17th May was chosen to commemorate the World Health Organisation’s decision to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder – in 1990, thirty years ago to the day. Although times have changed since then, IDAHOBIT is all about raising awareness of the LGBT+ community and recognising that there are still challenges to face and work to […]
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As of 11 May 2020 North Yorkshire Police had issued 926 fixed penalty notices during 509 incidents. Of those, 351 of the recipients had previously come to the attention of the police. 58 percent of the notices were issued to non-residents of York and North Yorkshire. Area & gender […]
North Yorkshire Police is joining with other police forces across the country today (15 May) in a virtual ‘Operation Owl’ day of action to highlight bird of prey persecution as numbers of reported incidents show no signs of slowing down. Launched in February 2018, Operation Owl is a joint initiative by North Yorkshire Police, the […]
The online world is a necessity for many children in accessing school work and it delivers huge benefits, not least in enabling us to stay connected to family and friends during this period. However, many parents may feel concerned about the content their children are accessing. Although rare, there is a risk that increased online […]
Sometime in the early hours of 4 May 2020, a large amount of rubbish was dumped into a sink hole, in a remote location between Hurst Moor Road and Cordilleras Lane. The rubbish was then set on fire. Officers have warned that those reckless actions could have resulted in an extremely serious fire on the […]
Although they now allow more time outdoors, the Government guidelines recommend staying at home as much as possible, limited contact with other people and keeping your distance if you do go out (2 metres apart where possible). Assistant Chief Constable Mike Walker who is leading the response to the Covid-19 in North Yorkshire, said: “Firstly […]