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Litter picking event brings community together in York

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Young people from the area around the Little Knavesmire, off Albemarle Road, volunteered their time alongside local residents and police cadets at a litter picking session yesterday, Thursday 6 May 2021. Together they spent the evening gathering litter to keep the area looking clean and tidy. The event followed reports of antisocial behaviour last month […]

Appeal following assault in York supermarket car park

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It happened at 2.35pm on Saturday 17 April 2021, and involved a man assaulting another man by kicking him. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and identify the suspect. He is described as mid to late 30s, tall and slim, white with a southern accent. He […]

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 […]

Just the ticket: York PCSO uses local bus routes to connect with communities

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A Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) is boarding popular bus routes in York where members of the public can chat to them about any issues affecting their community. PCSO Ollie Maskell, of the York Neighbourhood Policing Team, is leading the initiative which is being done in full compliance with Covid restrictions for public transport, including […]

A new partnership launches in York to tackle underage drinking

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CAPs are made up of partnerships between local authorities, police, schools, retailers, neighbourhood groups and health providers, working together to prevent alcohol-related harm to young people and improve the quality of life for residents. 215 schemes have now been launched across England, Scotland and Wales.  In York, partners include North Yorkshire Police, City of York Council, Licensing, Youth Justice, Youth […]