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Archive – October, 2018

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Community thanked following protests in Scarborough town centre

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Approximately 50 members of the Yorkshire Patriots group took part in the demonstration and march, with around 50 counter-protesters from Unity in attendance. There were no arrests and no incidents to report. Neighbourhood officers, council community workers and other leaders from the community were present throughout the day in Scarborough to keep residents informed and […]

10 top tips for staying safe this Halloween

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1. Some masks can obstruct vision, a potential danger, when crossing roads. Consider using face paints instead. 2. If your children are out on the streets, make sure they are wearing visible clothing – consider using reflective tape. 3. When trick or treating, Children should go out in groups, younger children should be accompanied by […]

Young people reminded about the dangers of sharing images online

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The campaign, originally published in the summer of 2015, centres around three videos which encourages boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18 to think before they post images and information online. The re-launch of the campaign coincides with October half term – when children are off school and spending more time online. […]

Playtime Beds boss sent to prison for more than three years

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The owner of a Sheffield bed manufacturer, 37-year-old Craig Williams of Park View Road, Kimberworth, appeared at Leeds Crown Court today (Friday 26 October 2018) and was sentenced to three years and four months in prison. He was given 21 months for the fraud charge and 19 months for the breach of Section 3 of the […]

Police and council prepared for Scarborough protest

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A counter-demonstration against the group is expected to take place at the same time. This will have an impact upon the town centre on Saturday afternoon, particularly between 1.30pm and around 2.30pm. Disruption is expected in the vicinity of Vernon Road, Aberdeen Walk and the area outside the Brunswick Shopping Centre. North Yorkshire Police have […]

Appeal following criminal damage to a Isuza vehicle in Leyburn

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The vehicle was parked on the roadside in the centre of West Burton village, where it was damaged between 5pm on Saturday 20 October and 12pm on Sunday 21 October 2018. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should […]