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Appeal for information after red kite found dead in the Yorkshire Dales

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The bird was found on Thursday 12 July 2018, at Barden, near to the popular area known as the Strid. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death. Sergeant Kevin Kelly, wildlife crime lead for North Yorkshire Police, said: “We have commenced an investigation and aim to establish the circumstances leading to the bird’s […]

Force Control Room extension will train more staff and provide resilience in times of high demand

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Temporary Chief Constable Lisa Winward and Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire Julia Mulligan proudly opened the building at Fulford Road police station in York on Monday 23 July 2018.  The new building, which cost over half a million pound, will house a bespoke control room training facility and tutorship room, and also provide […]

Reward offered as rare crash helmet and motorbikes stolen in burglary in Whitley

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It happened at about 11am on Tuesday 17 July 2018 when items including two rare racing helmets worth approximately £4000 and  motorbikes were stolen from a house on Gravelhill Lane, Whitley. The victim, a man in his late 40s, has offered a reward of £500 for information leading to the recovery of his property. Officers are […]

Man dies following River Foss incident in York

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Police were called to a report that a man had entered the River Foss at about 4pm on Saturday 21 July 2018, near the Q-Park car park in Garden Place, York. He was pulled from the river by a member of the public and taken to York Hospital for treatment. Sadly, the man, who was […]