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Pickering man located safe and well

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We are pleased to report that the missing Pickering man has been located safe and well. Thank you to everyone who shared the appeal to help find him. Ref: NYP – 13022021-0241

Police renew warning to dog owners after sheep severely injured

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On the afternoon of Monday 8 February 2021, a husky type dog ran through a hedge and into an electric fence into a field, and attacked two sheep. One suffered a severe leg injury, and the other fled until it collapsed with exhaustion. The cost of treatment could run into hundreds of pounds. The owner […]

New home for North Yorkshire Police in Pateley Bridge

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From Monday 22 February, the existing police station on King Street will close and officers will co-locate with Harrogate Borough Council in their offices just across the road. There will be no change to the front counter service which is based separately at the Nidderdale Plus office located centrally in the town. The decision to […]

Plea to families to keep up Covid fight during half-term break

Plea to families to keep up Covid fight during half-term break

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The appeal comes after figures reveal that more than 1,000 people have now died from Covid-19 in North Yorkshire. Infection rates are reducing only slowly across the county. More than 100 new cases are being reported each day. At the end of last month, the average number of deaths exceeded seven a day, the highest […]

‘Antisocial behaviour will not be tolerated in our town’ is the latest message from Ripon’s Inspector Alex Langley

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“You’ll have seen from recent social media posts and news articles that there has been a spike in anti-social behaviour, criminality, street robberies, assaults on the public and assaults on emergency workers in the town. “Groups of youths have been breaching Covid regulations by congregating in in the Market Square, the bus station, and Bondgate […]