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Statement following death of woman pedestrian at industrial premises in York

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Sadly she was pronounced dead at the scene, her family have been informed.  The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and are working together with North Yorkshire Police to investigate the incident.  The premises were cordoned off at the time to allow police and Health and Safety Executive staff to examine the scene.  To […]

Scooter burglars jailed for seven and a half years for a series of burglaries across Yorkshire

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Connor Walker, 21, from South Elmsall and Darryl Lynch, 18, Knottingley carried out the burglaries between 5 November and 8 November 8 2018.   During this time, they were responsible for several thousand pounds worth of damage to property and vehicles, stole cash, tools and significant amounts of jewellery from the victims some of which irreplaceable […]

Police operation tackles speeding in residential areas and on key routes across North Yorkshire

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Traffic officers, safety camera operators and volunteers from Community Speed Watch groups will be working together, covering communities, rural roads and main routes across North Yorkshire. The activity this week is part of Op Vis – a North Yorkshire Police campaign to make the roads safer. Police will use a range of tactics and technology […]