Building fire on Wetherby High Street

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5 fire appliances attended a basement fire at Sant’ Angelo on the High Street in Wetherby today (3 August 2015) Appliances attended at 16:49 from Wetherby, Stanks, Gipton, Garforth and Tadcaster. 4 fire-fighters, wearing breathing apparatus, used 2 hose reels to quickly put the fire out. Incident was quickly reduced to 2 pumps and no persons were injured or involved.

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Neil McLean CBE Joins Harrogate District Foundation Trust


Harrogate District Foundation Trust has said it is pleased to announce that Neil McLean CBE has joined the Trust as Non-Executive Director. Neil, who lives in the Harrogate area, brings with him a wealth of experience and skills. A well-known former lawyer, Neil was also Chair of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and Director of West and North ...

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Fatal cycle collision between Patelely Bridge and Grassington


Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on B6265 Dibble’s Bridge, between Grassington and Pateley Bridge. The collision occurred at approximately 8.30am on Sunday 2 August 2015, when a pedal cycle heading towards Grassington, from the direction of Pateley Bridge, collided with the bridge throwing the rider over the bridge into the stream below. The rider ...

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Knaresborough pool to re-open after technical fault forced closure


Knaresborough Pool will reopen on Saturday 1 August 2015 following the completion of repair work. The pool was forced close after an extractor fan on a boiler became faulty. Council contractors have been working to resolve the problem and the pool will re-open at 7.30am on Saturday. Knaresborough Pool offers a range of activities including aqua babes, family swims, 50 plus, aquafit, ...

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Video: Harrogate police execute successful drugs warrants


Harrogate Police executed two drugs warrants today (31 July 2015) Following intelligence gathering, the police applied to Harrogate Magistrate’s Court and obtained a warrant allowing them to search and seize drugs or drug growing equipment from two addresses in the town. A teams deployed to each of the addresses where they were given access by the occupant. A warrant allows the police to enter ...

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Yorkshire team beats three cycling world records with lunar ride 

RTS team 1, 2 & 3 pictures show: The Ultra6 team on its world record breaking cycle ride on Mount Ventoux

Extreme cycling team Ultra6 has succeeded in setting three new cycling world records on one of the most gruelling mountains in the Tour de France, the lunar landscaped Mount Ventoux – the Yorkshire team cycled the equivalent distance of travelling into space! Sponsored by cycling retailer All Terrain, the team took on the world record attempt to be the first ...

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National appeal: missing Middlesborough man


Police are continuing to appeal for information to trace missing 68-year-old Peter Bond, who was last seen in the Acklam area of Middlesbrough on Tuesday 28 July 2015. Peter’s family are extremely concerned and say it’s highly unusual for him to not be in contact, and have released a new photo of Peter in a bid to trace him. Officers ...

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National appeal: Merseyside police appeal for information on missing mum and daughter


Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of 24-year-old Anisa Lamaj and her 5-month-old daughter Medine from Everton. Anisa, who is originally from Albania, and her daughter were last seen at the end of June. She was reported as missing on Thursday, 7 July 2015 after she failed to turn up for an appointment. Enquiries have been on-going ...

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Charges now made in York murder investigation


A  19-year-old man from York has been charged with the murder of Liam Miller. Liam Miller died on Hamilton Drive, York on Monday 27 July 2015. He has also been charged with the attempted murder of a man in his fifties who was found injured in the street. He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at York ...

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