Sgt Gareth Thursby

Military honours for Skipton soldier

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.

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Woman's injuries 'not life threatening'

Police say that the woman who fell through a roof in Skipton as she watched the Tour did not suffer life threatening injuries.

They say the woman, thought to be in her forties, climbed on to the roof through a first floor window before falling through.

In a separate incident a teenage boy was struck by part of the caravane as it passed through Ilkley.

Skipton packed out for Le Tour


@letouryorkshire Here's one in Skipton, still busy! I heard over 50,000 fans quoted as being here. #TDF #TDFyorkshire




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