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Appeal after man dies in collision near Settrington, Malton

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It happened at around 5.15pm on Tuesday 29 September 2020, when a black MGB and a silver Mitsubishi Outlander travelling in opposite directions, collided on the unclassified road between Back Lane and Scarlet Balk Lane. Sadly, the driver of the MGB, a man in his 20s from the Malton area, was pronounced dead at the […]

Eight arrested and seven charged following Harrogate cannabis find

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At around 8.30pm on Saturday 26 September, police were called by a number of people to a disturbance in Alexandra Road in Harrogate. On arrival officers found evidence of cannabis cultivation at a residential property. Enquiries led to further searches of two other properties in Harrogate, one in Somerset Road and one in Woodlands Road, […]

Poachers sent packing from North Yorkshire farmland by police

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Police were called just after 5pm on Monday 28 September 2020, with a report of suspected poaching on land north of Bedale, just off the A1(M). Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s specialist Rural Taskforce arrived at the scene within minutes, and encountered three men with dogs walking across private farmland. The three men, all in […]

Sheep worth thousands of pounds stolen as police warn of devastating impact of livestock theft

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Sometime in the last few months, nearly 80 sheep belonging to a farm in Castleton went missing from open moorland. The farmer has contacted neighbouring farms, but there is no sign of the sheep. There were 41 ewes and 38 lambs, all of the distinctive Rough Fell breed. Most have yellow tags bearing the number […]

CCTV appeal after York shop fraud

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North Yorkshire Police has issued CCTV of a man they would like to speak to in connection with two fraud offences that left local shops out of pocket. On 14 June 2020, a man entered the One Stop shop on Holgate Road, York, and made a purchase which was paid for with cash. He then […]