Get Ready For The Big Garden Birdwatch
Robin in winter
The Big Garden Birdwatch will soon be upon us
This January the RSPB hope you will join in again with the tens of thousands of Big Garden Birdwatchers planning to take an hour out to…
13th Dec 2018 10:58 AM
Route For 2019 Tour De Yorkshire Revealed
The Tour de Yorkshire is televised in 190 countries, 2.6 million fans lined the route in 2018 and it brought £98 million pounds into the Yorkshire economy - the Tour de Yorkshire is now one of the…
8th Dec 2018 11:00 AM
Yorkshire Woman Raises Almost £5,000 For NSPCC In Adventurous South American Trek
Gemma in Patagonia
Trekking across glaciers and mountains, carrying a large backpack, there were times when York businesswoman Gemma Lumley just wanted to stop.
But she didn’t. Because during those…
4th Dec 2018 03:49 PM
X Factor Charity Song 2018: Government To Donate VAT To Children’s Charities
VAT collected on sales of the X Factor winner’s charity song will be donated to children’s charities, Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip…
1st Dec 2018 11:00 PM
First Government-funded Tree Of Northern Forest Takes Root
Ambitious plans to create a swathe of forest in the north of England branched out today (30 November 2018) with Forestry Minister David Rutley planting the first government funded tree of the…
30th Nov 2018 04:20 PM
When is it?
Winter Solstice - The Shortest Day And The Longest Night
The date of the winter solstice is different each year and can fall anywhere between 20 December and 23 December. In 2018 it will be on Friday 21 December in the northern hemisphere.
11th Dec 2018 09:00 AM
Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Visit British Forces Cyprus
The Royal couple meet with personnel currently based in Cyprus.
This week Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited British Armed Forces personnel based in Cyprus.
7th Dec 2018 04:31 PM
Fire Service Opens Doors To Rough Sleepers For Second Winter
Street outreach teams engage with people sleeping rough
The fire service is opening its doors to rough sleepers on the coldest nights in Sheffield for a second winter.
Up to eight people are able to…
4th Dec 2018 01:48 PM
Foreign Secretary Statement On The Death Of President George H W Bush
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said:
"I was deeply sorry to hear of the death of President George H W Bush.
"President Bush was a true ally of the UK, from his service with the US Navy during World…
1st Dec 2018 12:52 PM
Government Bans Combustible Materials On High-rise Homes
The government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes and giving support to local authorities to carry out emergency remediation work.
Combustible materials ban follows announcement…
29th Nov 2018 10:00 PM