Send us your pictures, video, news and views by texting NORTHERN ECHO to 80360 or email us
Man who founded Richard III museum in York dies
Updated 3:15pm Friday 21st March 2014 in News
THE man who founded York's Richard III Museum and helped launch the careers of several comic stars when he ran a local club, the Comedy Shack, has died, aged 55. Father-of-two Mike Bennett had been suffering from multiple sclerosis since 2007 and bowel cancer since February last year. His funeral will take place at York Cemetery chapel at 11am next Monday.