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Archive – August, 2020

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Tribute to man who died in A61 collision

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Keiran, who lived in Ripon, was previously of the 49 Field Regiment Royal Artillery. Keiran was born in Fife, Scotland and moved around the country with his parents as the mining community was diminishing. The family eventually settled in Stoke-on-Trent where Keiran attended local schools. Following this Keiran joined the armed forces, taking the opportunity to […]

Van with flat tyre, agricultural diesel and no insurance, taken off the roads of North Yorkshire

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In the early hours of Thursday 6 August 2020, at about 1.45am, North Yorkshire Police officers stopped an Iveco Daily van on the A1(M) near Catterick. Despite being driven on a motorway, the vehicle had a completed deflated front tyre. Further checks found it had no insurance, and was running on red diesel. Red diesel, […]

Suspected poachers sent packing from Richmondshire

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At about 9am on Saturday 1 August 2020, members of a North Yorkshire Police Rural Watch group contacted their local police officer, after seeing a suspicious vehicle on land near Newton Morrell. Officers responded and, about an hour later, located the vehicle, and two men with dogs, near Barton. They were spoken to, and sent […]