North Yorkshire Police Inspector Kevin Kelly was last week presented with a Special Recognition accolade at the 2019 Daily Mirror Animal Hero Awards for his dedication to tackling wildlife crime. The national awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London recognise and celebrate the most inspiring examples of bravery, dedication and resilience in the […]
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Six individuals, including four police officers and two members of the public, have been awarded resuscitation certificates from the Royal Humane Society (RHS) after their actions saved the life of Mr Bill Renton when he collapsed in Scarborough. Mr Renton was shopping with his wife in the Brunswick Centre in Scarborough on 15 June last […]
North Yorkshire Police Rural and Wildlife Crime Officer Graham Bilton and RSPCA officers seized two caged goldfinches from the men who admitted to the illegal possession and control of the wild birds. On examination, the birds were found to have recent damage to their plumage and were behaving in an agitated manner. On expert advice, […]
Primary school children from across York and Selby will learn vital safety advice in a series of workshops and activity sessions run by North Yorkshire Police at Askham Bryan College. The Crucial Crew events have taken place in North Yorkshire for over 25 years and teach children a wide variety of skills and knowledge to […]
At about 4pm on Saturday 6 July 2019, Joe Brook, 28, and Dylan Foster, 18, from Leeds, spotted a man falling into the sea from the harbour car park pier – a height of about 10 feet. Acting quickly, Joe entered the water while Dylan watched the man in the water to guide his friend’s […]
Sergeant Kevin Kelly has been praised by the charity for his enthusiasm and commitment to animals and particularly tackling horrific crimes such as badger baiting and cock fighting. He collected his award from actor Peter Egan at the RSPCA Honours event hosted by John Bishop held at 195 Piccadilly, the famous home of BAFTA in […]