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Appeal after cyclist injured in Skipton but vehicle failed to stop

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It happened on Keighley Road at the junction with Cawder Road Bridge at approximately 12.20pm on 8 August 2019. It involved a dark coloured Vauxhall Zafira, travelling into Skipton which collided with the cyclist. The vehicle failed to stop, leaving cyclist – a man in his 60s – with minor injuries which were treated by […]

Appeal following a recent burglary in Ingleton

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It happened at a property in Raber Top Lane between 2.20pm and 3.30pm on 13 August 2019. The thief or thieves smashed their way through the patio door and stole items from inside, including cash; jewellery; a handbag; bank, credit and store cards and bowling balls. We are requesting the public’s help to establish the […]

Thieves smash their way into a Settle business

Thieves smash their way into a Settle business

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It happened at Three Peaks Cycles at approximately 1.30am today (Monday, 12 August). The offenders smashed the front window with a sledge hammer and stole an orange coloured Saracen Levarg 2019 gravel bike. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for David […]

Appeal after motorcyclist dies in A65 collision in Austwick

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It happened  at around 6.30pm on Tuesday 23 July 2019. It involved a blue and white Triumph Bonneville motorbike and a silver Land Rover Freelander. Both vehicles were travelling in the direction of Settle on the A65. As a result of the collision the rider of the motorbike, a man in his 70s from the […]

Joint focus on rural fly-tipping sees defective vehicles taken off the roads

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Officers from North Yorkshire Police worked alongside colleagues from Craven District Council, Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire County Council Trading Standards, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and others on a two-day operation in Ripon and Skipton. Specialist police officers from the force’s Roads Policing Group and […]