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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 […]

Police issue renewed appeal after man’s jaw broken in Long Preston

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It happened on the morning of Friday 11 December 2020 at around 9.30am in the area of The Green near to some temporary traffic lights that were in place at the time. The incident involved two men and resulted in one of them sustaining a broken jaw. Police previously appealed for information shortly after the […]

Sheep attacked by dog off lead in Drax, Selby

Sheep attacked by dog off lead in Drax, Selby

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At 7.50am on Tuesday 9 February, a woman was seen walking her dog on a public footpath on New Road. The dog was off the lead, and ran across to a field full of sheep enclosed in electric fencing. The dog pinned one of the sheep to the ground. The woman then went into the […]