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Police support for IDAHOBIT 2020

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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 […]

Latest number of fines issued under Coronavirus legislation

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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              […]

New Coronavirus regulations: Thank you for staying at home and saving lives, let’s continue the good work

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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 […]