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NYP launches initiative to close legal loopholes against dog attacks on livestock

NYP launches initiative to close legal loopholes against dog attacks on livestock

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Since September 2013 there have been 325 reported dog attacks on livestock in North Yorkshire, and it’s a similar picture in some other rural areas*. Injury to livestock can cost farmers and livestock owners thousands of pounds, but police and countryside campaigners are concerned that there may be gaps in the current laws that make […]

Dangerous driver sent to prison for two and a half years for causing serious collision in Harrogate

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Ethan Wells-Smith of Darley, Harrogate pleaded guilty to driving whilst over the prescribed limit for alcohol, driving whilst disqualified, causing injury by dangerous driving and aggravated vehicle taking. Wells-Smith stole a Mercedes Sprinter van from a property in Darley earlier that Sunday evening. Whilst consuming two cans of beer behind the wheel and attempting to […]