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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.

Appeal following assault on a man in Burnside Avenue, Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

The assault approximately 4.55pm on Thursday 25 October 2018 and involved two men in their late teens to early 20’s. One of the men was pushing a mountain bike. The two men carried out an unprovoked attack on another man who was walking with a woman towards the footbridge over the railway line toward Carleton Road. We are requesting […]

Missing York woman located safe and well following appeal

Posted on in Missing people

Original release: Urgent appeal to find missing York woman Officers have issued an urgent appeal to help find a woman missing from York. 66 year-old Jeanette Wainhill was last seen the Fulford Road area of York at around at 11.30pm on Saturday 27 October 2018. Jeanette is described as White, around 5ft 2ins tall, of stocky build, […]

Community thanked following protests in Scarborough town centre

Posted on in News stories

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

Posted on in Blogs

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

Posted on in News stories

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

Posted on in News stories

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 […]