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Volunteer-led roadshows aim to keep people safe at Christmas

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Focusing on online safety, personal safety and protecting your home and property, volunteers will be visiting towns across the county to hand out crime prevention advice, raise awareness of online crime and promote the North Yorkshire Community Messaging system. Community messaging allows members of the public to receive alerts about crime and incidents in their […]

Cross border quad bike theft suspects arrested

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At about 1am on Wednesday 15 November, an officer from North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group on patrol in Kildwick, near Skipton, spotted a quad bike being driven in suspicious circumstances. It was being followed closely behind by a VW Golf. Both vehicles were pursued by the officer along the A629 dual carriageway towards Steeton, […]

Appeal following recent theft of mobile phones from Skipton

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The incident took place on Sheep Street in Skipton at 2.10pm on Tuesday 7 November 2017. A man entered a mobile phone shop in the town centre and asked to view two Iphone  7 mobile phones. When handed them by the shop assistant, the man made off from the shop with the mobile phones. He was […]

Five hurt in A59 collision near Skipton

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Officers were called to the incident on the A59 at West Marton, near Skipton, at around 11.50pm on Saturday (21 October). It involved a Land Rover Defender and a Nissan Qashqai. Five people were injured, including three children aged nine to 15 who were in the Nissan, a man in his 60s who was driving […]

Appeal for witnesses following Skipton burglary

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of a lock up garage on 12/6/17 at Crag View Road In happened on Monday 12 June 2017 when a lock-up garage was broken into just off Whinny Gill Road, Skipton. The door was forced open and two motorcycles were subsequently stolen. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine […]