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How my experience of dealing with fatal motorbike crashes could make you a safer rider

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Have you noticed that bikers are obsessed with statistics? I’ve been riding for decades and I’m the first to admit my brain is chocked full of brilliantly useless motorbike stats – top speeds of the world’s fastest production bikes, the 0-60 times of anything on two wheels, winning lap times at whatever racetrack you care […]

14 tips for keeping your home secure

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                          Check that all your doors and windows are locked – even if you’re only popping out for a minute. Fit deadlocks to all outside doors – burglars hate them because you need a key to open them from the inside as well […]

The A-Z of online fraud

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With all the convenience the internet brings, it is important to be aware of potential online risks. Here Detective Inspector Jon Hodgeon, Head of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Fraud and Economic Crime Unit shares the A-Z of online fraud to help you recognise some of the most common scams.   A – Application Fraud Application Fraud […]

Demanding to be seen – a blog by Temporary Chief Constable Lisa Winward

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Despite budget cuts over recent years, we’ve been determined to protect the front-line. And while neighbourhood policing remains the bedrock of our service to the public, policing today goes much, much further than this. The Internet has profoundly shaped our world and has led to rapid changes in how lots of us live our lives. […]

North Yorkshire Police celebrates reaching 100,000 Facebook followers

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The police force is celebrating by releasing a video to say thank you to its followers for helping to solve crime, track down wanted criminals, spreading awareness of important causes, bringing missing people safely home and much more. They started using social media in 2009 with the launch of their Twitter account and since then they have […]