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Archive – August, 2017

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Witness appeal following Hawes serious motorcycle collision

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At about 11.40am on Saturday 5 August 2017, on the B6255 at Widdale Foot between Hawes and Newby Head, a black and red motorcycle left the road and collided with a wall. The rider, a man in his 30s, suffered serious injuries, and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital. Anyone who saw the motorcycle involved […]

Appeal for witnesses following recent burglary in York

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  It happened at the garages on Shaw Terrace behind East Mount Road between 14 July 2017 and 15 July 2017 and involved a garage door being forced open and damage being caused to a vehicle inside. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the […]

20,000 milestone for North Yorkshire Community Messaging

20,000 milestone for North Yorkshire Community Messaging

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North Yorkshire Community Messaging (NYCM) is a free system that allows people to register to receive the latest crime, safety and community news happening in their local neighbourhoods. It was launched in April 2016, and is now used by North Yorkshire Police, the Police and Crime Commissioner, Neighbourhood Watch, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, […]

Bogus caller warning for Selby village

Bogus caller warning for Selby village

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Officers have received a number of reports in recent days of people knocking on doors and asking for food and drink, or offering ‘handyman’ services in exchange for payment. PC Colin Baker, of Selby Police, said: “Most people who call at your home will be genuine. But sometimes, people turn up unannounced, with the intention […]

Appeal for witnesses after Skipton play area graffitied

Appeal for witnesses after Skipton play area graffitied

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It is believed to have happened over the weekend of 29 and 30 July and involved a number of rocks and trees being sprayed with yellow paint. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone […]