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Chuckle Brothers announce latest tour

Rotherham's favourite comedy duo, The Chuckle Brothers, are teaming up with Dorothy, The Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow for their latest tour - and a new twist on the Wizard of Oz story

Paul and Barry Chuckle

Paul and Barry star as wizards and are promising lots of laughs in a family show aimed, they say, at everyone between the ages of three and 103.

The tour kicks off on February 14th - but you can see them here first, on Calendar tonight at 6pm.

And to find out when are near you, click here

They came in to Calendar to tell John Shires and Gaynor Barnes about their plans:


Yorkshire poppy appeal reaches £3 million

For the first time ever, the Yorkshire Poppy Appeal has broken the £3 million mark.

Yorkshire poppy appeal reaches £3 million Credit: Press Association

It is the most money the campaign has ever raised at this point of the appeal and the British Legion think the success is partially down to the First World War centenary.

Judge: Cornick sentence 'entirely the right decision'

An attempt by the teenage killer of Ann Maguire to reduce his 20 year jail sentence has failed after his legal team brought the case to the Appeal Court.

Will Cornick was 15-years-old when he stabbed the teacher to death in a Spanish class at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds last April.

Today a panel headed by the country's most senior judge rejected the appeal - saying the sentence was "entirely the right decision".

Martin Fisher reports:


Rugby legends look ahead to World Cup

The Rugby World Cup will be played in England this autumn, and two legends of the game are looking forward to it as much as everyone else.

Brian Moore and Rory Underwood, played on the 1991 England team which came within a whisker of lifting the trophy.

Chris Dawkes has been to meet them:

Brian Moore

Rory Underwood

Bradford sports pitches closed this weekend

All games off on council owned pitches Credit: PA

All sporting fixtures and training sessions on council owned pitches in Bradford this weekend are cancelled. This will also include games on school pitches and at Rawdon Meadows.

A spokesman said that staff had been unable to carry out any maintenance or line marking due to the recent snowfall. And with many of the pitches covered in snow, a thaw would leave them very wet and open to substantial damage if sporting events were played on them.

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