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Covid response update

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“During the past week (12-18 April 2021), North Yorkshire Police has issued only seven Covid-related Fixed Penalty Notices. They occurred at the weekend and they were all for indoor gatherings – four in Ripon and three in Scarborough. In line with the gradual easing of the lockdown, our focus is very much on reacting to […]

Appeal following Land Rover theft in Whitby

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The incident occurred at around 5.20p on Monday 19 April and it is suspected that the vehicle, a red Land Rover Defender 90, was driven along the A171 from Whitby towards Guisborough following the theft. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing […]

***TRAFFIC ALERT***

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The A171 Whitby to Scarborough road is currently blocked in both directions following a two-vehicle collision at Pond Hill at 11.10am today (Saturday 10 April). One of the cars, a grey Hyundai i30, ended up on its roof. The occupants of the Hyundai or the red Citroen C1 were not seriously injured. The road has […]

Appeal after trials bike stolen in Malton burglary

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It happened at an address on Kingston Drive sometime between 8 and 9 April when the bike was taken from a garage. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and to locate the trials bike. Anyone with information, including any CCTV, dash-cam or doorbell camera footage, that […]

Operation to protect marine wildlife underway on Yorkshire Coast

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Operation Seabird was launched in 2020 on the coastline of North and East Yorkshire to tackle disturbance to marine wildlife. It is a partnership-led initiative combining involving North Yorkshire Police and Humberside Police along with the RSPCA, Yorkshire Marine Nature Partnership, the Flamborough Head European Marine Site Management Scheme, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and RSPB Bempton […]