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Serious collision – A1 northbound near junction 50-51 Ripon/Baldersby

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It was reported just before 7am on Tuesday 22 May 2018 and involves a car transporter and another lorry. The road is closed with diversions in place. It is expected to remain closed for most of today. Drivers are urged to avoid the area. Witnesses to the collision should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, […]

Scarborough men jailed for 11 years for robbery

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Joshua Neil Townsend, 19, of Norwood Place was sentenced to six years’ detention in a young offenders institution, and Callum Ethan Shields, 19, of Weaponess Valley Road was sentenced to five years’ detention in a young offenders institution. At around 11.10pm on the night of 26 April 2018, the Scarborough victim was in bed and […]

Police appeal after teenager seriously hurt in Northallerton collision

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It happened shortly after 8.20am today (19 May) on the A684 Stokesley Road just outside Northallerton. The collision involved a green heavy goods vehicle sign written with ABN travelling away from Northallerton and a blue Ford Fiesta travelling along the A684 towards Northallerton. As a result of the collision the driver of the Ford Fiesta, […]

Civic honour for Scarborough Cadet

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Mally Leybourn, of Scarborough, will accompany the borough Mayor and Mayoress, Councillor Joe Plant and Mrs Margaret Plant, at events and functions throughout the year. As the Mayor’s Cadet, the 17-year-old will act as an ambassador for both his cadet group and for the borough. Duties will include socialising and speaking to members of the […]

Update: missing Harrogate girl located following appeal

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Officers have issued an urgent appeal to help find a girl missing from Harrogate. Thirteen year-old Cameron Hayden-Baker was last seen on Chatsworth Grove at 6.55pm on Wednesday 16 May. She is described as medium build, approximately 5ft 5 ins tall, with green eyes. She is believed to have link to the Skipton area and may […]

CCTV appeal following Cayton shop theft

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 At around 10.50pm on 12 May 2018, a man took four bottles of WKD and a can of lager before running out of the shop without paying and headed towards Eastfield.   Officers want to speak to the man in the CCTV image as he could have information that would assist the investigation. Anyone who […]