EAST YORKS: Welcome to Yorkshire has been shortlisted for two of the biggest tourism awards in the world.
Residents are being asked to vote for the tourism agency in the World's Leading Marketing Campaign and World's Leading Tourist Board at the World Travel Awards 2012.
Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, said: "Despite a Government cut to our funding and economic turmoil in Europe, Yorkshire is leading the pack and taking on the world.
"Being shortlisted for these categories is not only great recognition of the team's work here, but for our dedicated businesses across the county – it's a team effort in every sense.
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"Our thousands of tourism businesses are undoubtedly the cream of the global crop and these awards – the highest tourism accolades on the planet – recognise that.
"So I hope people will vote Yorkshire and help put us on top of the world."
Visit www.yorkshire.com/vote to vote. The deadline is November 25.
EAST YORKS: The Londesborough Arms Hotel in Market Weighton has been placed on the market for sale following plans by the current owner to retire.
The grade two listed property, which dates back to the 1700s is being marketed by the hotels team at Colliers International.
It includes 12 en suite letting rooms.
The asking price is £395,000 for the freehold interest.
HULL: Hundreds of movie collectors will be heading to the Staff House at the University of Hull today.
The collectors' fair takes place from 10am at 4.30pm.
As well as rare memorabilia, there will be the replica of Marty McFly's Back to the Future car.
Mike Bosworth, a quantity surveyor from Hornsea, transformed his 1981 DeLorean into the time travelling machine.
Entrance costs £3.50 for adults, £2 for children.