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Footage of pursuit through York released as dangerous driver jailed

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WATCH: Dashcam footage as the pursuit unfolds WATCH: CCTV footage as camera operators track the chase through York Connor Glenwright, 21, who was on parole for robbery, reached speeds of more than 80mph, smashed into another car and drove on the wrong side of the road during the incident. It happened in February, when police […]

Toolkit launched to help police tackle UK badger crime

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The National Wildlife Crime Unit’s Badger Persecution Priority Delivery Group (BPPDG) is today, National Badger Day (6 October 2020), launching a toolkit of resources to support police officers in investigating crimes against badgers. Badgers are one of the UK’s most persecuted species, despite having one of the highest levels of protection in law and it […]

York woman reunited with bicycle after theft

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A woman has been reunited with her bike after it was believed stolen from York District Hospital whilst she was working last Thursday night (14 May 2020). The woman finished her night shift to discover her bike lock had been cut and her bike taken at some point during the night or early morning. North […]

It’s all kicking off in York

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North Yorkshire Police has organised a 7-a-side football tournament for two age groups (13-14 and 15-16) to be held at York Sports Village on 12 April 2020. The winners will go on to compete in the national finals in London on 28 June 2020. Mixed gender and girls only teams are welcome to take part. […]

Animal Hero Award for North Yorkshire wildlife cop

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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 […]

Awards for action which saved life of Leeds man

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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 […]