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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Skipton woman still missing

Linda Scaife who has gone missing from Skipton
Linda Scaife who has gone missing from Skipton Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Police are making a fresh appeal to the public to find Linda Scaife who has been missing since Monday June 16. She was spotted in Keighley but there has also been an unconfirmed sighting of her in the Moorside area of Leeds around 9.30am on the day she disappeared.

Linda who is 54-years-old is described as white, around 5ft 2ins tall, of medium build, blue eyes, a rosy complexion and shoulder length blonde hair. She was last seen wearing black trousers, a black coat and black boots and was carrying a black and cream handbag.

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