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Nicola adds punch to celebrity auction

Nicola Adams
Nicola Adams Credit: Press Association

Olympic medallists including Leeds' Nicola Adams are among a host of celebrities who have donated items to a public auction in aid of The Rainforest Foundation UK.

The 12 Days of Christmas is an annual online auction which is now in its third year.

Lots include an autographed Signature Series bass guitar from Sting, a London 2012 T-shirt signed by medal-winning athletes, a signed pair of flip-flops worn by Michael Palin during his TV expedition to Brazil, as well as signed items by Sir Ian McKellen, Olivia Newton-John.

The auction went live on November 13 and runs until November 25. It is hosted by eBay at www.ebay.co.uk/12days.

Sir Elton to rock Harrogate

Elton John
Elton John is due to play a one-off gig in Harrogate tonight. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Thousands of fans are expected at the Great Yorkshire Showground for a one-off gig by Sir Elton John tonight. The concert is being held in the Main Ring at the Harrogate venue, which is more used to dressage competitions. He becomes the first ever performer to play a gig at the venue.

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