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Action taken to remove unauthorised encampment in Eggborough

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As a result of an escalation in incidents linked to the encampment, North Yorkshire Police launched an operation to remove it. Using powers under section 61 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, which allows police to remove trespassers from land, the operation resulted in members of the traveller community leaving the site […]

Update on traveller camp at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club

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The land owner is progressing their own civil action. Superintendent Lindsey Robson, North Yorkshire Police’s commander for the York and Selby District said: “We are liaising closely with the travelling community based at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club who have reassured us that they will be leaving the site by tomorrow at the latest. “It’s not […]

Reward offered as rare crash helmet and motorbikes stolen in burglary in Whitley

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It happened at about 11am on Tuesday 17 July 2018 when items including two rare racing helmets worth approximately £4000 and  motorbikes were stolen from a house on Gravelhill Lane, Whitley. The victim, a man in his late 40s, has offered a reward of £500 for information leading to the recovery of his property. Officers are […]