25 years ago: Hundreds of disappointed fans were left out in the cold when Engelbert Humperdinck cancelled a near sell-out show at St George’s Hall in Bradford at the eleventh hour, with the singer struck down by laryngitis and a viral infection.

50 years ago: A Shipley labourer was fined at Bingley Magistrates’ Court for being drunk in charge of a bicycle, after claiming he had started drinking and set off on the bike after becoming “miserable” about the smell of rat poison in his home.