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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:

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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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Teenager missing from Tadcaster

Harry Wilson Credit: North Yorkshire Police

A teenager has gone missing from home in Tadcaster.

14-year-old Harry Wilson has not been seen since 11am this morning.

Police are searching around the Tadcaster area and officers want anyone with information to contact them

Harry is described as white, around 5ft 9in tall, with short brown hair. When he was last seen he was wearing a white hooded top, camel-coloured trousers and grey trainers.

A64 closed westbound after crash

There are long delays on the A64 westbound due to an accident between a car and a van. It happened between the A1237 York Outer Ring Road at Copmanthorpe and the A659. There is queuing traffic to A19 Fulford Interchange.

Fire and ambulance crews are on the road, which is expected to be closed for some time. The estimated travel time is 60 minutes.

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