The oldest working theatre in the UK is launching a fundraising appeal to try to save the venue from closure.
The funeral takes place today of World War Two hero Freddie Johnson. The former rear gunner, from Tadcaster, was awarded six medals.
The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has announced that Dave Jones is set to become the new Chief Constable of North Yorkshire police.
A nurse who was found guilty of abuse charges at a North Yorkshire care home has been sacked by her employers.
Christina Cooper appeared at a hearing today where she was found guilty of ten charges of verbal and physical abuse towards the residents of the Viking Wing of Connaught Care Home in Fulford.
The Royal Masonic Benevolent Fund, which runs the York care home, has condemned the nurse's actions.
The hearing heard that Cooper branded dementia patients 'disgusting' for soiling their bedding and had threatened to strangle a woman with a scarf.
Homes in Summerbridge, North Yorkshire, are being evacuated following a gas leak. The emergency services responded to reports of a leak at around 11.30am today. The centre of the village has been cordoned off and traffic is not being allowed to pass through the village.
Charges of physical and verbal abuse have been proved against a nurse from York.
Christine Cooper appeared in front of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in London today where 10 of the 12 charges were found proved.
Cooper worked at the Connaught Care home in York.
A hearing will take place at a later date to decide if she is still fit to practice as a nurse.
The widow of Private Gregg Stone, who was killed in Afghanistan last year, is to do a fund-raising walk in his memory. Private Stone was shot dead in June while trying to rescue an Afghan policeman.
A father and son from North Yorkshire have admitted swindling two pensioners out of thousands of pounds.
In one case a woman with dementia was driven to three different cash points to take out money for minor repairs to her fence. Gregg Easteal reports.
Here is another of our series of films stepping back in time to celebrate twenty five years of the Yorkshire Film Archive. The archive has more than 17,000 reels, capturing the region on camera through the ages.
Many show the changing face or our towns and cities. This report by Charlie Garforth centres on the spa town of Harrogate 80 years ago.
Two drivers have been airlifted to hospital after being involved in a serious crash near Middleham in the Leyburn area of North Yorkshire. It happened around 10.40am when two cars were in collision on the A6108 prior to the bridge over the river Ure.
Both drivers are in hospital suffering serious injuries. The road is closed and diversions in place.
The widow of Private Gregg Stone, who was killed in Afghanistan last year is to do a fund raising walk in his memory. Private Stone was shot dead in June whilst trying to rescue an Afghan policeman.
His wife Samantha, alongside six other soldiers from Gregg's regiment, will walk from Catterick to his home in Wiltshire to assist soldiers and families who come back from tours of duty badly injured.
They will be camping en route to raise as much money as possible for the Yorkshire Benevolent Fund.
Government officials are meeting in York to discuss ways of securing affordable insurance against flooding for residents. Premiums could rise next month unless ministers strike a deal with insurance firms.
A 20-year-old man from Selby has gone missing.
Lewis Treble has not been seen since he left his home address in Barlby, at around 8am this morning, when he left for work as usual.
His employer contacted Lewis’s parents at 10am as he had not turned up for work, which is out of character.
Lewis is described as being white, 6ft tall, with a slim build and dark hair. When he was last seen, Lewis was wearing black trousers, a light blue striped shirt with a black tie and a black quilted jacket. He was carrying a green holdall.
Inspector Charlotte Bloxham, of North Yorkshire Police, said:
“Lewis, if you see or hear this appeal I urge you to get in touch with your parents straight away, as they are very worried about you. If you would prefer, you can always contact the police. Our only concern is to make sure that you are safe and well.
“If anyone else sees Lewis or can help to locate him, I ask that they get in touch straight away, so that we can check on his welfare.”