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Tina Turner remembers Sheffield concert that was her last-ever show

Singer Tina Turner has spoken about her 'wonderful' final gig - a concert at Sheffield Arena almost a decade ago - as a new stage production is launched about her life. Tina: The Musical has opened at the Aldwych Theatre in London, and tells the...

Sheffield Telegraph, today, 19:09
 

Pearce’s first goal helps Leeds United to edge out Barnsley

Paul Heckingbottom got one over his former club as the head coach saw his Leeds United team beat Barnsley 2-1 at sunny Elland Road. The victory - only the third in 14 since matches since Heckingbottom took over at Leeds - lifted the Whites up to 12th...

Spenborough Guardian, today, 18:34
 

Marking out the route on four-day challenge

This May Bank Holiday 14 riders from St Mark’s Church in Newby will undertake a four day, 220-mile circular route around the six other churches dedicated to St Mark in the York Diocese. The group, led by the vicar Rev Mike Leigh, will set off from St...

 

Tina Turner remembers Sheffield concert that was her last-ever show

Singer Tina Turner has spoken about her 'wonderful' final gig - a concert at Sheffield Arena almost a decade ago - as a new stage production is launched about her life. Tina: The Musical has opened at the Aldwych Theatre in London, and tells the...

The Star, today, 18:27
 

WATCH: Kelly Brewster’s niece performs moving dance routine on Britain's Got Talent audition

The niece of Kelly Brewster – the Sheffield woman killed in last year’s bomb at Manchester Arena – will appear on Britain's Got Talent tonight performing a powerful dance routine. RISE, the dance troupe including 13-year-old Hollie Booth, perform an...

The Star, today, 18:27
 

Burntwood nursery business celebrates after receiving Queen’s Award

A Burntwood-based nursery business has been given the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Busy Bees received the royal accolade, handed out in honour of the Queen’s 93rd birthday, for promoting opportunity and training for early years apprentices. The...

Lichfield Live, today, 17:44
 

YP Letters: Our enemies will be happy with Labour

From: Tim Hunter, Farfield Avenue, Knaresborough. I’M not sure which country Labour represents anymore. Perhaps it’s Russia? It’s certainly not Britain, that’s for sure. Labour does not care about the economic wellbeing or security of Britain at all....

Yorkshire Post, today, 17:39
 

YP Letters: Remain could not be on ballot in a vote on final EU deal

From: Alan Machin, Doncaster. JAMES Bovington (The Yorkshire Post, April 18) makes a case for a ‘Peoples’ Vote’ giving a choice to accept the Brexit deal eventually agreed, exit the EU with no deal or remain in the EU. He ignores the fact that the...

Yorkshire Post, today, 17:39
 

'Dirty hair' robber punches woman and steals bike in Ferrybridge

A robber described as having a distinctive scar and "dirty" hair punched a woman before snatching her bike under a flyover in Ferrybridge. Detectives investigating the offence which happened at around 11.45am on Wednesday, April 11 have...

 

Concert boosts Birk Crag bid

Harrogate Male Voice Choir raised more than £450 in aid of rebuilding Girlguiding’s Birk Crag Centre. The 50-strong choir, under its musical director Patrick J Lee, held a concert in aid of the building fund. The concert, which also included...

Harrogate Advertiser, today, 17:30
 

Yorkshire swimming pool issues statement after three-year-old boy drowns - police investigating

A swimming pool in Yorkshire where a three-year-old boy died has issued a statement about the tragedy as police investigate. A spokesman for David Lloyd Clubs said the boy was swimming with his family when the incident happened and club teams rescued...

Yorkshire Post, today, 17:30
 

YP Letters: Rule puts brakes on the spread of fracking

From: Simon Bowens, Friends of the Earth Yorkshire and Humber campaigner. I WAS on my way back from holiday in France when I heard the news from Northallerton that there will be buffer zones between North Yorkshire shale gas sites and homes, but you...

Yorkshire Post, today, 17:30
 

Brighouse band to perform at church

The Brighouse and Rastrick brass band will be performing at St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Mirfield on Saturday 28 April at 7.30pm. The successful band were crowned Champion Band of Great Britain after competing against the best brass bands in the...

Batley News, today, 17:29
 

Locala partnership appoints former trust boss as chief executive

Locala Community Partnerships CIC has appointed a new chief executive. Karen Jackson joins the NHS community healthcare provider from her previous role as interim chief executive for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. During her time at...

Batley News, today, 17:29
 

Brighouse band to perform at church

The Brighouse and Rastrick brass band will be performing at St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Mirfield on Saturday 28 April at 7.30pm. The successful band were crowned Champion Band of Great Britain after competing against the best brass bands in the...

Dewsbury Reporter, today, 17:26
 


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