Megan Roberts, who drowned in the River Ouse last year, is to be awarded an honorary fine arts degree by York St Johns.
Megan died after falling into the river following a night out with friends in January 2014.
Her mother Jackie Roberts will accept the award at a ceremony at York Minster in November.
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Morning rain clearing northern Northumberland, then dry and bright.
A few showers are expected later in the day, with the chance of further rain developing.
Winds mainly light. Certainly a fresher feel compared to the past couple of days, but remaining fairly pleasant in any sunshine. Highs 19-22°C.
A 23-year-old motorcyclist, involved in a collision with another vehicle, has died at Scarborough Hospital.
The accident happened at around 7:30pm on Friday August 21st, when the motorcycle rider collided with a white Toyota Yaris on Dunslow Road, Eastfield in Scarborough.
North Yorkshire Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses and information to assist the investigation.
In particular, they are asking people to come forward who recall seeing the distinctive motorcycle, a black Honda CB600 Hornet with a silver frame and blue piping, prior to the collision.
Officers say it would have been on the A64 as it travelled towards Scarborough from Malton or as it entered Dunslow Road in the direction of Cayton as it approached the collision scene outside the Vantage Toyota garage.
Further rain, heavy at times, for Sunday evening. Fresher conditions into Monday but unsettled with the risk of showers laterRead the full story ›
Isolated thunderstorms spread into the Tyne Tees region last night. Here are a selection of your photographs and videos.Read the full story ›
A dry day with plenty of sun, though turning cloudier from the south in the evening, with rain moving north (potentially heavy and thundery).
Feeling warm inland, though cooler on coasts in brisk easterly breezes. Highs to 23°C
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