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Appeal after York play area vandalised

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It happened at York Environment Centre play area on St Nickolas Fields between 8pm and 8.20pm 3 July and involved a group of young males and females. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police […]

Missing Henry ‘Davey’Fullaton located

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  Issued 2.30am 10 July 2019. Police are currently searching the area around Wetherby Services on the A1 in North Yorkshire after a man got off a coach but failed to return to it. 68-year-old Henry aka Davey Fullaton was travelling from Scotland to Hull ferry port when the coach he was travelling on stopped […]

Motorcyclist named following fatal collision on the A171 near Whitby

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  Howard Hughes, aged 62, from Driffield (pictured), died after his red Ducati 1299 motorbike was involved in a collision with a red Volkswagen Transporter van. Mr Hughes’ family have provided the fo llowing tribute to him: “Howard was dearly loved by all of his family and he will be greatly missed.” The collision happened […]

Appeal for witnesses to assault

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It happened on Fifth Avenue at 10am on Friday 28 June 2019 and involved a man driving a silver Skoda, believed to be an Uber taxi, who is alleged to have blocked the road to oncoming vehicles and then shortly after spat at a woman driving a red vehicle along Fifth Avenue at the time. […]