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LIVE: Tuesday 14 June 2016

LIVE: Tuesday 14 June 2016

Published at 8:56am 14th June 2016. (Updated at 6:08pm 14th June 2016)

The latest news across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale.


A team of North Yorkshire footballers representing England have won the Seniors World Cup for the third time.

Harrogate Veterans secured a 1-0 victory over hosts Thailand in the final last Saturday, having beaten Scotland in the semi-final the previous night.

Former Huddersfield Town player Kenny Irons scored the only goal of the final.

Harrogate Veterans


A new defibrillator has been installed right in the heart of Harrogate’s town centre.

The life-saving machine, which is available 24 hours per day, seven days a week, is on the wall of St Peter’s Church at the corner of Cambridge Road and Cambridge Street.

The initiative was conceived by Reverend Sue Pearce, a member of St Peter’s clergy team.

Sue's late husband John’s life was saved by a defibrillator at York Station in January 2003.

St. Peter's Defibrilator001


Another day, another bomb scare.

After an unexploded shell was found in Harrogate yesterday, a suspicious wife has triggered a full-scale alert in Leeds by hiding a tracking device in her husband's car before he went to work.

See the full story here.


Another red kite has been found dead in North Yorkshire. 


In the last two months, five red kites in North Yorkshire have been shot or died in circumstances which suggest poisoning.


A North Yorkshire police officer has been sacked after wearing a woolly hat with "I love weed" written on it whilst he was on duty.

PC Simon Ryan also wrote rude slogans on a CV during a search and then showed it to colleagues.

He didn't record it as evidence and later destroyed it in the confidential waste at Northallerton Police Station.

A disciplinary panel ruled that his actions amounted to gross misconduct and he was dismissed.


A vigil for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting is going to be held at Ripon Cathedral tonight. 

49 people died when Omar Mateen stormed into a gay nightclub in Florida in the early hours of Sunday morning. 

This vigil has been organised by Ripon man Ben Metcalfe.

More details here.

Ben Metcalfe


Police are investigating reports of a suspicious van driving around the Cross Hills area on Saturday.

It pulled up alongside a young woman on Main Street and sounded its horn before the passenger began shouting "stay there" to her.

See the full story here.


Catch up on the latest business news here:


Otley is getting ready to welcome the 'Man in a Box'.

His appearance this Saturday comes alongside an appeal for more street entertainers to perform in the town.

Watch the man himself in action:


Tonight, a vigil will be held at Ripon Cathedral for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting.

You can see the full story here.


Good morning.

Well on Breakfast today, we asked you for one word summing up today's weather. 'Yuck' seemed to be the unanimous choice. Not that clever, but to the point.

And really, it could apply to the whole week - here's the five-day forecast.