Four things you should know in Yorkshire today

Back to the drawing board on floods planning
Back to the drawing board on floods planning
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Today we met a bionic supergirl from Huddersfield; learned that the devastating floods have prompted a hasty rethink into housing policy by three Yorkshire councils; watched a canny rodent in a Doncaster supermarket; and heard of an unlikely use for a combine harvester.

Here are four things you need to know so far today:

Meet Olivia, the bionic girl

All children are special but seven-year-old Olivia Farnsworth from Huddersfield is possibly unique in that she doesn’t feel tired, hunger or even pain.

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Housing plans far from cut and dried

Three councils, Calderdale, Leeds and York, have gone back to the drawing board to reconsider their plans to meet the housing shortage in the aftermath of recent flooding.

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Mice to see you, to see you...

It may be a cheesy cliche but mice really do have a taste for dairy produce, as one shopper at a Tesco store in Doncaster discovered.

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Combined attempt at tackling crime

Two men who robbed a rural post office in North Yorkshire were hunted down by local have-a-go heroes, one of whom jumped into his combine harvester to give chase. The robbers were jailed for a combined total of 17 years.

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