A campaign has been set up in Hull to light up the William Wilberforce monument as part of the UK City of Culture celebrations.
Organisers say it is the perfect opportunity to educate people about Wilberforce, who was the leader of the movement to abolish slavery.
Fiona Dwyer reports:
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Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on Queens Drive in Ossett, Wakefield.
Motorists are 50 percent more likely to have a bad accident on our region's motorways and A roads than in the safest parts of the country.