Since its creation in 1975 August 1st Yorkshire Day has been celebrated in towns and cities.
It's become tradition for someone to do something slightly whacky, so this year it was down to a well-know record producer and a man known for his booming voice. James Webster reports.
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Tuesday morning weather: Bright spells. Mainly dry.
Weather tonight: Showery outbreaks of rain.
The victim, a Leeds woman aged in her fifties, was walking her animal along Bootham in York on Friday evening at around 8pm.