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Severe accident: A169 North Yorkshire both ways

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A169 North Yorkshire both ways severe accident, from Eskdaleside to Cow Wath Bank.

A169 North Yorkshire - A169 Blue Bank in Sleights closed and it's very slow in both directions from the Eskdaleside junction to the Cow Wath Bank junction, because of an accident.

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

Damaged wires on East Coast Main Line causing disruption

There's disruption to trains in Yorkshire after damage to overhead wires on the East Coast Main Line for the second time this month.

The disruption comes after a similar incident on 10 July when all lines were blocked after damage to overhead wires:

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While LNER have confirmed that the 15:45 service form Leeds to Kings Cross has been terminated at Doncaster.

National Rail say trains may be cancelled or delayed by up to 90 minutes and customers can use their tickets on "reasonable routes".

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Severe disruption: A171 North Yorkshire westbound

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A171 North Yorkshire westbound severe disruption, at Woodlands Drive.

A171 North Yorkshire - A171 Scalby Road in Scarborough closed and it's slow westbound at the Woodlands Drive junction.

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

In pictures: Yorkshire in the heatwave

York city centre has looked more like the French Riviera today, according to one person on the riverside.

This photo below was taken in the "baking hot summer sunshine", Garry Hornet said:

Garry Hornet

Whitby looks amazing, too, as this photo taken from the famous whale bones shows:


And it's been blue skies and busy beaches at Scarborough too, with people enjoying 25C heat:

People on the beach in Scarborough
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