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Archive – April, 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.

Ready for a safe and secure Tour de Yorkshire 2019

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Hosted by Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation, the cycle race is attracting some of the biggest teams from around the world as they take on hills, dales, moors, towns, cities and villages across Yorkshire. There will be four full stages of racing: Stage 1 on Thursday 2 May: starts in Doncaster and ends […]

Damage to car in Hunmanby

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It happened at around 10.10pm on Tuesday 16 April 2019. The bonnet of the car was damaged by an unknown person running across it – footprints could clearly be seen across the bonnet and roof of the vehicle. Two males were seen in the area at the time, both described as aged around 14 – […]

Matrix Challenge launched in North Yorkshire

Matrix Challenge launched in North Yorkshire

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The Matrix Challenge is open to anyone aged 11-17 who is educated in the Yorkshire and Humber region.  It takes the form of an online game with cypher, coding and steganography challenges, plus a section testing application of the Computer Misuse Act.  Through playing the game, young people will become more aware of the law […]

Inspector Steve Breen: quarterly update on local policing in Ripon and the outer Harrogate area

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  Improving the quality of life in the community We have recently seen an increase in the number of anti-social behaviour reports which has had a detrimental impact on people who live and work here in our district. Our team has been busy working with our key partners and the community to reduce anti-social behaviour […]

Bradford drug dealer jailed for peddling crack and heroin in Harrogate

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In February 2019, Mohammad Khizer, 22, of Percival Street, Bradford, pleaded guilty at York Crown Court to three counts of possessing crack cocaine with intent to supply, one count of possessing heroin with intent to supply and one charge of dangerous driving. He was jailed for 62 months on 26 April 2019, banned from driving […]