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Archive – October, 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.

Large public sector procurement bodies join forces to support suppliers

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YPO launched its ‘Meet the Buyer’ days in May 2018, inviting suppliers from across the UK to meet with YPO category buyers to discuss contract opportunities and share ideas for innovative procurement. Since its launch, YPO has meet with over 100 different organisations that supply products and services in energy, ICT, food, HR, fleet, marketing, […]

Advice issued to residents of Clifton Moor, Haxby, Wigginton and Strensall following fire at B&M store

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Emergency services are in attendance and the A1237 has been closed between the Wigginton roundabout and Tesco. Due to thick smoke, visibility is limited and driving conditions are hazardous. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Advice has been issued to residents in the Clifton Moor, Haxby, Wigginton and Strensall areas to stay indoors and […]

Fire at B&M store at Clifton Moor in York

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The area around the store has been evacuated and the A1237 ring road between Wigginton roundabout and the Tesco roundabout is currently closed to allow emergency services to attend the scene. Smoke is drifting across the A1237 road and causing hazardous conditions. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Residents in the area are advised […]

York: Dangerous sex attacker given life sentence

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Abrar Khan, 30, formerly of Boroughbridge Road, York, was sentenced today (Friday 12 October 2018) at York Crown Court for rape and robbery.  He has to serve a minimum of eight years before being considered for parole. He has also been handed a lifetime licence. The incident occurred between 7pm and 7.16pm on 2 January […]

Appeal following recent burglary in Gargrave

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following a burglary in Gargrave. The incident occurred at a property on the High Street between Thursday, 27 September and Saturday, 6 October. Offenders gained entry to the property through rear patio doors by using a garden fork to pry them open. Anyone who witnessed anything […]