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Serious collision on A64 near Malton – do you have any information?

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It happened at around 9.34am, on Wednesday 20 November 2019, when a green-coloured Iveco wagon overturned on the eastbound carriageway. The driver of the wagon was seriously injured and taken to hospital by air ambulance.  Police enquiries are ongoing and officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward to assist the investigation. In particular, anyone […]

Whitby resident jailed for four-and-half years for offences relating to indecent images of children

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Richard Goundry, aged 38, of Gledhill Drive, was sentenced at York Crown Court on Thursday (14 November 2019) after previously pleading guilty. He will be subject to a four-year extended licence when released from prison. Goundry was already a registered sex offender when he moved to Whitby in March 2016. He had previously been convicted […]

Appeal for information following serious sexual assault in Whitby

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It happened between 9pm and 11pm on Saturday 26 October 2019, between the steps connecting Windsor Terrace with Spring Hill (known locally as ‘Bobbies Bank’), and the path that connects Spring Hill with Pannett Way. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and in particular anyone who […]