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Biker who “thundered” past motorists at “up to 120mph” before ploughing into a 4×4 is sentenced

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Stephen Neil Woodward, 30, of Sowerby, Thirsk, suffered serious injuries in the crash on the A168 between Dishforth and Thirsk. Witnesses told police he was “absolutely flying” as he “thundered past” them on the A168 near Dishforth at estimated speeds of between 100mph and 120mph. As he approached a Land Rover travelling in the same […]

Appeal for Scarborough man wanted on recall to prison

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Cammish was released from prison on licence in October after serving a prison sentence for robbery. He has failed to adhere to his licence conditions and the Probation Service has ordered his return to prison. His last known address was in Scarborough and it is believed that he could be in the Scarborough or Filey […]

From UK roads to Nederlandse hoofdwegen – NYP officers share expertise with Dutch colleagues

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Proactive Policing team were invited by the Politie Roads Policing team, to help develop improved working practices around the proactive policing of road networks. The visit, in October, was the second by North Yorkshire officers to Amsterdam, as part of an on-going collaboration between the two forces. In 2017, North […]

Six teenagers arrested in connection with car key (2-in-1) burglary

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It follows a report that a set of car keys had been stolen from a property in the Whitcliffe Lane area of Ripon at 5.15pm on Tuesday 5 November and a Grey Honda CRV was taken from outside. Officers located the vehicle on the A61 a short time later before losing sight of it. Through […]