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LIVE: Friday 10 June 2016

LIVE: Friday 10 June 2016

Published at 8:42am 10th June 2016. (Updated at 6:18pm 10th June 2016)

The latest news across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale.

5:54pm

Good luck to everyone taking part in the Great Knaresborough Bed Race tomorrow! 

To mark the 50th anniversary last year we compiled some photos looking back at the history of the great race.

bed race

Worth another look ahead of tomorrow's 51st edition- you can see more pictures here

 

4:19pm

Final preparations have been taking place ahead of the start of this year's Aegon Ilkley Trophy. 

The tournament, at Ilkley Tennis Club, returns for its second year after sell-out crowds twelve months ago.

The event features male and female professionals from around the world.

Ahead of the event getting underway tomorrow, we caught up with Tournament Director Charlie Maunde: 

 

You can find the proposed order of play here

2:10pm

A man caught driving at speeds of up to 150mph on the A1 with a three-year-old girl in his car has been jailed. 

31 year-old Thomas Birkbeck from Rotherham received a 32 month jail sentence.

Thomas Birkbeck

North Yorkshire Police has released dashcam and helicopter footage of the pursuit, which happened on the 17th May. 

You can find out more and see the footage here

12:43pm

More details have been released about Armed Forces Day in Skipton on June 26th. 

The Yorkshire Regiment is bringing a firing range and a climbing tower as well as their Corps of Drums display. 

You can find out more about what's being planned here

12:18pm

More than £3m has been granted to two North Yorkshire County Council bridge projects to help further protect them from flooding.

The funding was awarded by the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership. 

£1.4m has been given towards the County Council’s reconstruction of Tadcaster Bridge. The bridge partially collapsed due to the force of flood water following heavy rains over the Christmas period. 

£1.8m has been granted towards a £3.5m project to build a new bridge at Dalton to improve access to the village and safeguard jobs and support growth at Dalton Industrial Estate.

10:57am

A teenager that was arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning in the Selby area has been charged with intent to wound.

It's after a woman was injured in the village of Carlton on Wednesday.

The victim remains in hospital in a stable condition.

The teenager is due to appear at York magistrates court this morning. 

9:19am

Libraries aren't just about books, in this case they're about bikes as well.

You may remember the 'Bike Libraries' that opened following 2014's Tour de France designed to let people hire bikes for free.

We already have one in Starbeck and now's another has opened in Addingham and it's being backed by British cyclist Adam Yates (below)

Full story here

Adam Yates

8:46am

So we've heard a lot from volunteers this week. Here's the story of a Harrogate woman who helped save the life of an elderly cyclist.

SueGrant

Story here

8:44am

Morning everyone. Today's news is on the way, but first we need to put together our Euro 2016 sweepstake kit.

In the meantime, why not see if we're in store for a repeat of yesterday's sunshine (spoiler: we're not) and check the 5-day forecast.