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Archive – August, 2017

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Woman who died in collision on A64 near Scagglethorpe is named

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She was 70-year-old Jackie Lamb from Settrington, near Malton. Jackie’s family have released the following statement: “Norman, Vicki, Nicholas Lamb and their families are devastated at the loss of Jackie Lamb in this tragic accident. “Jackie was a much loved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, great aunt and friend to many.  She was a well known […]

Get your stuff security marked at Acomb Explore this Saturday

Get your stuff security marked at Acomb Explore this Saturday

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Police Support Volunteers will be on hand to mark people’s valuables using the ‘dot peen’ security marking machine. Dot peen marking involves using a tungsten carbide-tipped pin to indent an object with dots to create a visible, permanent unique number. The unique number will be registered on a database, vastly increasing the chances that it […]

Collision near Otley leaves motorcyclist seriously injured

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The collision occurred near Farnley Primary School on Sunday 6 August 2017 at around 2.30pm. The 41-year-old male rider, on a blue Honda motorcycle, was travelling from the Otley direction towards Farnley, and left the road to the nearside, avoiding a black 4×4 vehicle travelling in the opposite direction. The rider received serious, but not […]