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Badger sett disturbance – man convicted in court

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Matthew Sharp, 49, of North Newbald in the East Riding of Yorkshire, was convicted following a trial at Harrogate Magistrates Court on Monday 30 April 2018. He was ordered to pay a £600 fine, £620 prosecution costs and a £60 victim surcharge. Sharp was charged with interfering with a badger sett by disturbing a badger […]

Harrogate fly tipper who blighted towns and countryside is ordered to pay £6,000

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Christopher Paul Binder (26-10-1989), from Pendragon Way, ran a waste collection service but instead of disposing of the waste responsibly, he tipped the rubbish at the side of the road, in the countryside, behind the Frazer Theatre in Knaresborough and in a supermarket car park in Jennyfields. The waste included items from a house clearance […]

North Yorkshire Police launches second phase of ‘Take Five North Yorkshire’ campaign focussing on fraud over the phone

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The second phase of the campaign highlights the methods that fraudsters use to deceive their victims over the phone and techniques to help the public recognise them. Fraud over the phone – or Vishing – refers to complex telephone based frauds that are conducted over the victim’s landline telephone or mobile phone system. The offenders […]

Appeal for information regarding a theft from Marks and Spencer in Scarborough

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At around 10.30am on Sunday 18 February 2018, an unknown man and woman have entered the Marks and Spencer store in Scarborough Town Centre. A jacket worth £129 was stolen and police are keen to trace the man and woman, as it is believed they may hold information which could assist their enquiries into this and other shop thefts in the Scarborough area. Anyone who […]