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Towns turn yellow for the Tour de France

The Timble Inn near Otley

Towns and villages everywhere are turning yellow for the Tour de France this weekend.

Staff at the Timble Inn near Otley have dressed up their pub as the Tour de France looms.

Meanwhile Pupils from Carr Manor School in Leeds took part in a competition to design Tour de France banners, which will feature in the first stage of the Grand Depart.

Carr Manor pupils Habeeb Alam and Akeel Ali won the banner competition

Otley veteran remembers dramatic birthday

Not every D-Day veteran has been able to travel to the commemorations overseas, but all have been remembering in one way or another.

For a former Royal Marine from Otley, near Leeds, the day also holds memories of a very dramatic birthday all those years ago. Lisa Adlam went to wish Harold Robinson many happy returns:

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Harry's book is runaway success

A little boy from Otley, who died from a rare form of cancer, has left behind a very special legacy. Harry Buckley wrote a book about the adventures of his runaway hamster, Joey.

The book was published and since Harry's death has sold out twice. Now on it's third printing run, it has already raised thousands of pounds for a charity which was close to Harry's heart . Michael Billington reports.

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