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Cyclist left injured in road after collision involving 4×4 near Stainforth

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The collision occurred at about 1.35pm on Tuesday 12 May 2020 on the B6479 at Sherwood Brow near to Stainforth, north of Settle. A woman on a bicycle was travelling down the B6479 from Horton-in-Ribblesdale towards Settle when a dark-coloured Isuzu 4×4, with an aluminium hard back, towing a tri-axle cattle trailer, attempted to overtake […]

Skipton men arrested for class A drugs offences in the town

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Just before midday on Wednesday 6 May 2020, an officer on patrol noticed a VW Golf car in suspicious circumstances on Carleton Road in Skipton. The vehicle came to a stop on Keighley Road, and one man got out, after which the car drove off. The officer detained the first man, and radioed for other […]

Cyclist in fatal collision in the Dales

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The incident happened around 4.20pm yesterday (Wednesday 22 April). It involved a single pedal cyclist who was travelling from Pateley Bridge towards Grassington. The 66-year-old man sadly was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for a number of hours while police examined the scene. We are appealing for witnesses or anyone who […]

Two men arrested for Class A drug supply in Craven

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At about 2pm on Thursday 16 April 2020, officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Operational Support Unit – who were on patrol near Skipton – noticed a black Volkswagen Golf on Main Street, Cross Hills. A short time later, the car was parked in a supermarket car park nearby. Officers spoke to the driver and passenger, […]

Skipton: Man charged with assaulting ambulance crew after alleged spitting and cough-in-face coronavirus threats

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The incident occurred on the town’s Broughton Road at 7.55pm on Sunday (12 April 2020). It is understood that the man had called for medical assistance himself due to a possible seizure. It is alleged that he became aggressive inside the ambulance and spat at the two crew members. It is also alleged that he […]