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 […]
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Michael Halligan, 58 (pictured), has been jailed for two burglaries carried out in the space of a week in Harrogate in September 2019. In the first, the homeowner awoke on 15 September to find his home on Cheltenham Mount had been burgled. Halligan had forced open one of the windows to steal a car key, […]
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 […]
At about 2.15pm on 25 January 2020, a farmer near Drax called North Yorkshire Police to report men with dogs and a 4×4 driving over their fields. At one point the 4×4 was driven at the farmer’s own vehicle, causing him to take evasive action. Considerable damage was caused to fields and crops, including a […]
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 […]