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Police reveal five ways Coronavirus has changed our roads

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They have shared statistics and their first-hand observations to highlight how Covid-19 restrictions, first introduced in late March, have affected drivers and traffic. The relaxing of some restrictions has led to an increase in traffic. So roads policing officers hope that the information will help returning motorists adapt to the changes around them. Inspector Jeremy […]

Detectives appeal for information after man attacked during Dales beauty spot barbecue

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The incident happened at Barden Bridge, in the Yorkshire Dales, at around 8pm yesterday. Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone who helped the victim after the incident to come forward. The victim, who is in his 30s, had driven to North Yorkshire from Manchester for a barbecue with several friends. He was attacked during […]

Courier fraud alert as suspects steal more than £55k from victims in Harrogate

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A courier fraud is when a victim receives a phone call from someone claiming to be from the police or their bank’s fraud team. They usually tell the victim they are investigating the bank due allegations of theft from customers. They then instruct the victim to withdraw money and hand it over to a courier […]

Driver pronounced dead after collision near Wetherby

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The man in his 70s from the Teesside area was driving a distinctive silver/grey Ford Transit camper van. It collided with the roundabout near Wetherby Services, where junction 46 of the A1(M) joins the B1224, at around 10.40am today. Police believe the driver had approached the roundabout from the A1(M) sliproad, travelling southbound. Ambulance crews […]

****UPDATE 5.30pm****Road closed in Scarborough due to ongoing incident

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Police are currently at the scene of an incident in Scarborough, which has resulted in the closure of the road. During a search at a property in Barrowlciff Road earlier today, officers discovered an old unexploded device. A cordon is in place. Neighbouring residents have been evacuated from their homes as a precaution and are […]