The giant Drax station in North Yorkshire has taken another significant step towards a cleaner future after Energy Secretary Ed Davey announced that the plant will eventually switch from the use of coal to wood.
When it's complete it could provide biomass-fuelled power to more than a million homes, making it one of the biggest renewable plants in the world. Emma Wilkinson reports.
The wife of a man found dead in a caravan near Selby at the weekend has described him as kind, loving and caring with a heart of gold.
Police are still investigating the unexplained death of 23-year-old Sean Boy Finney, who was found unconscious at the Ranch Caravan Park on Cliffe Common, on Sunday. Paramedics were unable to revive him and he was declared dead at the scene.
Alexandra Finney said:
"My husband, my best friend, my life, my everything, my Sean Boy Finney has left this earth to go to heaven. He had a heart of gold, was kind, loving and caring.
“As heart broken as I am, he's given me strength through God. God has told me he is in peace and God will look after him until I arrive
“His heart and head are in peace. He promised he'd never leave me and he hasn't.
“My love for Sean will never die and his love for me will never die. True and unconditional love. I love you for eternity my Sean.
Three men have been arrested after the unexplained death of a man at a North Yorkshire caravan park.
The 23-year-old was found unconscious in a caravan near Selby yesterday morning. Several attempts to revive him failed. Police say they're exploring the possibility that he was attacked before going to bed.
Three local men aged 27, 30 and 49, have been bailed until February.
North Yorkshire Police are investigating after £100,000 worth of fabricated steel was stolen from an industrial unit near Selby.
Thieves entered the yard on Sherburn in Elmet Industrial Estate sometime overnight between Tuesday 19 November and Wednesday 20 November 2013, and took the steel along with a large trailer which it was stored in.
It is thought they may have used a HGV tractor unit to move the trailer, which didn’t have any registration plates attached.
A group of severely injured servicemen and women - including one soldier from Selby - are making their final preparations ahead of trekking to the bottom of the world. It's part of the charity Walking with the Wounded's latest expedition.
Prince Harry is patron of the charity which helps soldiers overcome life changing injuries. David Wood joined them in Trafalgar Square as they made their final checks and spoke to the group including Ibrar Ali from Selby who lost his right hand after being injured in Iraq.