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Ilkley Lido reopens with a splash

Thousands of bathers are expected to make a splash at Ikley Lido over the summer after it reopened this Bank Holiday weekend.

Voted one of the top ten open air pools in the country, the Lido celebrates its 80th anniversary this year and will be open every day until the end of summer.

Chris Lamb, a lifeguard at the pool, says they are expecting more than 140,000 people:

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Pensioner's body recovered from river in Ilkley

The body of an 89-year-old woman has been recovered from a river in Ilkley.

A walker raised the alarm at about 8.30 yesterday morning after making the discovery in the River Wharfe.

A walker raised the alarm at about 8.30 yesterday morning after making the discovery in the River Wharfe.

Police have confirmed that the pensioner was from Ilkley but have yet to release her identity. The circumstances surrounding her death remain unclear but it's not being treated as suspicious. The Coroner's office has been informed and an inquest will be held at a future date.

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