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Yorkshire bishop to be enthroned

Nick Baines is the first Bishop of the Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales

There will be a brass band procession in three cities today as the Bishop of the newly-formed diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales is enthroned.

The Right Reverend Nick Baines will have three ceremonies at Wakefield, Bradford and Ripon.

Tour de France legacy evident in Yorkshire

This time last week Yorkshire's Grand Départ had come to an end in Sheffield, but that does not mean Tour fever has left the region. In fact, the Tour de France is already showing its legacy by inspiring more people to get on their bikes.

A new cycling event was launched today in North Yorkshire. Hundreds of riders took to the streets for the first ever Ripon Tour Sportive as Sarah Clark reports.


Woman in hospital after bedroom fire

A woman has been taken to hospital after a fire in her bedroom. Fire crews were called to the house in Princess Royal Road in Ripon at 12.46pm today (Saturday July 5, 2014).

The 40-year-old woman, managed to get of the house before the fire service arrived, but was taken to hospital suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke. The cause of the blaze is believed to be have been electrical.


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Innovative way to watch tour

Running club take their patio to the tour Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Local running club Ripon Runners have converted a truck into a mobile patio garden to see the Tour. They have a superb view of the route from the comfort of their own make-shift garden.

Home from home on tour route Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Relaxing on truck come patio Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Truck has a great view of route Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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