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Unroadworthy vehicles seized during winter road safety operation

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A further 12 were given notices of intended prosecution for vehicle defects over a ten-day period. Sixty one vehicles were inspected at locations in Ryedale, Scarborough, Skipton, Hambleton, York and Harrogate between 11 and 21 November. North Yorkshire Police worked with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service during the road safety operation, which coincided with […]

No time for complacency, North Yorkshire’s leaders warn

No time for complacency, North Yorkshire’s leaders warn

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As a result of concerted efforts across North Yorkshire and the impact of the lockdown, the county’s rate of infection is now under 200 per 100,000 – low enough to place the county into tier 2 of the Government’s Covid-19 restrictions, announced today.  North Yorkshire is the only region in Yorkshire not to be in […]

Custodial sentences for men who targeted three ATM’s and led police on high-speed pursuit

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Frederick Squires 16/04/82 of Castleacre Road, Swaffham, Norfolk and a 16 year-old from Doncaster have today (26 November 2020) been sentenced at York Crown Court after they targeted ATM’s across Yorkshire and Leicestershire whilst driving a stolen vehicle. Squires was sentenced to 8 years and 6 months in prison and was disqualified from driving for […]

Police seek witnesses to altercation in York

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It happened near the junction of Salisbury Road and Water End at midday on Tuesday (24 November). The two men were seen arguing and shouting before a scuffle broke out. A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the incident and released under investigation while enquiries continue. Anyone who witnessed the incident […]