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Family’s tribute to man who died in incident at Catterick Garrison

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Around 9.50am on Saturday 18 January a fatal incident occurred at Piave Lines Barracks, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire. A 58-year-old man from Richmond, a contractor, was carrying out maintenance on a Wolfhound military vehicle when he became trapped. He was given CPR but sadly died at the scene. The man has now been named as […]

Appeal to find driver of Mini after pedestrian injured in Harrogate

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It happened at around 8.50am on Sunday 26 January when the Mini, which was travelling from Starbeck towards Harrogate, left the road near Lookers Ford garage and collided with a 58-year-old man. The Mini, which has no registered keeper, came to rest on the pavement and the driver left the scene of the collision, leaving […]

Witness appeal following second fatal RTC near Skipton

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The latest incident happened at around 8pm on Saturday 25 January on the A629 at Cononley. It involved a white VW Polo, which was travelling from the direction of Skipton towards Crosshills, and a white BMW X1 which was travelling in the opposite direction. The fire and rescue service used cutting equipment to free the […]

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 […]

“His decision to drink and drive has destroyed us”, says 76-year-old woman’s family as the drink driver who killed her is jailed

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Tradesman Peter Newbrook fell asleep and ploughed his van into the back of a car on the A19 the day after he’d been watching a football match. The “massive impact” pushed the car off the road and into a tree. The passenger, 76-year-old Julia Golightly, was seriously injured and slipped into a coma. Three days […]

Scarborough: Appeal following second burglary at Costcutter

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On  18 January 2020 at approximately 2.45am, a suspect has smashed the glass front door and made of with cigarettess and alcohol. This is the second incident within a week where the shop has been broken into. Police are investigating this latest incident and it is possible the incidents maybe linked. We are requesting the […]