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Counting the cost of the Great Yorkshire Show

After the cancellation of this year's Great Yorkshire Show we look at the clear-up and how much it has cost.

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The aftermath of the cancelled Great Yorkshire Show

The decision to cancel the region's biggest agricultural show is likely to cost the local economy at least £3 million. Organisers of the Great Yorkshire Show called off the three day event after the first day for safety reasons.

Car parks which were already saturated by heavy rain turned into quagmires, leaving many vehicles stranded. It is only ever been cancelled before because of foot and mouth disease, or war. Clare Montgomery reports.

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