Police are appealing for witnesses after a 44-year-old man died following a collision on the A682 between Gisburn and Nappa.
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.
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
There are reports of traffic disruption after an accident on Gargrave Road at Skipton in North Yorkshire. Motorists are being warned to avoid the area.
A motorcyclist has died after a crash with a car near Skipton.
The 47-year-old was on a white Suzuki GSR 750 that was involved in a collision with a grey Toyota Yaris on the A682 near the junction of the A65 for Long Preston at around 2pm on Saturday.
He died at the scene. The occupants of the car were uninjured.
North Yorkshire Police want to speak to witnesses, including the driver of a Ford Transit Luton van who stopped at the scene. Anyone with information should call 101.
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information following a sex assault in Skipton.
The incident happened at 10am on Monday 21st March and asked if the victim spoke Spanish. The suspect then assaulted her before leaving the premises.
The man is described as in his mid 30's with olive skin, around 5ft 7ins, slim build with dark brown, short hair. He had a disfigurement on his top lip, possibly a scar or cold sore and spoke Spanish.
He was wearing a black sleeveless jacket with a dark grey hoody underneath and dark blue baggy jeans.
There are reports of heavy traffic due to an earlier accident on the A59 in both directions between B6160 Bolton Road (Bolton Abbey Roundabout) and Kex Gill Road. This is affecting traffic between Skipton and Harrogate.
The A65 is closed both ways due to an accident between Skipton Road Addingham and Height Lane Draughton.
Police are currently directing traffic.
Work has started today on a new flood prevention scheme in Skipton.
The beginning of the £13 million project was marked by the ceremonial lifting of a stone gatepost from one of the two small rivers which run through he town.
River walls will be built higher and two reservoirs built upstream to hold back flood water. It is hoped it will protect nearly 550 properties.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an assault at a nightclub in Skipton which left a doorman with a broken jaw. which
The incident took place at the Kooky Nightclub in the early hours of New Year's Day when one of the doormen at the nightclub was assaulted by a man.
The victim suffered a broken jaw during the attack.
A 25-year-old man from Keighley was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
A huge rock fall has blocked the canal which runs around the walls of Skipton Castle.
Hundreds of tons of stone has fallen from the cliff below the Castle walls into the Springs Branch of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Structural engineers are being brought in to investigate .
The canal towpath has been closed for safety reasons.
Thousand of visitors every year enjoy boat trips along the canal .