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Harrogate fly tipper who blighted towns and countryside is ordered to pay £6,000

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Christopher Paul Binder (26-10-1989), from Pendragon Way, ran a waste collection service but instead of disposing of the waste responsibly, he tipped the rubbish at the side of the road, in the countryside, behind the Frazer Theatre in Knaresborough and in a supermarket car park in Jennyfields. The waste included items from a house clearance […]

Police appeal following burglary at a home near Harrogate

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Thieves stole several distinctive items during the break-in at the address in Haggs Road. It includes several dog certificates, several handmade walking sticks including one in the shape of a badger’s head, a shire horse medallion in a red leather case and a Bramham Moor Hunt trophy from the year 1932. It happened  between 9am […]

Witness appeal: Serious collision on A61 at Harewood

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It occurred near Swindon Lane just before 9.30pm on Thursday (19 April 2018) as the blue and white motorcycle was heading towards the A61 from Swindon Lane and the white lorry was heading towards Leeds. The rider, a 21-year-old man from Leeds, suffered serious head and chest injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Leeds […]

Police pursuit ends in arrest for Harrogate vehicle thefts suspect

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On Wednesday 18 April, at around 8.10pm, a grey X-Type Jaguar failed to stop for two marked police vehicles in Ripon. The Jaguar drove through Ripon and headed towards Harrogate on the A61. Officers deployed a stinger device on the road, the car was brought to a stop, and the driver was arrested at 8.20pm. […]

Brave members of the public praised after disarming Harrogate social club attacker

Brave members of the public praised after disarming Harrogate social club attacker

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On 25 February 2018, Malcolm Paul Johnson assaulted a customer in a social club on East Parade, Harrogate. He left, but later returned carrying an imitation firearm (an air pistol) and a machete. A number of members of the public having a drink at the bar intervened and disarmed him, eventually managing to get him […]