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Police will continue to target drink and drug drivers throughout 2019 after an “encouraging” reduction this Christmas

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The number of drink and drug drivers arrested across the county fell significantly this December compared to last, with lower average breathalyser readings and far fewer heavily-intoxicated drivers. It suggests more motorists have taken heed of warnings, police said today after the county-wide campaign drew to a close, but officers acknowledge there is still a […]

12 things that you can do in 2019 to help keep your family, your home and North Yorkshire safe

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Is your car winter ready? Christmas is over but the worst of the winter weather could still be on its way – have you checked that your car is ready? Take this simple five-minute test to see if your vehicle is ready for cold conditions. Don’t leave it until it’s too late… northyorkshire.police.uk/fiveminutetest Beat the […]

Witnesses and dash-cam footage sought following fatal collision on A64 at York

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The incident occurred on the east-bound carriage of the A64, between the Grimston Bar and Hopgrove roundabouts, at around 7am today (Wednesday 2 January 2019). It is believed the man had been crossing the road on foot when the collision occurred. The deceased is from York and aged in his late 50s. His family have […]

Shopping in the January sales online?

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Shopping in the January sales online? At this bargain-mania time of year, there comes with it a heightened level of risk when shopping online and making internet bookings for things such as holidays and concerts. Criminals look to take advantage of people of all ages who are conducting financial transactions online. It is also known […]

Three arrested in York incident

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Officers attended the scene and discovered a 27 year old man with serious injuries to his back. The injuries to the man are believed to have been caused by a bladed weapon.  The man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where he currently remains in a serious condition. A 31 year old woman and a […]