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Appeal following burglary in Cowling

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It happened a between 4.55pm to 5.40pm on 27 February when offenders smashed the window of a rear door and stole items of jewellery. A silver hatch back type vehicle was seen to leave the area . We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

Police appeal to occupants of a second car and other potential witnesses following a fatal collision at Coniston Hotel, Skipton

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Officers want to trace the occupants of a grey or silver car as part of their investigation into the collision at the Coniston Hotel, near Skipton, on Friday evening. It drove through the hotel grounds, past the main entrance in the direction of the spa and off-road centre at around 5.20pm on the day of […]

Family pays tribute to “beautiful” wife, mother and grandmother who died in a collision near Skipton

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North Yorkshire Police has named Judith Barbara Wadsworth as the pedestrian who died in the collision at the Coniston Hotel, near Skipton, on Friday evening. The driver of the Range Rover that collided with her – a man in his 60s – was arrested and later released under investigation while police enquiries continue. Mrs Wadsworth […]

Appeal following burglaries in Tosside and Eldroth

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On Monday 27 January between 9.15am and 4.45pm, three burglaries took place in Tosside and Eldroth. A property on Longtons Lane, Tosside was entered by the offender (s) by smashing a rear window pane. The incident took place between 11.10am and 4.45pm and it is believed that no items were taken. Some time between 12.30pm […]

Appeal for information following theft of two Border Collie dogs

Appeal for information following theft of two Border Collie dogs

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On Thursday 23 January, a working black, white and tan collie dog (bitch)  had had her chain cut and was taken from the location of Clogger lane in Elslack, where she was kennelled. On Saturday 25 January, the other dog which was kennelled on Clogger lane in Elsack, a working black, white and tan collie […]

Witness appeal following fatal RTC near Skipton

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Emergency services were called at around 9.40pm on Friday 24 January 2020 following reports of a two vehicle RTC. The collision involved a silver Mercedes Vito van and a white Nissan Juke. Sadly the two occupants of the Nissan Juke, a man and woman, were pronounced dead at the scene. A woman from the Mercedes […]