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Nidderdale show goes on

The bad weather has not stopped one of Yorkshire's biggest one day agricultural events from going ahead.

It was thought that the downpour might cause organisers to cancel the annual Nidderdale Show in Pateley Bridge.

But thousands of people turned out in support and to look around its 90 trade stalls at the Bewerley Park showground. Earlier this year the Great Yorkshire Show had to be cancelled because of torrential rain. We have been speaking to trader Howard Heaton and organiser Richard Harker.

Weather warning for Lincolnshire motorists

There have been a number of heavy showers in north Lincolnshire this afternoon. The areas most affected are in Gainsborough and Market Rasen and the surrounding areas. This has led to deep surface water and minor flooding on some roads.

Specifically - Gainsborough Road, Middle Rasen. Tealby Road, Market Rasen . Bully Hill top, Tealby and the A156 High Street, Marton. There will be other more minor roads also affected. The police are warning motorists to be aware that they could drive round a bend and be faced with deep standing

water are urging them to drive according to the conditions, generally means travelling slower and allowing more time for any journey. Dipped headlights should also be used. Further heavy downpours are expected this evening, particularly in the north of the county.

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