Cyclists are preparing for the arrival of the Tour de France in 2014 by riding some of the route, through Harrogate and the Yorkshire Dales.
Police in Harrogate are worried for a teenage boy who has gone missing.
The former colleagues of a police officer who died in a road accident in North Yorkshire pay their respects.
A cyclist was airlifted to hospital after a serious road traffic collision on the B6265, near Ripon. The 25-year-old cyclist was seriously injured when his bicycle collided with a car on Boroughbridge Road, Bridge Hewick, on the morning of September 20.
The Chief Constable of North Yorkshire police will open a new exhibition of Mug Shots today, August 15.
On display will be previously unseen criminal records from Ripon Museum Trust's archive presenting photographs taken between 1877 and 1930.
Before the widespread use of photography the police had relied on written descriptions to help capture criminals.
Officers in North Yorkshire are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died in a collision at Studley Roger near Ripon yesterday, August 3.
The 60 year old man, from Lancashire, was travelling towards Ripon when he came off his white BMW motorbike and suffered fatal injuries.
Police say no other vehicles were involved in the collision. But officers believe a deer - found dead at the scene of the crash - ran out from the side of road and may have caused the rider to fall off.
The crash happened just after 11am on Limekiln Bank on the B6265 just before the junction with Studley Lane.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.
A man has been jailed for his part in an £80,000 cannabis growing operation in Ripon.
David Peter Guest, 45, of High Bond End, Knaresborough, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years’ imprisonment at York Crown Court today, June 10, after being found guilty of producing cannabis.
Police say Guest and four other men, who pleaded guilty to the offence at an earlier hearing, grew 11.2kg of the drug in a detached garage at Lock House on Boroughbridge Road, Ripon.
James Cook, 31, of Yeadon, Leeds, was jailed for nine months for his part in the operation.
Ivan Bellwood, 46, and Peter Leek, 37, both of Leeds, were both jailed for six months’ and Grant Bilton, 22, also of Leeds received a suspended prison sentence.
Police say the potential street value of the skunk was £80,000.
"This was a substantial and sophisticated cannabis growing operation that stood to earn the men tens of thousands of pounds.
“A lot of time and effort had gone into the construction of the cannabis grow within the garage and they had also bypassed the electricity supply.
“The convictions in this case send out a clear message to all those involved in the large scale production of cannabis that you are likely to face prison if you are caught.”
– PC Matt Scott, from Ripon police.
"t is important that all landlords and letting agents make regular checks on their properties to ensure that northing untoward is occurring.
“Signs to look out for include, a powerful smell, reclusive tenants who are very rarely seen, windows covered and curtains drawn at all times, and tenants who offer to pay cash in advance.
“Any suspicious behaviour should be reported to the police, as we need information from the public to help us put a stop to organised criminals who are growing drugs in our communities.”
Family and friends have gathered for funeral of the Dean of Ripon, the Very Revd Keith Jukes.
The Dean, who was 59-years-old, died at Harrogate District Hospital last Tuesday, just hours after being admitted.
The Bishop of Ripon and Leeds was among those to pay tribute.
Mourners were invited to bring a small stone to be placed on a 'cairn' in the centre of Ripon Cathedral, which will remain until the anniversary of the Dean's ordination next month.
The funeral will take place place on May 31st for the Dean of Ripon who has died aged 59.
The Very Revd Keith Jukes was installed as Dean of Ripon in 2007. He passed away at Harrogate District Hospital just hours after being admitted.
The service will take place at Ripon Cathedral.
Ripon Cathedral have announced the death of the Dean, Keith Jukes.
The Very Revd Jukes was born in 1954 and was installed as Dean of Ripon in 2007.
A Requiem Mass will be said tomorrow (Wednesday May 22) in the Cathedral at 9 am.
Ripon police say that a group of Canada and Greylag geese, and a Mute Swan, were shot through the wings and legs - and left to die.
They were discovered last month by an ecological survey team at a nature reserve.