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A64 closed in both directions after serious accident

York Road (A64) in North Yorkshire is closed in both directions this afternoon after a serious accident involving a car and motorcycle.

Investigators are at the scene at J44 of the A1(M) Bramham and Stockheld Lane.

The crash took place outside the Fox and Grapes pub near Potterton and is affecting traffic travelling between Leeds and Tadcaster.

Police say the investigation work may take several hours and motorists are urged to find alternative routes.


Footpath dividing opinion in Tadcaster

A footpath which runs less than three hundred yards is dividing opinion in Tadcaster.

Today a public inquiry got underway got underway into the future of the route.

The path was sealed off three years ago, meaning a huge detour for those wanting to walk from one side of town to the other.

Campaigners argue it's been used by generations of locals and should be officially classed as a public pathway.

Chris Kiddey reports:


Champions League winner signs for non-league Tadcaster

One of the summer's biggest transfers in our region did not involve Leeds United or Huddersfield Town or either of the Sheffield clubs. It was completed by North Eastern Counties Premier League side Tadcaster Albion.

The part-time minnows made the biggest signing in their history when they brought in former Manchester United midfielder Jonathan Greening. And as Chris Dawkes reports, at only 35 he's still got plenty to give.

Flash floods hit South Milford

Fire crews were called to a North Yorkshire village last night when flash flooding hit.

Heavy rain and a blocked culvert meant water backed up into various properties on the High Street in South Milford.

The fire service was called around 9.40pm and sent three crews from Tadcaster and Acomb as well as a high volume pump from Harrogate.

The crews worked until around 1am pumping water out of various properties.

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