The funeral of Sergeant Gareth Thursby takes place in his home town of Skipton. He and a colleague were killed by a rogue Afghan policeman.
A woman from Skipton has won a music competiton.
Building society worker Martyn Crofts from Skipton has become an overnight sensation after appearing on Britain's Got Talent.
Skipton's been named in the top four places to live in Britain. The North Yorkshire market town is among ten Yorkshire towns named in the Sunday Times' annual 101 Best Places to Live supplement.
A man was airlifted to hospital after a serious crash near Harrogate.
It happened on the A59 near to Kex Gill farm between Harrogate and Skipton, at around 8.30am yesterday.
The collision involved a blue Volkswagen Bora and a black Ford C-max people carrier.
The driver of the Volkswagen, a 58-year-old man from Silsden, West Yorkshire, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance with serious injuries, where he currently remains.
Two women and a boy from Harrogate,m who were in the C-max were taken to Harrogate District Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The road was closed for six hours following the collision.
– Traffic Sergeant Andrew Morton, Force’s Roads Policing Group
If you were in the area of the A59 at the time of the collision, I urge you to contact the police straight away as you may have vital information which could help this investigation.
I am also keen to speak to anyone who may have seen either of the vehicles prior to the incident and ask them to get in touch as soon as possible.
A pensioner was seriously hurt this morning after a collision on Gargrave Road in Skipton.
The victim, who is in her 80s, was hit by a Nissan Micra as she crossed the road and was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries.
Police are at the scene of a serious collision on Gargrave Road in Skipton involving an elderly woman pedestrian.
The victim, who is in her 80s, was hit by a Nissan Micra as she crossed the road and was been airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries.
The road is closed in both directions to allow investigators to examine the scene and is expected to remain closed for several hours.
Parents and pupils at Skipton Girls School and Ermysted’s Grammar are free to move in and out of school but asked not to cross the blue and white police tape which has cordoned off the scene.
Beacons Festival returns to Skipton over the weekend of 7th August to 10th August.
New York disco/astral funk duo Darkside, ethereal London trio Daughter and the electronica tunes of Jon Hopkins will headline the festival.
Beacons Festival has grown a reputation for providing festival goers of all ages with an extensive selection of award winning street food.
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Police have issued a renewed appeal for information after a Threshfield man died shortly after being found with head injuries at the bottom of some steps in Gas Street car park, in Skipton.
Ian Martin, 68, was found with serious head injuries at around 6.30pm on Thursday 9 January. He was taken to Airedale District Hospital where he died later in the evening.
Officers do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances which led to his death, however, they still need to hear from anyone who saw Mr Martin prior to him being found.
A man's body has been found by the Leeds-Liverpool canal in Skipton.
Officers say they were called at 6.45pm yesterday after a man was found with serious head injuries at the bottom of some steps which lead to Gas Street.
The 68-year-old man from Threshfield, was taken to Airedale Hospital where he died later in the evening.
At this stage his death remains unexplained and police have cordoned off the area. They're appealing for witnesses, particularly a man they believe was jogging in the area and stopped at the scene to help.
Police are investigating how a man came to be lying in the middle of the A65 near Skipton.
They received reports from motorists that a man had been found dead on the road.
The man, who is aged 47 and from Skipton, had been hit by a vehicle while laid in the road.
This vehicle stopped at the scene as did a number of others, including some motorists who had to swerve to avoid the man.
Investigations are ongoing to try and establish whether he stumbled into the road and fell or whether a preceding vehicle has hit the man.
Numerous witnesses have come forward to report seeing a man walking along the A65 prior to the collision and we extend our thanks to those people who have come forward.
Police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them.
Police have launched an investigation after a man was found dead on a road near to Skipton.
They say the need to establish how he came to be laid on the carriageway between both turn-offs to Draughton just after 7pm. He was pronounced dead at the scene, having suffered serious head injuries.
They're urgently appealing for anyone who may have driven along the A65 at Draughton near Skipton around the time ton contact them.
A number of drivers have stopped at the scene and are assisting officers with information.
Police are still at the scene and the road is expected to remain closed for several hours.