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Appeal following attempted burglary in Kirk Smeaton

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It happened on Main Street, Kirk Smeaton at 5.20am on Monday 15 October 2018 and involved offender/s attempting to gain entry to a barn by forcing a door open, which resulted in the door being damaged. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and […]

Get Safe Online Week: 21 Brits defrauded every minute because of oversharing on social media

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New research produced for this year’s Get Safe Online Week – which starts today (Monday 22 October 2018) – has revealed that the nation is sleepwalking towards fraud with the problem being so severe that 21 people are targeted every minute as a result of unwittingly ‘oversharing’ on social media. Despite half the nation falling […]

Appeal after motorcyclist seriously injured near Sherburn-in-Elmet

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It happened on Coldhill Lane on the outskirts of Sherburn-in-Elmet at around 1.45pm and involved a beige, Skoda Octavia travelling from the direction of Lotherton Hall towards Sherburn, and a blue and white, BMW motorcycle travelling in the same direction. As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist, a 63-year-old man from the Wakefield area […]