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Radio presenter raises almost double his target for charity

Viking FM's Pete Egerton Credit: ITV News Calendar

A radio presenter from Knaresborough has raised almost twice as much as he hoped for charity by swapping a stag party for a fundraising bike ride. Pete Egerton, who presents the drivetime show in Viking FM in Hull, has colitis, a condition that affects his bowel and means he has to be careful what he eats and drinks.

He and his friends cycled 170 miles coast to coast and have now collected almost £2000 for Crohns and Colitis UK. He is now thanking everyone who has supported his fundraising appeal which he also hopes has raised awareness of his condition.


Campbell stops Coyle in 10th round

Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell stopped fellow Hull boxer Tommy Coyle in the 10th round in their world title eliminator at Craven Park.

Campbell put Coyle down in the second round, and three more times in the 10th before the referee stepped in.

Around 15,000 people packed into Hull KR's stadium to see the two Hull lads battle it out.


Structural engineer declares bus crash shop safe

A structural engineer has said that a bus has not structurally damaged a shop in Whitby after crashing into one of its front windows this afternoon. Boyes Stores had to be evacuated at around 2pm. Although the window will need to be secured and brickwork repaired, the main structure of the shop remains intact.

Boyes Stores in Whitby Credit: Samantha Turnbull

The Arriva Yorkshire bus, which travelled across Station Square, coming to rest in the front of the building, has now been removed. It was also damaged in the collision.

Arriva bus which crashed into shop Credit: Samantha Turnbull

Bus company working with police over Whitby shop crash

Bus company Arriva North East have issued a statement over the accident this afternoon where one of its buses crashed into a shopfront in Whitby.

Damage to Boyes department store in Whitby Credit: Turvey's Tattoos

We can confirm that one of our buses was involved in an incident in Whitby this afternoon. There have been no reported injuries, however a lady was treated for shock at the scene. We are currently working with the police in order to understand exactly what happened."

– Nick Knox, Managing Director, Arriva North East

Bus crashes into shop in Whitby

There are reports of queuing traffic after a bus crashed into a shop in Whitby.

Arriva bus crashes into Whitby shopfront Credit: Turvey's Tattoos

It happened around 2pm this afternoon, at Boyes department store. No one was injured.

Structural engineers are checking out the building which had to be evacuated.

The road at Station Square is partially blocked in both directions between New Quay Road/ Langbourne Road and Brunswisk Street due o the accident.

Emergency services are on the scene.

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