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Triathlon in memory of PC Andrew Bramma on the sixth anniversary of his death

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In October 2018, Paul Lander, editor of Police Professional magazine, set off on a challenge to complete 100, Olympic distance triathlons – one per day, including Christmas Day – in aid of the Police Memorial Trust. As part of the challenge, he aims to visit forces across the country who have lost an officer while […]

Appeal for information following fatal collision in Cowling

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Officers are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Cowling this morning (Friday, 4 January). The incident occurred at 6.55am on the A6068 Colne Road when a 79-year-old mane pedestrian and a grey Honda Civic were involved in a collision. The incident occurred just outside of the village when the vehicle was travelling in […]

One man arrested and two seriously hurt after fracas in Whitby street

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Both were taken to hospital following a disturbance in Baxtergate. The incident was reported as homophobic hate crime and is being dealt with by police accordingly. Detectives believe it was an isolated incident. Police believe two groups of men were in JK’s bar before the incident took place. An altercation happened in the Baxtergate area […]

Police will continue to target drink and drug drivers throughout 2019 after an “encouraging” reduction this Christmas

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The number of drink and drug drivers arrested across the county fell significantly this December compared to last, with lower average breathalyser readings and far fewer heavily-intoxicated drivers. It suggests more motorists have taken heed of warnings, police said today after the county-wide campaign drew to a close, but officers acknowledge there is still a […]

12 things that you can do in 2019 to help keep your family, your home and North Yorkshire safe

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Is your car winter ready? Christmas is over but the worst of the winter weather could still be on its way – have you checked that your car is ready? Take this simple five-minute test to see if your vehicle is ready for cold conditions. Don’t leave it until it’s too late… northyorkshire.police.uk/fiveminutetest Beat the […]

CCTV appeal after cash taken from elderly man in York

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A man approached an elderly man in Fishergate, York, and watched him withdraw money from a cash machine. The suspect then took the money from the machine before the elderly man could reach it. The incident happened between 9.25pm and 9.45pm on October 3 and despite extensive enquiries, police are still trying to identify the […]