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‘New look’ Lifestyle Challenge is back for 2020!

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The good citizenship scheme, designed to get young people involved in community projects over the summer holidays, has under gone a few changes to take into account social distancing. But the ethos remains the same; to design and deliver worthwhile projects which make a real change in local communities and support the more vulnerable among […]

‘It could’ve been catastrophic’: Police warning after driver clocked at 54mph near a school

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The incident happened as children were being picked up outside Barton Primary School near Richmond. Another driver was recorded at 48mph in the same area. The roads were damp at the time, making stopping even more difficult. The offences were captured by a safety camera van operator, who said: “There were young kids out with […]

Appeal for witnesses following robbery in York

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It happened on Holgate Road, near the junction of Blossom Street, sometime between 12.30am and 1.30am on Saturday 4 July 2020. The victim, a man in his 40s, was taken to an area described as having a number of four story flats by a man who was aged around 19-20 years-old. The victim was then […]

Woman identified following CCTV appeal

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Thank you to all who shared the appeal and provided information. Original release: CCTV appeal following incident in Heslington Posted on 2 July 2020 The incident happened on Main Street in Heslington between 3pm and 4pm on 15 June 2020 and involved an altercation between two women. Officers are asking members of the public to get […]