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‘Not cricket’ – police in rural sports clubs security warning

‘Not cricket’ – police in rural sports clubs security warning

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Between 2pm on Sunday 15 December and 2pm on Monday 16 December 2019, a container was broken into at Sicklinghall Cricket Club and valuable machinery stolen from within. The equipment, for cutting cricket fields, was worth thousands of pounds. Police are investigating, and are appealing for any information about the burglary. Officers are also advising […]

Police search for vulnerable Scarborough man who may be travelling around Yorkshire

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Richard Lindsay, 56, is from Scarborough but officers believe he could be travelling throughout Yorkshire, probably on public transport. Mr Lindsay went missing from his home in the coastal town on Tuesday, 10th December. He was last seen in Rotherham, South Yorkshire on Friday, 13 December and was reported missing the next day. He is […]

Appeal to locate family of man who died in Scarborough

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James Hutchinson, 74, from Scarborough, died on Saturday 14 December 2019. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Police enquiries to date have not revealed any next of kin for him. They may be in the London area. Family members of Mr Hutchinson, or anyone who can help contact them, are asked to contact […]

Foggy photos highlight importance of headlights

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Two photographs were taken on the county’s roads this morning – one showing an oncoming car with its headlights off, and another with its headlights on. The second vehicle is far easier to see from a distance. Police today emphasised the safety reasons for using headlights when visibility is reduced. A spokesperson for North Yorkshire […]

Appeal after four hurt in serious collision near Scarborough

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Police are appealing for witnesses or dashcam footage the moments leading up to the incident on Coastal Road, Burniston. At 7.40pm on Monday (16 December), a red Hyundai I20 with three occupants collided with a white Seat Ibiza, which had two occupants. Four of the five people involved were seriously injured. Officers investigating the collision […]