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Update on traveller camp at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club

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The land owner is progressing their own civil action. Superintendent Lindsey Robson, North Yorkshire Police’s commander for the York and Selby District said: “We are liaising closely with the travelling community based at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club who have reassured us that they will be leaving the site by tomorrow at the latest. “It’s not […]

Appeal for witnesses following attempted murder in Selby

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At 2.36am on Sunday 5 August 2018 police responded to reports of a stabbing where a 21-year-old man had received injuries to his chest and a 20-year-old man had received injuries to his wrist outside the Square Bar in Selby. Both men were taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment for their injuries. The 20-year-old […]

Cost of rural crime in North Yorkshire falls by 16% – despite national increase

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Figures from NFU Mutual’s Rural Crime Report 2018 show the cost of rural crime in North Yorkshire fell from £1,146,371 in 2016 to £954,597 in 2017 – a reduction of 16.7%. By contrast, the cost of rural crime nationally has risen, increasing by 13.4% over the same period. Police say the figures demonstrate significant progress […]

Three men arrested following stabbing in Selby

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Police were contacted at 2.36am Sunday 5 August 2018 to reports of a stabbing where a 21-year-old man from Selby had received injuries to his chest and a 20-year-old man from Selby had received injuries to his wrist. Both men were taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment for their injuries, which are not thought […]