A Yorkshire campaigner is back home after touring Australia to talk about his rare genetic condition. Jono Lancaster has Treacher Collins syndrome, which stops the skull, cheek and jawbones developing properly. On his tour to educate schools he met up with other families who live with the condition.
The statue of Eric Morecambe, which was damaged in October when it was wrenched from its plinth, is back in place tonight thanks to the Yorkshire sculptor who first made it. The bronze likeness was lifted back into place by crane this morning, after the act of vandalism forced its removal from the sea front in the Lancashire resort which bears his name. Damon Green reports.
People in Yorkshire will spend an average of almost £650 this month on Christmas gifts, food and going out. New research into festive shopping trends shows the country will spend £16.8 billion on presents this winter.
Yorkshire have seven players selected in England’s initial 30-man squad for the ICC World Cup.
Seamer Jack Brooks has received his first England call up with Adil Rashid making a return to the England set-up.
They're joined by fellow county championship winners Liam Plunkett, Tim Bresnan, Jonathan Bairstow, Gary Ballance and Joe Root.
The Chief Executive of the Yorkshire Ambulance NHS Trust, David Whiting has resigned.
Mr Whiting joined the service in 2011 and will be replaced on a temporary basis by Rod Barnes, the current deputy Chief Executive and Director of Finance.
Yorkshire has experienced a surge in tourism, after welcoming over six hundred thousand overseas visitors in the first half of this year.
The uplift sees the highest number of visits to the region since 2008, with the impact of hosting the Tour de France still to come.
York police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in the city.
The assault happened at around 9.50pm on Wednesday 22 October, on The Green, Acomb, close to the junction with Danebury Drive.
A 44-year-old woman was walking towards Tostig Avenue, when she was verbally abused by three men who were sitting on a bench. One of the group then approached the victim and punched her face. As a result she suffered bruising to her right cheek.
The suspect is described as a white man, aged in his twenties and around 5ft 8in tall with a slim build. At the time he was wearing a black and white hooded top, blue jeans and white trainers.
If you witnessed the assault I urge you to come forward and contact the police straight away as you may have vital information which could help my enquiries.
A man arrested in connection with the murder of Sheikh Zubair Hamidi in Freeman Street, Grimsby earlier this week has been charged.
Junaid Hamidi, 28, of Clacton-on-Sea has been charged with one count of murder.
He has been detained for court and is due to appear this morning at Grimsby and Cleethorpes Magistrates Court.
York Police are urging the public to report sightings of a man who failed to turn up for court.
John Alcock, aged 46, failed to appear at court to answer a charge of common assault.
Alcock, is also wanted for breaching his bail conditions.
Officers have been carrying out checks at various address throughout York in effort to locate Alcock, who is believed to still be in the city.
Police are urging people to help them find Alcock by reporting sightings of anyone matching his description.
He is described as white, around 5ft 6in tall, with a medium build, brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information should contact police and quote reference number 12140181715.