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Police appeal following incident exposure in Cawood

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Officers are appealing for witnesses and information following a sexual exposure which occurred in Cawood on New Years’ Eve. A man in a dark grey van called a woman in her 70s, who was walking by, over to his van asking for help. When she went to offer help, the man indecently exposed himself. The […]

Keep it local this weekend

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For residents planning to go out to shop for essentials or to take their daily exercise the message from the agencies of the North Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum (NYLRF), is loud and clear: stay as close to home as you can. Louise Wallace, North Yorkshire’s Director of Public Health said: “We are dealing with a […]

Motorist blamed dying wife and elderly relative for speeding tickets

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Andrew Laird, 51, of Fryton near Slingsby, Malton, was sentenced for fraud and perverting the course of justice today. Over a three-year period, he received the 16 notices of intended prosecution for speeding from several police forces, including North Yorkshire. But he claimed he wasn’t behind the wheel on any of the occasions. Laird blamed […]