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Appeal following collision in Osgodby, Selby

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The incident happened at 2pm on Wednesday 9 January outside Rose Villa on Hull Road and involved a grey Mitsubishi Outlander and a pedal cycle. As a result of the collision, the pedal cyclist fell from his bike and sustained severe facial injuries and the loss of several teeth. Police are appealing for anyone who […]

Appeal for information following fatal collision between Skipton and Carleton

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Officers are appealing for information following a single vehicle collision between Skipton and Carleton which occurred during the early hours of Saturday, 12 January. The collision occurred between Skipton and Carleton, near to Carleton Bridge, at around 2am and involved a black Seat Ibiza. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, an 18-year-old man, […]

Man whose body was discovered on Woodfield Road, Harrogate died from natural causes

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A 51-year-old man and a 61-year-old woman who were arrested on suspicion of drug offences have been released under investigation whilst enquiries continue. Officers have confirmed that their arrests were not in connection with the man’s death.  A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time. […]

Woman charged with shoplifting after car intercepted in Helmsley

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On the afternoon of 10 January 2019, police received a report of theft from Asda in Monks Cross, York, followed by a second report of theft from Fat Face in Helmsley. Observations were circulated for a vehicle linked to the suspects which was intercepted at around 2.30pm in Helmsley market place. A man and a […]

Dog owner convicted after puppy kills lambs

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Steve Young, 43, of Crow Lane, Otley, appeared in front of Harrogate Magistrates’ Court today after pleading guilty to sheep worrying. His 14-month-old puppy called Bear – an Alaskan Malamute which is like a large husky – escaped from a business premises in Dacre, Nidderdale, and ran into a field of ewes and lambs. A […]