John Ramsey from Redcar has received an Arctic Star medal after a lengthy campaign to recognise the part British Navy played in escorting merchant ships taking crucial supplies to Russia during the Second World War.
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13-year-old Leighton Alexander from Shire Moor has just come out of a coma after suffering multiples injuries.
The boys, aged 15 and 13, had got into difficulties while swimming off the beach at Skinningrove.
Jason Gillespie is to leave his position as coach at Yorkshire County Cricket Club at the end of the 2016 season.