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 […]
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.
The motorcyclist, who died in Leeds General Infirmary on the night of Friday 19 October 2018, can be named as Mr Ian Stewart, aged 63, from the Wakefield area. Mr Stewart was married with two adult children. Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, which happened on Coldhill Lane on the outskirts of […]
Police are appealing for information following two fatal collisions on the same road yesterday, Saturday 20 October 2018.
Mohamed Abdi, 26, of Tower Street, Leicester, Adirahman Shire, 22, of Oak Street, Leicester, and Julian Soares, 23, of Brixton, London, were found guilty of wounding by intent to cause grievous bodily harm and conspiracy to supply cocaine on 16 October 2018, following a two-week trial at Leeds Crown Court. Abdi pleaded guilty the conspiracy […]
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 […]
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 […]