Lizzie Carr is a woman on a mission - to rid our region's waterways of pollution caused by plastic.
Lizzie, the first female to ever paddle board solo across the channel, has brought her 'Plastic Patrol' campaign to Sheffield and Tinsley Canal.
She was joined by a team of willing volunteers who went out on paddle boards and did their bit to clean up the canal.
The streets of Leeds came alive as tens of thousands took part in this years Pride celebrations.The event's aimed at promoting dignity and equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Chris Kiddey reports.
Thousands are expected to take part in Leeds Pride, a colourful celebration of diversity and gender variance.Read the full story ›
The number of people applying for a place at a UK university has fallen by around 25,000, according to admissions service Acas.Read the full story ›
Plans underway for a major regeneration project to promote Hull's maritime past - with the help of £15 million in lottery fundingRead the full story ›
It is awarded to an author or illustrator of children's books and aims to encourage youngsters to read for pleasure.Read the full story ›
The party say the funding for the city Leeds would reverse cuts to frontline school and college budgets.Read the full story ›
Headteachers warn that the education system is facing a "real risk it will break".Read the full story ›
England cricket captain Joe Root is going back to school today – to give pupils a sporting masterclass.
The 26-year-old Yorkshire batsman is returning to Dore Primary, near Sheffield, where he was once a pupil.
The school will hold an assembly looking at his time at the school and face questions from pupils before giving batting tips to some of those in year six.
The event is being held as part of National Cricket Week.