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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M62 North Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 North Yorkshire westbound severe disruption, from J34 for A19 Selby Road Selby to J33 for A162.

    M62 North Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 westbound from J34, A19 (Selby) to J33, A162 (Ferrybridge Services), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) North Yorkshire both ways severe disruption, from A1 to A6136.

    A1(M) North Yorkshire - A1(M) closed in both directions from A1(M) J51 Leeming Bar to A6136, Catterick, because of a police incident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A1(M) North Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) North Yorkshire southbound severe accident, from J46 for B1224 to J45 for A659.

    A1(M) North Yorkshire - Two lanes closed and heavy traffic on A1(M) southbound from J46, B1224 (Wetherby) to J45, A659 (Boston Spa), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Health Secretary to hear concerns about Bridlington Hospital

    The Health Secretary has agreed to visit Bridlington Hospital amid concerns about its future, according to the East Yorkshire MP Sir Greg Knight.

    Bridlington Hospital

    The York Teaching Hospital NHS Trust is currently reviewing hospital services in both Bridlington and Scarborough, leading to fears that more services might be centralised at York Hospital.

    The site has lost several services including its maternity unit and acute medical care in the last decade.

    Sir Greg Knight invited Matt Hancock to visit Bridlington Hospital to try and persuade him that more services should be based there.

  5. Prolific burglar banned from York for three years

    A prolific burglar has been banned from York for three years and forbidden from entering non-public areas of any shop in England and Wales.

    Gemma Mitchell

    Gemma Mitchell has been prohibited from entering York by a court after stealing wallets, purses, bank and credit cards from staff areas in 13 businesses.

    Mitchell, 24, admitted burglaries and fraud by false representation when she appeared at Sheffield Crown Court.

    She must now stay at a rehabilitation property in Scarborough for six months.

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A1(M) West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) West Yorkshire southbound severe accident, from J45 for A659 to J44 for A64.

    A1(M) West Yorkshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on A1(M) southbound from J45, A659 (Boston Spa) to J44, A64 (Bramham), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, from J50 for A61 to J51 for A1.

    A1(M) North Yorkshire - One lane closed on A1(M) northbound from J50, A61 (Baldersby) to J51, A1 (Leeming Bar), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Pair wearing 'Scream' masks attack delivery man

    Two people wearing Scream masks attacked an elderly fast food delivery man in Whitby on Halloween night, according to North Yorkshire Police.

    Scream mask

    Officers say the pair pulled the 73-year-old man to the ground and demanded his takings on Southend Gardens just before 21:00 on Wednesday.

    They left without taking anything.

  9. Police look for man over voyeurism incident

    Do you know this man?

    Detectives a want to talk to him about a suspected incident of voyeurism in Harrogate.

    CCTV

    He is described as being between 40 and 65, wearing spectacles and has grey hair.

  10. More strike action on Northern trains before Christmas

    Train users in Yorkshire are facing more strike action on Northern services in the run-up to Christmas.

    Northern train

    The Rail and Maritime Union (RMT) has announced five more walkouts on Saturdays between 17 November and 15 December.

    A strike on Northern trains is already expected to go ahead tomorrow and Saturday 10 November in the long-running row over the role of guards.

    The company says there will be a significantly reduced service.

    You can find out which trains are running here.

  11. 'Lucky' escape for woman after crash

    A driver in North Yorkshire had a lucky escape from this crash in the early hours of this morning:

    Car crash

    The crash happened on the A661 near Spofforth, but the woman driving the car managed to escape from the wreckage.

    Car crash

    The woman was left with only a minor injury, police described her as a "very lucky young lady".

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, from J33 for A162 to J34 for A19 Selby Road Selby.

    M62 West Yorkshire - Slow traffic on M62 eastbound from J33, A162 (Ferrybridge Services) to J34, A19 (Selby), because of a broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  13. North Yorkshire's 'Paw patrol' on the TV

    Dogs and their handlers from North Yorkshire Police are to star in their own TV series.

    Police dogs

    Dog Detectives, which starts next Monday on channel Quest Red, is a 10-part series which follows the force's dog unit as they fight crime across the county.

    Camera crews have been following the unit since early this year.

    They've been capturing the challenges of detecting anything from missing people to fleeing criminals, firearms and drugs.

    The unit's PC Martin Gayles said: “I’m proud to be part of the police dog family and be able to highlight the vital contribution we bring to operational policing.”

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    Severe accident: A1 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1 South Yorkshire northbound severe accident, from A638 to A639 Woodfield Road.

    A1 South Yorkshire - A1 in Skellow blocked and stationary traffic northbound from Red House to Barnsdale Bar, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  15. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A19 North Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A19 North Yorkshire southbound severe accident, from A64 to Wheldrake Lane.

    A19 North Yorkshire - A19 in Fulford blocked and queuing traffic southbound from Fulford Interchange to the Wheldrake Lane junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  16. Village bans sale of energy drinks to kids

    Independent shops in a North Yorkshire village have banned the sale of energy drinks to children.

    Energy drinks on a shelf

    It has claimed the drinks, which are high in caffeine and sugar, have led to a rise in anti-social behaviour in Colburn, Richmondshire.

    The government is consulting on making it illegal for anyone below the age of 18 to buy the drinks, with some supermarkets already banning the sale.