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Archive – March, 2017

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Appeal for information regarding collision between female cyclist and lorry in York

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The blue Jewson’s lorry was turning left from Hazel Court onto James Street and the cyclist was travelling along James Street towards Lawrence Street, when the collision occurred. The cyclist, a 25-year-old woman from the York area suffered serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary where she remains in a […]

Police grants available for community projects

Police grants available for community projects

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The North Yorkshire Police Property Fund is a pot of funding generated from the auction of property which has either been seized or confiscated as part of criminal investigations and which, despite its best efforts, the Force has been unable to return to its rightful owners. Over the past five years, over £120,000 has been redistributed to community […]

Turning stolen goods into money for communities, not criminals

Turning stolen goods into money for communities, not criminals

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Mountain bikes, perfume and jewellery; tools, TVs and tablets.  You’d be surprised at the range and volume of stolen, confiscated and found items that find a temporary home in our police stations.  In an ideal world, these goods would all be reunited with their rightful owners. However, there are many items which haven’t been property-marked […]