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Archive – August, 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.

Appeal for dash-cam footage and witnesses after lorry crash on A64 near Tadcaster.

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It happened at around 4.20am between Tadcaster and Bramham when the lorry left the eastbound carriageway, crossed the central reservation and came to rest on the westbound carriageway. There were no other vehicles involved and the driver was uninjured. Anyone with any dash-cam footage, anyone who saw the lorry prior to the crash, or anyone […]

Community event to help keep Craven residents safe

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North Yorkshire Police will be at the joint event next week with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Age UK North Yorkshire and Darlington. The ‘Safe and Well in Craven’ event will take place at the Swadford Centre in Swadford Street, Skipton. As well as police and fire officers, Age UK and NatWest staff […]

Appeal following recent burglary in Weeton

Appeal following recent burglary in Weeton

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It happened on Wescoe Hill Lane between 9am and 7pm on Thursday 11 July 2019 and when a handbag (the same style as the one pictured) and quantity of cash was taken from a home. Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area on the above date or […]

Awards for action which saved life of Leeds man

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Six individuals, including four police officers and two members of the public, have been awarded resuscitation certificates from the Royal Humane Society (RHS) after their actions saved the life of Mr Bill Renton when he collapsed in Scarborough. Mr Renton was shopping with his wife in the Brunswick Centre in Scarborough on 15 June last […]

Poachers warned as police step up rural crime operation

Poachers warned as police step up rural crime operation

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The seasonal trend of illegal hare coursing matches the farming calendar, meaning there is typically an increase in poaching offences in September and October, after crops have been harvested, and fields are left empty and open. North Yorkshire Police have joined Operation Galileo, a major clampdown on poaching offences. Galileo is a national campaign, pioneered […]

Vital witness sought following York serious sexual assault

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To assist the investigation, officers would like to trace a woman who spoke to two teenage girls in the area of York Minster and McDonald’s on Blake Street. One of the teenage girls was very upset, which prompted the woman to ask about their welfare. The conversation would have taken place between 3.30am and 4.30am. […]