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Witness appeal following fatal RTC near Skipton

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Emergency services were called at around 9.40pm on Friday 24 January 2020 following reports of a two vehicle RTC. The collision involved a silver Mercedes Vito van and a white Nissan Juke. Sadly the two occupants of the Nissan Juke, a man and woman, were pronounced dead at the scene. A woman from the Mercedes […]

Appeal following a burglary in Marshfield Road in Settle.

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It happened on Marshfield Road between 7pm and 7.30pm on Wednesday  22 January 2020 when a pair of Ugg boots were stolen from the property. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for David Burgess. You can also email David.Burgess@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk […]

CCTV/Witness Appeal for theft of spirits in Skipton

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It happened at the Tesco superstore in Craven Street at about 11.30pm on Monday 20 January and involved three white men all aged in their mid to late 30s. The thieves removed the security tags on the bottles of alcohol before placing them into large bags for life and leaving the store. The men then […]

Appeal following a house burglary in Skipton

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Thieves broke into the property, which is located on the edge of Airton, towards Settle, at some time between 4pm and 6pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020. They had gained access by using a large stone to smash the front door. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following burglary at Boots in Skipton

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At some point between 7.30-8pm on Saturday 18 January 2020, offenders have gained access to the roof of the rear part of the store, to the back of the High Street. Roof tiles have been  removed, to gain access to the roof space area and the offenders have then dropped down, through a lower ceiling, […]

Dangerous driver jailed for nine years for causing fatal collision

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Adam Kershaw, 29, of Booth Street, Cleckheaton, Kirklees, was sentenced today (Tuesday 31 December 2019) at Bradford Crown Court. He had previously pleaded guilty to ending the life of Joe Michael Keane, from Billinge near Wigan, who was travelling in his girlfriend’s black Peugeot car to celebrate his 28th birthday together. Kershaw admitted five other […]