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Search for missing Thirsk man moves to Harrogate

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Mr Parvin left his home at around 9pm on Monday 30 April 2018 and has not been seen since. Officers believe he may have travelled to York before going to Harrogate. They are urging residents and visitors to the town to report any sightings of the 52-year-old. Inspector Geoff Crocker of North Yorkshire Police appealed […]

Employment tribunal result

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The employment tribunal, led by Employment Judge Shepherd, concluded that Mr Ahmed – formerly a Sergeant at North Yorkshire Police – was subjected to unconscious race discrimination, plus two instances of direct discrimination, due to his Pakistani ethnic origin. The tribunal decided that a white police sergeant who had passed his or her Inspectors’ exams would […]

Victim of crime? Help is just a phone call away

Victim of crime? Help is just a phone call away

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The Supporting Victims in North Yorkshire service can provide emotional and practical support to anyone affected by crime. This includes the victim themselves, relatives, partners, parents, guardians or witnesses to crime – anyone who has been affected and needs help and support. The team, located in York, offers a service to all victims of crime […]

No cold calling zone to protect residents in Kirkbymoorside

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Signage for the zone in Ryedale View and Ryedale Crescent was erected yesterday (Tuesday 8 May 2018) and officers began delivering information packs to local residents. No Cold Calling Zones are designed to discourage cold callers and reduce incidents of rogue traders and distraction burglaries by empowering residents to send callers away and inform the […]

10 phone frauds to look out for in North Yorkshire

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They will often call you claiming they’re from the police, your bank or some other trusted organisation saying that you have been a victim of fraud or that you owe, or are owed, money. It is easy for them to convince you too, since they can both fake the telephone number on the screen and […]

Road closed after Scarborough building collision

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The collision occurred at about 2.45pm. Officers attended, and assisted the Fire and Rescue Service in evacuating the building. Ramshill Road and the pavements are currently closed for public safety, so please avoid the area. A structural engineer is due to attend the scene. The driver has been taken to hospital with minor injuries.