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Archive – September, 2017

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Cyclists urged to light up in Thirsk, Easingwold and Bedale

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From 1 October 2017 until spring 2018, officers will be proactively advising cyclists on the steps they can take to ensure they remain safe as they cycle. Speaking about the campaign PCSO Nigel Warby from the Thirsk local policing team said: “As the clocks go back and the nights get darker, it’s easy for cyclists […]

Dark web drugs duo jailed for more than 17 years

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Ross Brennan, who masterminded the operation that made around £450,000, was described by a judge as a “sophisticated and arrogant” “21st-century criminal”.  With his friend, computer programmer Aarron Gledhill, he conspired to import fentanyl – which is up to 100 times stronger than heroin – and other drugs from around the world.   Brennan set up an “online supermarket” on the […]