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- Paula and Robert Maguire, the couple who brought the Ice Bucket Challenge to the UK and raised £7m came into the ITV Calendar studio. They were joined by Suzanne Maguire (no relation) from Doncaster, who has Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and her mother Eve.
The global craze that saw celebrities join millions in being doused in freezing water for charity has been credited with funding a scientific breakthrough.
A host of famous names, from Bill Gates to Kim Kardashian and Stephen Hawking to George W Bush, took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in 2014 to raise awareness of ALS, commonly known as motor neurone disease in the UK.
Two years on, though, their efforts are being hailed for funding research that has discovered a gene linked to the disease which could spark new treatments and therapy developments.
The challenge was brought to the UK by Paula and Robert Maguire from Wakefield who helped raise more £7 million for charity.
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The opening of a new £14m pound waterpark in Scarborough has been delayed by two days after it was hit by technical problems.
The Alpamare waterpark was due to open on Thursday, but the developers, who have faced last minute teething problems, have been forced to push this back to Saturday.
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An urgent warning has been issued to young people in Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire as figures show trespass on railways is on the rise across the region.
The British Transport Police (BTP) has released footage showing some of the close calls in a bid to deter those who think playing on the tracks is something exciting to do during the summer holidays.
BTP is also stepping up patrols across the region.
The opening of a new £14m pound waterpark in Scarborough is to be delayed by two days after it was hit by technical problems .Read the full story ›
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Tributes have been paid after a pilot who had been recovering in hospital following a helicopter crash died a week after the accident.Read the full story ›
More than 50 passengers and crew had to be evacuated from a train on the East Coast Main Line after a small fire broke out in one of the engines.
North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service said crews were called out to the stricken service just south of York station, near the city's racecourse.
A spokesman said 54 passengers and four staff were helped from the train, on to a replacement service.
Emmerdale village is set to be one of the venues for the nation's biggest ever sports day on 27th August, shortly after the Rio Olympics.Read the full story ›