlier this month.
The funeral of Hi-de-Hi actor Paul Shane took place in Rotherham today.
Friends and family - including some famous faces - turned up to pay their respects.
The funeral for Hi-de-Hi! star Paul Shane was held today in South Yorkshire.Read the full story ›
The funeral service for the Dean of Ripon, the Very Reverend Keith Jukes, will be held at 1.30pm on Friday 31st May 2013, in Ripon Cathedral.
The Dean of Ripon, who was 59, died at Harrogate District Hospital on Tuesday May 21st just hours after being admitted.
Friends, former colleagues, visiting bishops and deans and representatives of the community from across the region have been invited to gather from 12 noon in the Cathedral for refreshments and conversation. The body of Dean Keith will lie in the Choir of Ripon Cathedral from Thursday night._
Mourners have been invited to bring with them a small stone to be placed on a ‘cairn’ in the centre of the Cathedral. Dean Keith's cairn will stand in the Cathedral until the anniversary of his ordination at Petertide June 30th.”
On that date, ordinands (those being admitted to ordained ministry) will be invited to remove a stone and keep it as a representation of the continuity of Keith’s ministry.
The Funeral part of the service will be conducted by John, Bishop of Ripon and Leeds. Bishop John will also preach. The President at the Eucharist will be James, Bishop of Knaresborough.
Children at Margaret Thatcher's old primary school in Grantham watch the funeral. A big screen has been put up in the classroom at Huntingtower Community Primary School.
A tattoo artist from Lady Thatcher's hometown Grantham has paid a life-long tribute to the 'Iron Lady' by having her head tattooed on his leg.
Louis Maier aged 32 wanted to have the six-inch work of art on his right calf to honour her.
The unusual design features Baroness Thatcher's head sitting on an ice cream cone complete with a flake.