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Witness appeal following serious collision on A56 Thornton in Craven

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At 1.15am Saturday 21 September 2019 a silver Ford Focus, which was travelling towards Barnoldswick from the Skipton direction, left the road and collided with a tree, near to the junction with Brearlands. The male driver of the car suffered critical injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary.  The road was closed in both […]

Why everyone needs to support Operation Owl

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Why is it important that as many people support Operation Owl as possible? In many parts of the UK, birds of prey have been persecuted repeatedly for years, either by being shot, poisoned, or trapped. In some cases individual birds have been targeted several times, for example in our latest investigation into the death of […]

Appeal for information after York city centre assault

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The incident happened around 3.45am on Thursday 19 September when a man suffered an unprovoked attack, sustaining injuries to his face which required hospital treatment. He has since been discharged from hospital and is home with his family. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident in particular […]

Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision on A6055 at Leeming Bar

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A white Ford Transit drop side and a black BMW were in collision on the A6055 (old A1) at Leeming. The Ford Transit, which was travelling towards the A1M interchange , collided with the BMW travelling in the opposite direction towards the services The driver of the BMW was flown by air ambulance to James […]

Appeal for information following Acomb assault

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information after a member of staff was assaulted at the McColl’s store on Gale Lane, Acomb. The incident happened at around 9.10pm on Saturday 14 September and involved a male who went into the store and assaulted a member of staff. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation […]