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Coroner orders urgent action at fatal-fall bridge in Skipton

A coroner has ordered canal bosses to take urgent action at a footbridge where a “fit” 68-year-old man suffered a fatal fall.

Bolton Abbey Easter egg hunt better than ever

Bolton Abbey’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is set to be bigger and better than ever.

Biker died after braking to avoid turning tractor between Settle and Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Experienced motorcyclist and radio presenter Gail Richards died when she lost control of her bike while trying to avoid a turning tractor near Settle, an inquest heard on Tuesday.

Brian Preston thanks the helicopter heroes

A man who was airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg has launched a week of events in Skipton to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.