A SKIPTON man is to stand trial after denying threatening behaviour.

Harry Barker, 63, denies using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour causing another person harassment, alarm or distress on September 23 last year in Cavendish Street.

Barker, of Greatwood Avenue, appeared before Skipton Magistrates' Court on Friday when he denied the charge and when is case was adjourned for trial to the Skipton court in July.