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Lambs die after sheep labour brought on by dog chase

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The incident has prompted a strong warning from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce for dog owners to behave responsibly and always keep their dogs on leads near livestock. On Saturday 31 March a distressed ewe went into labour after being chased by a greyhound-type dog with a red jacket, in the Reeth Road area, west […]

Mindless lead theft damages North Yorkshire’s heritage

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Some time between Thursday 29 and Saturday 31 March 2018, offenders climbed scaffolding and removed lead from the roof of the Temple of Victory, in the grounds of Allerton Park, Flaxby (near Knaresborough). The damage will cost thousands of pounds to repair. The 18th-century Palladian-style building is Grade II* listed and is currently undergoing renovation. It […]

UPDATED – car now traced: Appeal after 82-year-old injured in Harrogate collision

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Police in Harrogate are appealing to the occupants of a small white hatchback to contact them following a collision involving an elderly pedestrian in Harrogate. It happened on Sunday 1 April 2018 at around 12.20pm on Manor Drive, just off Otley Road near the Cooperative store as the 82-year-old woman crossed the road. The vehicle, […]

Appeal following burglary at Northallerton

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Between 8.49pm and 8.55pm on Thursday 29 March 2018, a burglary occurred at City Electrical Factors on Finkills Way in Northallerton where a number of tools and cash have been stolen. Entry has been gained by smashing the window and forcing the shutters at the front of the premises. Two men have been observed at […]

Witness appeal into assault at Filey holiday park

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Police are investigating an alleged assault at the Blue Dolphin Holiday Park in Filey. The incident happened near to the reception area at around 7pm on Wednesday 28 March 2018. It involved three local men aged 29, 29 and 31. The 31-year-old man and one of the 29-year-old men were arrested and released under investigation following questioning. Enquiries are ongoing to […]

Police appeal: Purse theft from elderly lady in Easingwold

Police appeal: Purse theft from elderly lady in Easingwold

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Police in Easingwold are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman had her purse stolen why shopping at the Co-op in the Market Place. It happened between 11.45am and 11.48am on Friday 30 March 2018. The victim, who lives locally, was left shaken by the incident but was not injured. We are requesting the public’s assistance to […]