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Cliff edge campers receive fixed penalty notices for perilous trip

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North Yorkshire Police were contacted at 1.30pm on Saturday 27 February 2021 by HM Coastguard, who had received a report from a member of the public who was concerned about the location of a tent near to a cliff edge at Port Mulgrave, on the Cleveland Way. Officers attended and a 27-year-old woman from Doncaster […]

Appeal for witnesses after serious collision on A64 near York

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The collision occurred on Friday 26 February 2021, at about 2.20pm, at the Towthorpe crossroads. It involved a white Transit van and a red Audi. The Audi was travelling from the Malton area towards York, and the Transit was travelling from Strensall towards Stockton-on-the-Forest. Two people suffered serious injuries in the collision. Anyone who saw […]

Online Child Abuse Activist Groups urged to leave investigation to the police

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That’s the warning from Detective Inspector Paula Eccles from North Yorkshire Police’s Safeguarding team, who is urging those involved with such groups to leave investigations to the police. Over recent years there has been an increase in the number of these groups nationally, including numerous instances in North Yorkshire where groups have live-streamed or posted […]

3 years in jail for prolific York burglar

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David Wilson, 55, of Etty Avenue, was sentenced at York Crown Court on 22 February after pleading guilty earlier this month to two residential burglaries. On 15 November 2019, Wilson broke into a home in Skelton near York where ransacked the property and stole a large amount of jewellery and electrical items. He struck again […]