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Police tackle speeding in communities across North Yorkshire as some motorists are caught at twice the speed limit

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The warning comes as around a third of North Yorkshire’s primary schools reopen today. Police recently announced they were stepping up high-visibility deployments to tackle unsafe driving and motorcycling in communities, rural roads and key routes. Today, road policing officers and safety camera vehicles are continuing to police high speeds in communities across North Yorkshire. […]

National Volunteers’ Week: North Yorkshire Police says ‘thank you to our wonderful volunteers’

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  This year the force’s 509 volunteers have collectively contributed an impressive 29,117 hours of their time, playing a vital part in helping to keep the county safe, and helping the force to make a difference in North Yorkshire. Over 3,700 of those hours have been volunteered since restrictions were put in place by the […]

Appeal following threats with a knife in Eastfield

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It happened on Westway, Eastfield, at 9pm on Saturday 30 May 2020. 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 on 101, select option 2, and ask for Paul O’Neill. You can also email Paul.O’Neill@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk […]

Police urge rural motorists to be vigilant during ‘peak time’ for deer collisions

Police urge rural motorists to be vigilant during ‘peak time’ for deer collisions

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Officers have attended a number of incidents recently involving deer and other animals hit by vehicles and suffering greatly. On Saturday 30 May 2020, just after midnight, police attended Hull Road at Grimston Bar, near York, where a deer had been hit by a vehicle and left with broken legs. The previous day, officers on […]

Off-road bike seized as police remind riders to be safe and responsible

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The message comes as officers seized an off-road bike which was being ridden on the roads of Settle. At about 7am on Sunday 31 May 2020, officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Taskforce noticed an off-road Honda motorcycle being ridden around the town’s roads. Officers stopped the bike, and reported the rider, a 27-year-old local […]

Tragic death of 82 year old man in Ingleton

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The man and his wife were walking at Ivescar, Ingleton, when the incident happened at around 1.45pm yesterday (Saturday 30 May 2020). Emergency services attended and sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman, aged 78, was badly bruised and taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary by air ambulance.