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Light aircraft crash near Hambleton, Selby District, 25 Nov 2017

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The incident occurred at around 11.50am today (Saturday 25 November 2017). It is believed the aircraft crashed into a field near the end of the runway. Two men, the only occupants, had to be recovered by firefighters and paramedics. Both men have been taken to Leeds General Infirmary with suspected back and pelvic injuries. One […]

Update: Missing 74-year-old Selby man found

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Many thanks to all who shared our appeal. Original release: Appeal to find missing 74-year-old Selby man Police in Selby have issued an appeal to find a 74-year-old man who has gone missing. Denis Richardson was last seen in Aldi carpark in Selby at 3.30pm today (18 October 2017). Due to his age and the length […]

CCTV appeal following Selby burglary

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The incident happened at around 6.55pm on Saturday, 7 October 2017 in Fordlands, Thorpe Willoughby. Intruders broke in through a first-floor window and stole jewellery. They made off when the burglar alarm sounded. Police investigating the incident want to speak to two people pictured in the area by CCTV. If you recognise them, or if […]

Appeal for victims of Whiskey theft to come forward

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During a routine search of an address in Osgodby, Selby, officers discovered a large quantity of bottled whisky. It appears the bottles may be part of a larger private collection. Members of the public are urged to check whether they may be missing these items and anyone who feels they have been a victim of […]

Two children who died in M62 crash are named by police

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They are two-month-old Ahmadeesaa Motara and his sister, Asmaa Motara, aged 19 months, from the West Yorkshire area. North Yorkshire Police is preparing information for the coroner. Further to the appeal below, police are continuing to appeal for information from other motorists, including anyone who witness the crash, saw the car in the moments leading […]