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LIVE: Wednesday 8 June 2016

LIVE: Wednesday 8 June 2016

Published at 10:56am 8th June 2016. (Updated at 6:14pm 8th June 2016)

The latest news across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale.


Police are asking for help to find a missing woman who has connections in North Yorkshire. 

Cleveland Police says 54 year-old Miriam Townsend was last seen on Wednesday 1st June in Middlesbrough town centre. 

She is described as medium build, around 5ft 9”- 5ft 10” tall with short, blonde and grey hair. She was wearing a black cardigan, jeans and carrying a pink coat and purple handbag.

Anyone with information regarding Miriam’s whereabouts or anyone who may have seen her is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency 101 number. 

MFH Miriam Townsend


North Yorkshire Police are urgently trying to find a 16-year-old after a woman in her 40s was injured with what's being described as a "bladed weapon".

Armed officers were called to the village of Carlton, south of Selby, this morning.

You can find out more about this breaking story here.  




A £66,000 upgrade to Otley's ageing gas network has been announced.

The major project on Bondgate involves replacing 65m of existing metal gas mains with more durable plastic pipes.

You can find out more about the road closures that'll be in place here. 


This is the reason the trains aren't running today between Ilkley and Bradford...

Landslip Baildon

The picture shows a landslip in Baildon.

Network Rail's Area Director Neil Henry is quoted in a statement:

“Our team has been on site since yesterday evening and repairs to the landslip are already under way.

"We are working to get the line between Bradford Forster Square and Ilkey open as soon as possible and will provide a further update as soon as we know when repairs will be completed.

"I am sure when passengers see the photographs from the site they will understand why we cannot safely run trains today and I thank them for their patience while the work takes place.”


There was one story dominating conversation in Harrogate last night.

To put it in context this picture has now been shared over 650 times on Facebook from the Stray FM account alone. That's more than any post since the Christmas floods.

If you missed it, here is the evidence of a day this driver would rather forget...

Bower Road


Today's top story features a timely reminder of the dangers of swimming in open water.

In the week two boys were rescued in Ilkley, we've been speaking to Susan Mitchell from Harrogate who's son drowned in 2014.

There's more about both incidents here