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Leeds man who died in A65 collision named

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He was 61-year-old Jonathan Jeffrey Viney from Leeds. Mr Viney died when the blue Suzuki GXS 1250 motorbike he was riding was involved in a collision with a silver Citroen Berlingo. He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by Air Ambulance, but sadly died a short time later. Anyone who saw the incident or who […]

Concerns raised following hen harrier’s disappearance

Concerns raised following hen harrier’s disappearance

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Female hen harrier Mabel was one of four chicks that fledged in July 2018 from a nest site in the Cumbrian area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Along with her sibling Tom, she was fitted with a satellite tag on 10 July by Natural England. Since fledging, Mabel has been into Teesdale and wandered […]

Appeal following Skipton burglary

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It happened on Princess Drive between 6pm Saturday 6 October and 10am on Monday 8 October 2018 and involved offender/s attempt to gain entry to a property by forcing a rear window, which resulted in the window being smashed. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option […]

Appeal following recent burglary in Gargrave

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following a burglary in Gargrave. The incident occurred at a property on the High Street between Thursday, 27 September and Saturday, 6 October. Offenders gained entry to the property through rear patio doors by using a garden fork to pry them open. Anyone who witnessed anything […]

Appeal for information following serious collision near Kildwick

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It happened at at approximately 8.40pm on Tuesday 9 October 2018  on the Kildwick bound carriageway just prior to the roundabout at Kildwick. It involved a blue Vauxhall Corsa which was travelling towards Kildwick from Steeton. The 20 year-old driver was taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary. She is described as being in a stable […]

Witness appeal following attempt burglary in Skipton

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It happened on Princes Drive, Skipton, towards the Kingsway end of the Drive, between Saturday 6 October and today. An attempt was made to force a rear window to the property and a window was smashed, although no entry was gained. A security light covering the rear of the property had its wires cut putting […]