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Appeal following hate crime on County Bridge between Malton and Norton

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At around 10:00am on Saturday 15 September 2018 a blind man was verbally abused in regards to his disability, causing him distress. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information to assist us in locating the offender, who is described as […]

Know your notes

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Bank notes issued by the Bank of England, carry a number of distinctive markings, which assist in the identification of a genuine note. By being able to recognise some of these markings, you can know if you are in receipt of a counterfeit note. All genuine bank notes will be of high print quality, with lines […]

Stay safe on North Yorkshire’s highways – and report blocked roads in the right way

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Between 12pm and 4pm today, Wednesday 19 September 2018, police were called about, or dealt with, 81 incidents involving highway disruption, such as obstructions caused by fallen trees and signs, or damaged vehicles. As the windy weather continues, officers are reminding people who come across fallen trees to contact their local council, not the police, […]

Biggest ever turnout of Community Speed Watch groups today to support European-wide day without a road death

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Sixteen Community Speed Watch groups are taking to the roads of North Yorkshire to encourage motorists to observe speed limits and drive more carefully. It coincides with Project EDWARD, which stands for European day without a road death and is held today. This initiative has been running since 2016 and aims to have a significant […]