Yorkshire firefighters save a cat tangled in Christmas lights and give oxygen to a gecko and guinea pig

It's been a day of pet rescues for firefighters in Yorkshire who have gone to the aid of animals including a gecko, a hairless guinea pig and a cat tangled in Christmas tree lights.
People power saves Yorkshire train service from potential axe

People power saves Yorkshire train service from potential axe

A passenger outcry has led to train operator Northern agreeing to protect a local service which was at risk of being removed from the timetable.

Hazim Rashid Ali.

Police release images of wanted Hull people

Officers have released images of people from Hull they are looking for in connection with various crimes.

Laura Tate with her family

Hospital says sorry to mum whose baby died after midwives wrongly sent her home twice

AN NHS Trust has apologised to a mother whose baby boy was stillborn after midwives twice sent her home from hospital, despite noticing dips in her baby’s heartbeat.

Post has been stolen from two Royal Mail vans. Picture: PA Wire/Anthony Devlin

Police arrest Hull boy, 15, after sacks of post stolen from Royal Mail vans

A 15-year-old boy from Hull has been arrested by police investigating the theft of post.

Kasey Herron.

Hull girl, 15, reported missing

Police are searching for a 15-year-old Hull girl reported missing this morning

Ash TV signs new deal with magazine firm behind BBC Top Gear and the Radio Times

Ash TV signs new deal with magazine firm behind BBC Top Gear and the Radio Times

A smart video advertiser has struck a mobile video advert placement deal with Immediate Media, owner of some of the country’s leading consumer magazine and digital publishing brands.

Laura Plummer was arrested at Hurghada airport on October 9.

Christmas Day court date in Egypt for Hull woman accused of smuggling

A woman from Hull who is being held over smuggling painkillers into Egypt is due to stand trial on Christmas Day.


‘We cannot wave a wand to get out of trouble’ says Hull City boss Nigel Adkins

NEW Hull City head coach Nigel Adkins says he is under no illusions about the extent of the task he has taken on and acknowledges that the Tigers are currently embroiled in an intense Championship relegation fight.

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Coventry will be the next UK City of Culture - the announcement was made in Hull, the current title-holder

Hull set to hand ‘city of culture’ baton to Coventry

COVENTRY “the most diverse city outside London” will be the next UK City of Culture in 2021, it has been announced.

NEW FACE: Hull City manager, Nigel Adkins. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Leon Wobschall: Positivity of Nigel Adkins could be the perfect tonic for Hull City

IT WAS during his ill-fated 11-month spell at Sheffield United that Nigel Adkins famously labelled the 2015-16 season at Bramall Lane as a ‘Bladeacoaster’ on social media.

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Lubaina Himid with one of her works of art titled A Fashionable Marriage, at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull. (PA).

Lubaina Himid - the Turner Prize winner on art and why it matters

Lubaina Himid is the oldest artist and the first black woman to win the Turner Prize. She talks to Chris Bond about her surprise at winning and why art matters to people.

The cruise's destination is Amsterdam

A ferry company is launching a bingo cruise - and it sets sail from Yorkshire

A ferry company with sailings from Yorkshire has organised a 'bingo cruise' for passengers next year.

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Artist's impression of how the Humber Bridge will look all lit up.

‘Brilliant’ plans to light up Humber Bridge must not disturb wildlife

Turning the Humber Bridge into the world’s largest digital artwork could fall foul of conservationists.


How Port of Hull can be harbour from Brexit storm - and 'supercharge' northern economy

Brexit negotiations may be faltering - but officials from the Port of Hull believe leaving the European Union could help it ‘super-charge’ the northern economy. Chris Burn reports.

TANVIR AHMED: Member of gang who conned elderly victims out of their life savings.

Gang who targeted elderly in heartless cons handed 33 years

A gang of fraudsters who conned elderly people in Hull –some out of their life savings – in a “heartless, elaborate and sophisticated” fraud have been jailed for a total of 33 years.

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Current Executive Director Hull 2017 Fran Hegyi, new Creative Director Katy Fuller, current CEO Martin Green and new Executive Director Emma Morris.

Duo set sights on future at end of big year for Hull

The two people appointed to drive forward legacy plans following Hull’s year as City of Culture say they are “incredibly ambitious” for the future.

John Prescott during last year's election - he remains a powerful advocate for Hull.

The Yorkshire Post says: John Prescott and a Hull of a vision for Yorkshire

EVEN though John Prescott said earlier this week that both he, and Tony Blair, “belong to the past”, he remains a passionate advocate for Yorkshire and, in particular, Hull where he made his name.

Mizan Ali

Gang of fraudsters who conned elderly in Hull are jailed for 33 years

A GANG  of fraudsters who conned elderly people in Hull – some out of their life savings – in a “heartless, elaborate and sophisticated” fraud have been jailed for a total of 33 years.

A campaign is underway to stop a life size replica of Amy Johnson's Gypsy Moth leaving Hull

Dogfight over Amy Johnson plane goes to Parliament

AN MP has weighed into the campaign to save a replica of Amy Johnson’s Gipsy Moth from leaving Hull.

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