Sinkholes have been making headlines in the last few weeks but what are they?
Sinkholes like those that opened in Ripon, High Wycombe and the Peak District will become more frequent due to the impact of climate change.
A sinkhole which has opened up in Ripon in North Yorkshire is the latest in a spate to appear across the UK in recent weeks.
The Tour de France's journey through Yorkshire is still attracting attention in the centre of Ripon.
The day after it passed through the city as part of Stage One of this year's race, fans are glued to the big screen in the Market Square to follow Stage Two of the Yorkshire legs.
Ripon danced well into the night last night as tribute band Gimme Abba built on the Tour de France party atmosphere.
Eleven year old Beatrix Fawcett from Ripon has painted her first bike yellow to celebrate the Tour's visit.
Local running club Ripon Runners have converted a truck into a mobile patio garden to see the Tour. They have a superb view of the route from the comfort of their own make-shift garden.
Local businesses in Ripon are entering the spirit as the city awaits the tour.