In the wake of the attacks at Manchester Arena, we dedicated our Yorkshire Voice show to the events.
The city of Leeds was one of a number of cities across the country falling silent at 11am in memory of the victims of the attack in Manchester earlier this week.
Hundreds of people observed the minute’s silence outside the city’s Art Gallery to remember the 22 who lost their lives in the attack – and to show support for the families of the victims.
A number of the victims who lost their lives were from Yorkshire.
A new coffee shop near York opened its doors a day early to raise money for charity.
Bean on the Green is in Heworth, and opened a day earlier than planned to raise money for Parkinson’s UK.
The shop provided a number of free drinks and cakes for customers, asking them to leave a donation for the charity rather than payment.
On the eve of Bradford City’s play-off final, I went to Valley Parade to find out what the match meant for the club.
The Woolpack Debating Society Competition is a competition allowing schoolchildren in Bradford to demonstrate their ability to debate a particular topic.
It comprises Key Stage 2 pupils from 13 different primary schools across the Bradford area, working in teams.
The final took place at Cartwright Hall in Lister Park on Thursday 18 May.Read More »
A NEW scheme has been unveiled in West Yorkshire today to protect cyclists.
Operation Safe Pass involves plain clothed police officers on bicycles fitted with video cameras to identify motorists who fail to provide sufficient space when overtaking – and offer on the spot information to culprits.
Supporters of Leeds United are better behaved at home matches when the team are doing well, new figures reveal.Embed from Getty Images
Figures provided by West Yorkshire Police show that between the start of the 2015-16 season and New Years’ Eve of that year, 34 arrests were made at 12 home fixtures – with only three of those being wins for Leeds United.
But from the same time period of this season, only 27 arrests were made over 14 home fixtures, with Leeds securing nine wins during that period.