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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 […]

Men cautioned for possession of wild birds

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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, […]

York and Selby primary school children learn vital safety advice

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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 […]

RSPCA award police officer for wildlife crime prevention work

RSPCA award police officer for wildlife crime prevention work

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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 […]