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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.

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.

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