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Ernie the hippo

Hip, Hip Hooray for Ernie

Bill Jackson, who is doing a sponsored walk with his walking frame, pictured with Kate Collier and her dog "Bailey" Picture: Richard Doughty

Animal lover Kate organises 'world walk' in memory of her rescue dog

Nick Gordge, far right, in Sierra Leone working with others to help rebuild machinery.

Technician Nick is driving force behind mechanics' project

Rudi Barman (centre) with the four other Scarborough RNLI volunteers being commended for their part in rescue. L-R Craig Burnett, Pete Billingsley, Rudi Barman, Jason Hedges and Adam Beston. Credit RNLI/Dave Barry

Scarborough lifeboat volunteer recognised with rare RNLI bravery award

Horse left with 10-inch wound after brutal attack in North Yorkshire

Horse left with 10-inch wound after brutal attack in North Yorkshire

Pickering Traction Engine Rally

Steamy affair for Pickering Traction Engine Rally: PICTURE GALLERY

Run or Dye at Castle Howard on Saturday. Picture David Harrison.

Castle Howard Run or Dye passes with flying colours: PICTURE GALLERY

David Otterburn receiving one of the awards for Ryeburn of Helmsley at The Great Yorkshire Show.

Helmsley ice cream makers scoop show honours

Sue Wiles, who is organising a fundraising Aid For Nepal concert and Hog Roast at Sherburn Community and Sports Centre Picture: David Harrison

Fundraiser for Nepal earthquake victims

Emily Ogram with her cake stall.

Teenager's £1,600 charity boost in memory of her grandfather

Rachael Medley

Rachael in the frame for photo competition honour

Ed Byrne

Have a laugh with funnyman Ed Byrne

Rescuers at the scene of the crash Picture: Great North Air Ambulance

Two airlifted to hospital after head-on crash Update 7.45 am

Planned roadworks for Yorkshire and Humberside

Planned roadworks for Yorkshire and Humberside

Summer baby boom for Ryedale zoo

Summer baby boom for Ryedale zoo

Sport

Yorkshire's Alex Lees hits out on his way to 75 in the Royal London One-Day Cup win over Leicestershire County at Headingley

Lees leads Yorkshire to victory

Jockey Danny Tudhope with trainer David O'Meara

O'Meara tipped to double up and add to milestone

GOOD WIN: Liam Plunkett took three key wickets for Yorkshire ahead of linking up with England for the fourth Test against Australia

Plunkett sets up Yorkshire canter

NEARLY: Sheriff Hutton batsman Mark Pinder survives a close call off the bowling of Scarborough's Sam Calver in their Premier division encounter Picture: Frank Dwyer

York Senior League: Grange cheered as rain dents bids of title rivals

IN VAIN: Duncombe Park batsman James Skelton hits a four just as the rain starts in their clash with Sheriff Hutton Bridge Picture: David Harrison

York Senior League: Selby strengthen their grip on top spot

Andrew Gale wants to see an FA Cup style competition introduced featuring the addition of club sides

Gale wants cup knockout to ease fixture congestion

Jockey George Chaloner and trainer Richard Fahey team up with Tatlisu at Goodwood today

Fahey aiming for another another Super Saturday

Danny Tudhope opted against partnering Move In Time in favour of Out Do

Tudhope tipped to Out Do his rivals at Glorious Goodwood

Glenn Maxwell played a vital innings for his side

Maxwell is big hit as Viking triumph

CENTURY MAKER: Glenn Maxwell

Mid-innings: Yorkshire Vikings set imposing target

Mark Johnston at the Glorious Goodwood festival

Johnston going for Glorious double

NEAR MISS: Gary Ballance top-scored for Yorkshire with 77 but was dismissed with the finishing line in sight

Ballance blast not quite enough for Yorkshire

FULL OF PRAISE: Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale looks on as Steve Patterson fields off his own bowling

Gale backs Yorkshire to up the ante

NAP SELECTION: Rachel Richardson takes the mount on First Sargeant at Redcar

Get ready to salute Sargeant at Redcar

National Sport

The Government has warned of the spiralling costs of funding sport in the UK

Government warns over sport funding

Rio Ferdinand believes John Stones, pictured, would fit in perfectly at Manchester United

Rio urges Stones to join United

Bastian Schweinsteiger completed his switch to Manchester United last month

Pep reveals Schweinsteiger concern

England's Adam Lyth has been backed to perform in the final two Tests of the Ashes series

England have confidence in Lyth

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