Brief mention for TdF triggers Beeb backlash
THE BBC has come under fire for the way it covered Yorkshire?s hosting of the Tour de France in its Sports Personality of the Year programme.
Review: Cinderella, Hull Truck Theatre, until January 10
WHEN York playwright Mike Kenny's Cinderella was premiered in 2009, the West Yorkshire Playhouse coined the phrase "Big Stories for Little People" to describe his brand of Christmas alternatives to pantomime.
Kate Rusby At Christmas, York Barbican, December 12; Harrogate International Centre, December 19
Only One Question for... Barnsley Christmas folk fairy Kate Rusby, whose winter tour of South Yorkshire ? and Cornish ? pub carols will visit York and Harrogate
Have your say at heart surgery drop-in event
YORK and North Yorkshire residents are being urged to make their voices heard to help protect and shape the future of surgery for people born with heart problems.
Hailing from Leeds in Yorkshire, Kaiser Chiefs write rousing, anthemic and socially conscious indie rock? but always with a sense of humour. Fronted by the energetic singer Ricky Wilson, the band have transcended their independent roots and become a stadium-filling hit machine.
REIGNING Yorkshire Champions, the world-famous Brighouse and Rastrick Band will be in concert at King?s Hall, Ilkley, on Sunday, December 7, starting at 3pm.
Arctic Monkeys pay tribute to Yorkshire roots with white roses as Leeds Festival headline set begins
Alex Turner tells crowd: 'Yorkshire, we'll have a right laugh with you today."
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen: the thriving culture of pub Christmas carols
Village pubs in Yorkshire are packed with locals giving new life to traditional yuletide songs spurned by the Victorian church Shortly before 8.30pm, as the Sportsman Inn at Lodge Moor on the western edge of Sheffield is beginning to fill up with animated winter drinkers, someone arrives with a small electronic keyboard and sets it on a table near the bay window. ?What?s that strange contraption ...
14 arrests and £5k in fines recovered in day of police action
MORE than a dozen people have been arrested by North Yorkshire Police, as part of a pre-Christmas operation.
Arctic Monkeys wind down 'AM' UK tour with huge homecoming show at Leeds Festival
Band tell enormous crowd: 'We'll leave you with a love song because we love you'