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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.

North Yorkshire Police comment on today’s events in Westminster

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Commenting on the day’s events, the Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police, Dave Jones, said: “By now many people will have seen news coverage of the attack that took place at Westminster earlier today.  I would like to reassure the public that there is no intelligence to suggest that there has been any change in the […]

Update: Man identified following Copmanthorpe CCTV appeal

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Original release: CCTV appeal following vehicle damage in Copmanthorpe  North Yorkshire Police has issued CCTV images of a man and two women they would like to speak to after a number of vehicles were damaged in Copmanthorpe. It happened at approx. 3.30am on Sunday 19 March 2017 on Fairfax Way, Barons Crescent and St Giles […]

NYP launches initiative to close legal loopholes against dog attacks on livestock

NYP launches initiative to close legal loopholes against dog attacks on livestock

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Since September 2013 there have been 325 reported dog attacks on livestock in North Yorkshire, and it’s a similar picture in some other rural areas*. Injury to livestock can cost farmers and livestock owners thousands of pounds, but police and countryside campaigners are concerned that there may be gaps in the current laws that make […]

Dangerous driver sent to prison for two and a half years for causing serious collision in Harrogate

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Ethan Wells-Smith of Darley, Harrogate pleaded guilty to driving whilst over the prescribed limit for alcohol, driving whilst disqualified, causing injury by dangerous driving and aggravated vehicle taking. Wells-Smith stole a Mercedes Sprinter van from a property in Darley earlier that Sunday evening. Whilst consuming two cans of beer behind the wheel and attempting to […]