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.
A motorcyclist who died in a collision on the A65 near Skipton in North Yorkshire on 1st May has been named as Dominic Paul Lee of Trawden, Lancashire. An inquest into the 49-year-old's death is expected to be opened and adjourned later this week.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was killed in a road traffic collision on the A65 at Skipton.
The motorcyclist, a 49-year-old man from Trawden, Lancashire, was seriously injured in the collision, which occurred at around 9.20pm on Wednesday, May 1st.
His blue motorbike collided with a grey Hyundai car at the junction with the A6131 Knaresborough Road.
The motorcyclist was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where he was sadly pronounced dead.
Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle prior to the incident to come forward with information.
A team of people with visual impairments from Harrogate are celebrating after completing a triathlon to raise money for a sight loss charity.
The six-strong team, who all live in community housing provided by Henshaws Society For Blind People, took part in the Skipton Triathlon to support the charity.
They have been supported throughout the challenge by Henshaws Housing and Support staff and volunteers including Alastair Locke, who came up with the idea to enter a team and ran their twice weekly training sessions.
– Alastair Locke, Henshaws Housing and Support
The team have been gradually building up their fitness from a basic level. It was brilliant to see everyone complete their sections of the event and to know that all their hard work had paid off.
A group of Royal Marines and Veterans will lay a wreath and hold a remembrance service in Skipton today for Captain Philip Guy, who was among the first to die in the Gulf War in 2003 when an American helicopter crashed in Kuwait.
There is disruption to train services between Leeds and Skipton and between Bradford Forster Square and Skipton, due to a person being hit by a train.
The Floods Minister, Richard Benyon, welcomes the schemes announced today.
- A £9.7 million flood defence will protect 465 homes and businesses.
- Over 500 jobs will be created as land is protected for business use.
- £2 million has been agreed in principle from local businesses.
More than 10,000 people are expected to pay tribute to Skipton soldier Gareth Thursby when his funeral is held in his home town.
A former pupil of South Craven School, Sgt Thursby, was serving with the 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, when he was shot dead by a man dressed as an Afghan policeman at a checkpoint in the south of Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province in September.
His family decided to delay his funeral until after the regiment had finished its tour of duty so his comrades could attend the service at Skipton's Holy Trinity Church.