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Special Feature

Inside Fostering: Behind the Scenes of Fostering North Yorkshire

Stray FM have created a new 4-part documentary series finding out what it takes to be a foster carer and how it can change the lives of young people where you live.

Top 10 tips for moving home in 2017

On the move? Check out Ewe Moves tips...

WATCH: Harrogate car dealer opens its showroom to charity at Christmas

A car dealer has opened its doors to the Supporting Older People charity in Harrogate.

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World

British man dies after paragliding accident in Queenstown, NZ

A British man has died after a paragliding accident in New Zealand's South Island.

French election: Emmanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen

Emmanuel Macron has won the first round of the French presidential election, according to projections of the result.

Boy, 12, stopped 14 hours into epic drive across Australia

Police have stopped a 12-year-old boy attempting to drive across Australia - 14 hours into his epic journey.

Conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot by cattle herders in Kenya

An Italian-born author and conservationist has been shot in the stomach by suspected cattle herders in northern Kenya.

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Sport

London Marathon hero Matthew Rees helps struggling runner over line

A London Marathon runner has been praised for helping to guide home a fellow athlete who was struggling in the final stages of the race.

Ilie Nastase aims abuse at Britain's Johanna Konta at Fed Cup

Former world number one tennis player Ilie Nastase has been barred from Romania's Fed Cup semi-final tie after apparently aiming abuse at the British team.

Team Astana cyclist Michele Scarponi dies after being hit by minibus

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has been killed after being hit by a minibus while out riding in Filottrano, Italy.

Ilie Nastase investigated over racist Serena Williams comment

Former world number one Ilie Nastase is being investigated by the International Tennis Federation (IDF) after making a racist comment about Serena Williams' unborn baby.

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Showbiz

Work has begun on FOUR sequels to Avatar, James Cameron reveals dates

Work on the next four Avatar films is under way, director James Cameron has said.

Erin Moran, who played Joanie Cunningham in Happy Days, dies aged 56

Erin Moran, who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, has died aged 56.

Repertory theatre for the on-demand generation

It's an acting system that has largely died out over the last decade or so but a Manchester group is setting out to revive repertory theatre for the on-demand generation.

Taylor Swift endorses Ed Sheeran in Time's 100 most influential

Taylor Swift has endorsed her friend Ed Sheeran after he made Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list for 2017.

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Audio & Video

A world without tea? Industry faces up to climate change

We talk sustainability with Taylors of Harrogate, after the company behind Yorkshire Tea is given a Queen's Award.

LISTEN: Clare walks Nidderdale Way

Broadcaster and writer Clare Balding is featuring the 53-mile route in a national radio series.

LISTEN: Plea to plan ahead for Tour de Yorkshire

Spectators are being encouraged to leave their cars at home and walk or cycle to locations along the route.

WATCH: Mum releases own reconstruction film to help #FindRory

The mother of a Skipton man, who went missing after a night out in York, has been back in the city

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Business & Money

Yorkshire Business Market a sell-out

This year's event is expected to be the most successful yet.

A world without tea? Industry faces up to climate change

We talk sustainability with Taylors of Harrogate, after the company behind Yorkshire Tea is given a Queen's Award.

The Best Water In The World

Awarded the title of the 'Worlds Best Water' Harrogate Spring Water is now a huge global brand! Hear from the MD James Cain about the evolution.

Corporate fun and feasts in the heart of The Dales

What do falcons, 4x4s and cream scones have in common? We're talking corporate hosting.

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Education

LISTEN: Lessons from Auschwitz

Students and teachers from schools and colleges across Yorkshire have been hearing about the horrors of the Holocaust at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

LISTEN: School project to stimulate the senses

Pupils at Hampsthwaite Primary School are now enjoying the great outdoors in their very own sensory garden.

Urgent action pledged for Skipton school

Skipton Parish Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School was placed in special measures last month.

Claro clients pick up awards

Harrogate charity Claro Enterprises has held a celebration for people with long-term mental health conditions who have completed courses to boost their employment prospects.

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Health

Turmeric - making your curries yellow is just the tip of the iceberg...

A spice which could have some pretty impressive side effects!

Experience Life As An 85 Year Old With Arthritis And Cateracts

Beth gets put through her 85 year old paces by care company Home Instead as they simulate what it's like to live with cataracts, arthritis and the results of a stroke - just one of the techniques they use to train their staff.

Sing-along session at VIDA Healthcare

Importance of music and fun in dementia care.

LISTEN: Why Parkinson's sufferers won't wait

People with Parkinson's across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale are supporting a campaign which is calling for better treatment.

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Special Reports

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

VIDEO: The Harrogate families living hand to mouth

Stray FM has been invited out with Corrina's Homeless and Vulnerable Project to deliver emergency food parcels in Harrogate.

Tour de Yorkshire in Settle: an amateur's eye-view

Stray FM presenter - and cycling nut - Chris Dean thought he'd see what the professionals are in for when the Tour de Yorkshire hits the Dales on Friday.

AUDIO: Lifting the lid on teen mental health

We've been investigating what is causing young people in North Yorkshire to seek help from mental health services.

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Tour de Yorkshire

Where to watch Tour de/of Yorkshire!! By Christopher Dean

Professional cycling is back in Yorkshire! The Tour de/of Yorkshire runs from Fri 28th April to Sun 30th April. But where to watch? Make sure you do!

VIDEO: Tour de Yorkshire a "great success"

North Yorkshire County Council's leader has praised the enthusiasm and numbers of people who turned out to watch the cycle race.

Tour de Yorkshire pulls in over two million spectators

Cyclists and organisers say they have been overwhelmed by the "stunning" support for this year's race.

Record crowds for Tour de Yorkshire

Over a million spectators turned out to watch the action on what is being described as a "groundbreaking" day for women’s cycling.

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Tour de France

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Tour a big boost for Yorkshire

The findings of a report into the economic and social impact of the Grand Départ have been revealed.

Cycling hero hospitalised

Brian Robinson, the first Briton to win a stage of the Tour de France, suffers a suspected broken collarbone after being knocked off his bike.

Prime Minister praises Harrogate

The Prime Minister has thanked Harrogate for a warm welcome during the Tour de France.