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Archive – October, 2018

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Get Safe Online Week: 21 Brits defrauded every minute because of oversharing on social media

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New research produced for this year’s Get Safe Online Week – which starts today (Monday 22 October 2018) – has revealed that the nation is sleepwalking towards fraud with the problem being so severe that 21 people are targeted every minute as a result of unwittingly ‘oversharing’ on social media. Despite half the nation falling […]

Appeal after motorcyclist seriously injured near Sherburn-in-Elmet

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It happened on Coldhill Lane on the outskirts of Sherburn-in-Elmet at around 1.45pm and involved a beige, Skoda Octavia travelling from the direction of Lotherton Hall towards Sherburn, and a blue and white, BMW motorcycle travelling in the same direction. As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist, a 63-year-old man from the Wakefield area […]

Appeal after 7-year-old injured by small motorbike

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It happened at around 7.50pm on the night of Thursday 18 October 2018. The girl was taken to Scarborough District Hospital for treatment to a broken leg and cuts. Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anyone riding a small motorbike in the minutes leading up to […]