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Cost of rural crime in North Yorkshire falls by 16% – despite national increase

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Figures from NFU Mutual’s Rural Crime Report 2018 show the cost of rural crime in North Yorkshire fell from £1,146,371 in 2016 to £954,597 in 2017 – a reduction of 16.7%. By contrast, the cost of rural crime nationally has risen, increasing by 13.4% over the same period. Police say the figures demonstrate significant progress […]

Three men arrested following stabbing in Selby

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Police were contacted at 2.36am Sunday 5 August 2018 to reports of a stabbing where a 21-year-old man from Selby had received injuries to his chest and a 20-year-old man from Selby had received injuries to his wrist. Both men were taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment for their injuries, which are not thought […]

Traveller camp at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club – UPDATE 6pm 4 August 2018

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North Yorkshire Police continue to work with partner agencies to resolve the situation while supporting all who are involved. Today the policing commander for the York and Selby District, Superintendent Lindsey Robson, has spoken to the land owner who is progressing civil action. We thank the local community for their understanding as we work together […]

Traveller camp at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club

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We are working with local partners after a number of travellers’ caravans have been parked on land at Whitley Bridge Cricket Club. We know there are concerns in the local community and we are doing all we can to address them while ensuring the rights of everyone are taken into account. In the meantime, officers from […]