The collision, which occurred on Askwith Moor Road between Fewston Reservoir and Otley at 2.39pm on Sunday (24 February 2019), involved a black Peugeot car travelling towards the A59 and a blue and white older-style Yamaha motorcycle travelling towards Otley. The rider of the motorcycle, a 48-year-old man from the Leeds area, was airlifted to […]
Archive – February, 2019
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 incident occurred on Springfield Avenue, near to the Premier Inn, at 1.24pm on Saturday (23 February 2019). Police officers and paramedics attempted to revive the man but he sadly dead at Harrogate District Hospital. Next of kin have not yet been informed. A police cordon has been put in place at the scene while […]
The collision occurred on the A661 at Plompton, close to Plumpton Rocks, at around 7am on Monday 4 February 2019. It involved a silver Skoda Octavia, a silver Mercedes CLA 220d AMG and an unknown vehicle. The Skoda was travelling towards Spofforth from Harrogate when it struck the oncoming unknown vehicle. This caused the Skoda […]
Officers have been able establish conclusively that nobody had been forced into a van, nobody has been taken, and nobody was at risk. We are mindful that this has caused a great deal of concern in the local community and on social media. We thank people for supporting the investigation and we are pleased that […]
Deputy Chief Constable Phil Cain, of North Yorkshire Police, said: “As a force, we were deeply saddened by Mr Turner’s death, not least the officers involved in the operation at the time, and our thoughts and sympathies remain with Mr Turner’s family and friends. “As the Independent Office for Police Conduct has highlighted, no evidence […]
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following the theft of two quad bikes in Arncliffe. The vehicles were taken between 12.30am and 1am on Thursday, 21 February. The first was taken from a stone outbuilding on a farm and a second from a driveway of a neighbouring farm. Officers would like to speak with […]