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Yorkshire to once again stage the Tour de France Grand Depart

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has confirmed that Yorkshire will stage the Grand Depart again.

Speaking at a press conference to announce the route of the Tour de Yorkshire, Mr Prudhoome said it was a matter of "not if but when" the event would return to the county.

Ripon sinkhole to be filled with concrete

Residents were evacuated after the sinkhole opened up Credit: ITV News

A sixty foot sinkole which opened up in Ripon last month is to be filled in with concrete today.

The giant hole appeared in the back gardens of properties on Magdalens Road, causing twelve homes to be evacuated.

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