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Appeal following two recent burglaries at West Witton, Leyburn

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The first burglary happened on Chantry Garth between 4 and 7 March 2020. It involved unknown offender(s) smashing the rear window of the property, before performing an untidy search, taking some jewellery and exiting the property. The second burglary happened The Wensleydale Heifer Hotel on Main Street overnight between 15 and 16 March 2020. It […]

Family pay tribute to man who died in Aysgarth collision

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He was John Spurling, 74. Mr Spurling was visiting the UK from his home in Perth, Western Australia. In a statement, Mr Spurling’s family said: “The profound sorrow at the loss of our dad in such tragic circumstances is almost overwhelming. His sudden loss has devastated us and his many friends. We are so grateful […]

Appeal after man assaulted in attempted robbery by occupants of Mercedes-Benz

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It happened at around 4am this morning (Monday 9 March) when the victim noticed what is described as a dark-coloured Mercedes-Benz acting suspiciously on Marygate in the village. The four male occupants exited the Mercedes-Benz and began to punch and kick the victim in an attempt to get his phone before leaving the scene in […]