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Woman rescued from Skipton house fire

A woman has been rescued from a house fire in Skipton.

Firefighters were called to Cavendish View, Skipton Road in the early hours of this morning.

A spokesman said the fire had started in the kitchen due to cooking being left unattended.

The woman was taken to hospital suffering smoke inhalation.

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Motorcyclist dies in collision near Skipton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 44-year-old man died following a collision on the A682 between Gisburn and Nappa.

Officers are not yet in a position to name the deceased rider and investigations remain ongoing Credit: Press Association

The man from the Manchester area died after the motorbike he was riding collided with a car on Tuesday evening.

He was the second of two motorcyclists travelling towards Long Preston when the incident happened near to Hayber Farm.

Officers are not yet in a position to name the deceased rider and investigations remain ongoing.

Sheep dog fetches world record price at auction in Skipton

The price paid for cap was nearly £5,000 higher than the previous record Credit: Moule Media

A sheep dog has fetched a new world record sum of almost £15,000 at an auction in Skipton today.

The selling price of 14,100 guineas – or £14,805 – paid for 16-month-old Cap shattered the previous high of £9,240.

Cap will be used as a work dog on a farm in Northern Ireland after being bought by an anonymous

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