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Witness appeal after 84-year-old driver dies following collision on A65 near Ingleton

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It involved a blue Ford Fiesta and a white Mercedes Sprinter Tesco delivery van and occurred close to Whinney Mire Lane at around 3.49pm. The Fiesta which was travelling towards Settle and the Sprinter van was heading in the opposite direction. The driver of the Fiesta, an 84-year-old man from Guiseley, West Yorkshire, was airlifted to […]

Appeal following burglary at Carphone Warehouse Skipton

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It happened at the store on Water Street between 2.45am and 3.20am in the early hours of Saturday 8 September 2018 when 70 brand new, packaged mobile phones were stolen. The suspects are believed to be two males in their late teens to early 20s. Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the […]

Appeal for information following fatal collision on the B6255 in Far Gearstone, Carnforth.

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The collision occurred at 3.36pm on Saturday 1 September 2018 and involved a Red Motorcycle and a White Campervan. The Red Honda VFR, ridden by an 57-year-old man from the Wetherby area was travelling along the B6255 from Hawes in the direction of Ribblehead Viaduct. He was in company with a second motorcycle, black in colour. […]

Gamekeeper convicted of shooting two protected owls

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Timothy Cowin, 44, pleaded guilty to two charges concerning the intentional killing of two protected short-eared owls on the Whernside Estate in Cumbria, an area managed for driven grouse shooting. He also pleaded guilty to one charge relating to the possession of items capable of being used to commit offences against wild birds. Cowin appeared […]

Appeal following attempted theft at Skipton O2 shop

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It happened at around 1.45pm on Thursday 9 August 2018 and when a group of men entered the store and approached the display stands before being challenged by staff and leaving the store empty handed. Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the incident or saw a group or […]