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Archive – March, 2017

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Misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime from Wednesday 10 May 2017

Misogyny to be recognised as a hate crime from Wednesday 10 May 2017

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  To help outline what misogyny hate crime is, we have worked alongside a group of women from York St John University and have made a short film which captures them talking about their personal experiences of misogynistic behaviour, how it made them feel and their reaction to the fact that is behaviour is to […]

Man charged with murder of York man

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He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at York Magistrates’ Court this afternoon (7 March 2017). The deceased has been identified as Shaun Skelton of Chancery House, Holgate Road, York. Police have renewed their appeal for information about the incident and are asking anyone who has any information to contact them […]

Special boost to North Yorkshire Police

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The new, volunteer officers were attested – which is which is when they are sworn in and given their warrant cards – in front of family and friends at Northallerton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday evening (2 March 2017). Their attestation marks the end of three months of intensive training and they will now be assigned […]

101 non-emergency number issues – now rectified

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We are currently experiencing intermittent issues with the 101 non-emergency phone number. Please bear with us if you are delayed in getting through. Emergency calls to 999 are not affected, but we would ask people not to call 999 unless it is a genuine emergency. We hope to have the problem resolved as soon as […]