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Skipton man jailed after hitting man with a plank of wood

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Simon Nicholas Whiteside, 47, of Greenfield Street was sentenced at York Crown Court on Tuesday 7 February 2017. On 11 August 2016, Whiteside repeatedly hit a 53-year-old man with the plank down an alleyway in Skipton. The assault resulted in face and head injuries that required hospital treatment including staples and gluing. Whiteside pleaded guilty […]

Appeal following dangerous driving in York

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It happened around Heworth Road and Stockton Lane between 8.45am and 9.15am on Thursday 2 February 2017. It involved a Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Golf. The vehicles were both reported to have driven toward oncoming traffic and onto the footpath, causing vehicles and pedestrians to take evasive action to avoid a collision and potentially […]