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Archive – August, 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.

Scarborough drug driver banned from roads for 28 months

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Ian James Newsome of Dean Road, Scarborough was ordered to pay over £700 in fines and costs, carry out 300 hours of unpaid work and banned from the roads for 28 months. A pedestrian contacted North Yorkshire Police at 8.10am on Friday 3 March 2017 to report a near miss with a car on Huntriss […]

Police investigate persecution of breeding marsh harriers

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In May 2017 a pair of marsh harriers was discovered nesting on moorland forming part of Middleton and Denton moors near the village of Denton in North Yorkshire. The site was monitored by RSPB investigators who photographed the nest containing five eggs. The adult birds were observed at the nest. A camera was set up […]

£8,100 fine for man who killed geese in North Yorkshire

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Raymond William Twiddle, 83, of West Knapton, near Malton, pleaded guilty to intentionally killing three greylag geese at Scarborough Magistrates Court on Monday 7 August 2017. A member of the public called North Yorkshire Police on 24 April 2017, to report seeing a man killing gosling chicks with a spade and then burying them. Officers […]