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Cyclist, 72, in hospital after Otley collision

A 72-year-old cyclist is in hospital after being in a collision with a car in Otley near Leeds.

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It happened around 10am on Thursday February 24 on Leeds Road at the junction with East Chevin Lane and Gay Lane.

The pensioner suffered serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

Police are appealing for witnesses.


Mike and Zara Tindall expecting second child

Zara, Mike and Mia Credit: Press Association

Otley's Mike Tindall and wife Zara are expecting their second child, a spokeswoman for the couple has said.

Equestrian champion Zara - the Queen's granddaughter - and former England rugby player Tindall are said to be thrilled with the news.

The couple already have a daughter Mia, who is nearly three.

The new baby, due around late spring, will be the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's sixth great-grandchild.

Well wishers arrive in Otley ahead of Olympic cyclist's wedding

Crowds of people have started to arrive at a church in Otley ahead of the wedding of world champion cyclist Lizzie Armitstead.

Crowds arriving at a church in Otley ahead of Lizzie Armitstead's wedding Credit: ITV Yorkshire
Team Great Britain's Lizzie Armitstead after the Women's Tour de Yorkshire Credit: Press Association
Wedding cars outside the Otley church Credit: ITV Yorkshire
Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The Olympian, who won silver at London 2012, is due to marry professional cyclist Philip Deignan at The Bridge United Reformed Church. He popped the question last September after a year of dating.

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