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Archive – August, 2018

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.

Top gardening tips to help keep your home secure

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By designing and maintaining your garden with the following tips from the Secured by Design initiative, you’ll be reducing your chances of becoming a victim of crime. Rear fences should be two metres high, including a trellis to support plants but not to support the weight of a possible intruder. Keep fences and plants in the […]

A blog from our newly appointed Chief Constable Lisa Winward

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I first joined North Yorkshire Police 25 years ago as a Special Constable, and discovered that I had a real passion for policing and was determined from that point forwards that I wanted to join the police service as a full-time officer. Having joined Humberside Police in 1994, I never expected that one day I’d […]

Witness appeal following fatal collision on the A65 near Skipton

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Shortly after 10am on Thursday 16 August 2018, police received a report of a collision on the A65 Skipton bypass, near to the entrance to Skipton Golf Club. The collision involved a grey Mazda 3 travelling towards Harrogate and grey BMW X1 travelling towards Gargrave. The driver of the Mazda, a 90-year-old man from the […]

Appeal following a burglary at a property on Esplanade Gardens in Scarborough

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The incident took place in Esplanade Gardens between 4.00pm on 15 June 2018 and 8.00am on 18 June 2018 and involved the offenders entering a property, that at the time was under renovation, and stealing a quantity of tools. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In […]

Appeal for witnesses following burglary and criminal damage at Hamilton Panthers Football Pavilion

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It happened between 9pm on Tuesday 14 August 2018 and 11.15am on Wednesday 15 August 2018 when a CCTV system was also stolen from inside this premises which is located on Knavesmire Road. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about who may […]