A MAJOR training exercise involving several emergency services is taking place at a North Yorkshire military base today.

North Yorkshire Police, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and the Royal Air Force are all taking part the exercise at RAF Dishforth today.

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A police spokesman said: "You may see increased activity at this location, along with a number of emergency service vehicles so please don’t be alarmed.

Exercises like this one play a key role in ensuring we are always ready to respond to a whole range of incidents and enable us to test out our capabilities and skills alongside our partner organisations."

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