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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.

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 […]

Leeds man who died in A65 collision named

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He was 61-year-old Jonathan Jeffrey Viney from Leeds. Mr Viney died when the blue Suzuki GXS 1250 motorbike he was riding was involved in a collision with a silver Citroen Berlingo. He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by Air Ambulance, but sadly died a short time later. Anyone who saw the incident or who […]

Appeal following spate of burglaries in York

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Offenders are targeting properties that are undergoing building work/restoration and stealing tools from within the properties. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone who maybe selling cheap power tools. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Richard Tempest. You […]

Appeal following assault on taxi driver in York city centre

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Two women got into the victim’s dark coloured saloon taxi by the bus stop opposite Primark before one of the women became verbally abusive to the driver and struck him round the head. Both women then left the vehicle and walked off in the direction of Parliament Street. The suspect is described as white, medium build, aged […]