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Archive – June, 2021

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.

Pride Month: Celebration, unity and solidarity

Posted on in Good News

June is Pride month – a month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. Pride is about communities coming together in celebration, protest, unity and solidarity. Pride is usually celebrated with big parades and marches, but with social distancing restrictions still in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, things will be a little […]

“Call it sixth sense but I knew immediately that any thoughts I had of trying to persuade him to seek help were too late”

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“Step one, you say, ‘We need to talk’. He walks, you say ‘sit down, it’s just a talk’. In hindsight, the song lyrics from The Fray’s song ‘How to save a life’ was the last 15 years of my relationship with my late father, Michael, “And I still wish today that I’d been able to […]

Body found near Moor Lane Bridge in York

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Officers attended an area near to Moor Lane Bridge. Sadly, the body of a man in his 70s was located in the area in the early hours of Thursday 24 June. The man’s family have been informed. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report will be prepared […]

Appeal for two cyclists to come forward after witnessing collision on Askwith Moor Road

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It happened on Saturday 19 June at about 4.30pm when the motorcycle, that was travelling towards Otley on the Askwith Moor Road, was involved in a collision with the Auris, that was travelling in the opposite direction.  The motorcyclist was taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries before being released from hospital two days […]

Appeal following recent assault in Deighton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened between 11.40pm on Saturday 12 June and 12.30am on 13 June 2021, when the male victim was walking alone along Tofts Lane, which turns into Spring Hill, before he took the bridle path to the left and emerging onto Blind Lane. A vehicle, believed to be a silver hatchback with at least three […]