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Snow patrol: policing North Yorkshire, whatever the weather

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North Yorkshire is one of the safest places in England… and one of the most beautiful. We reckon a sprinkling of the white stuff makes it look even better! Here are some of our favourite snow pics and videos. Snow patrol – we’re on duty 24/7, working to keep you safe, in even the most […]

CCTV appeal following theft of outdoor clothing in Skipton

CCTV appeal following theft of outdoor clothing in Skipton

Posted on in Local appeals

It happened at the Ultimate Outdoors store on Coach street in Skipton at about 5pm on Saturday 17 March 2018 when a man entered the store and removed items of clothing from a display before leaving without making any attempt to pay for the items. The suspect was chased by staff and the goods were […]

Skipton supermarket murder: Life imprisonment for man who brutally murdered Jodie Willsher

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Neville John Hord, 44, of Great Horton Road, Bradford, was sentenced today (Thursday 15 March 2018) at Bradford Crown Court after he admitted his guilt. He will serve a minimum term of 30 years before being considered for parole.  The incident occurred at Aldi on Keighley Road at 3.27pm on Thursday 21 December 2017. 30-year-old […]

Appeal for information regarding criminal damage at trout hatchery near Skipton, which caused the death of 20,000 trout

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At some time between 2pm Saturday 24 February and 11am Sunday 25 February 2018 an unknown person has entered the Bolton Abbey Trout Hatchery near to Strid Wood and diverted an essential water supply pipe to a large storage tank containing 20,000 American Rainbow Trout. As a result of this, the water has become devoid […]

Appeal following recent arson in Skipton

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The arson happened on the junction of Romille Street and Sackville Street between 7am and 730pm on Saturday 13 January. One man has been arrested on suspicion of the arson. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the […]

Appeal following theft of Landrover Defender from Gargrave, Skipton

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The vehicle was stolen from a driveway on Church Street over night, some time between 10.30pm on Tuesday 2 January 2018 and 5.30am on Wednesday 3 January 2018. The vehicle, pictured below, is quite distinctive in that it now has a roof rack with ladders on and silver paw print stickers on the rear nearside […]