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Woman sexually assaulted in Harrogate

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in Harrogate.

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It happened when the woman was sat on a bench across from the Blue Bar at Montpellier Hill between 9 and 10pm when a man sexually assaulted her before exposing himself to her.

It is believed a number of people were in the area at the time and concerned about the woman.

A man in his fifties has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Three arrested over fatal Harrogate collision

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a woman was killed in a collision in Harrogate on Sunday morning.

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Detectives say a blue Ford Fiesta and a blue BMW 1 series car collided on Otley Road, at the junction with Cold Bath Road just before 7am.

The female driver of the Ford Fiest was pronounced dead at the scene.

Three men in the BMW have been arrested in connection with the collision, on suspicion of drink driving and causing death by dangerous driving.



Yorkshire farmers: 'We need a long-term plan after Brexit vote'

Yorkshire farmers are calling for a long-term plan to support the industry as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

Speaking on the opening day of the Great Yorkshire Show, members of the NFU said the need to champion British produce around the world was greater than ever to meet the challenges Brexit would pose.

Goole farmer Guy Poskitt spoke gave Calendar his views.

Travel: Traffic delays around Harrogate as crowds head to Great Yorkshire Show

Traffic delays are being reported in and around Harrogate as thousands of people head to the Great Yorkshire Show.

  • There is very slow traffic on the exit slip road on the A1(M) southbound at junction 47 for the A168/A59 (Allerton Park) and congestion to junction 48 for the A168/A6055 (Boroughbridge).
  • Traffic is heavier than usual on the A59 York Road eastbound at Knaresborough and stop-start traffic between the B6164 Wetherby Road and the A1(M) as well as congestion on the B6164 Grimbald Crag Way to A658, with a 10mph average speed
  • Traffic is also heavier than normal on the Leeds Road at Pannal between Fulwith Road and the Prince of Wales Roundabout

Record-breaking Yorkshire Rows plan book charting their epic adventure

Two of the 'Yorkshire Rows', Helen Butters and Janette Benaddi Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Rows have told Calendar they are planning to bring out a book about their heroic trans-Atlantic journey.

The four mums became the oldest femal crew to row the Atlantic when they spent 68 days rowing 3,000 miles from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua earlier this year.

And they say they're already planning another epic endurance feat – but this time on land. The women were keeping tight-lipped about exactly what was in the pipeline but suggested it could involve a trek across the desert or the North Pole.

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