Barry Cryer OBE has received an honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University. The comic was born and educated in Leeds.
The Emmerdale actress Gaynor Faye is to receive an honorary degree from Leeds Met University today. Well known Leeds businessman Edward Ziff will also collect an award at the ceremony.
Yorkshire's most inspirational women gathered this afternoon for the annual Women of Achievement Awards.
Hundreds gathered for the glittering ceremony at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. as awards were handed out to celebrate the success of women in every area from business to sport. Among them was Emmerdale actress Gaynor Faye.
Stars of Emmerdale were in the pink today in Leeds in support of the Yorkshire breast cancer charity The Haven. Actors Nicola Wheeler and Gaynor Faye modelled pink outfits to launch the latest fundraising drive in breast cancer awareness month.
They are hoping to encourage others to do "something pink" to raise money for the charity which provided complimentary therapies for people affected by the disease.