Police were contacted at 10.55am Saturday 11 January 2020 with a report that a car, which had been travelling on the Buttertubs Pass near to the village of Thwaite, had left the road. Emergency services attended the incident, along with Swaledale Mountain Rescue who, due to the final positioning of the car, offered their specialist […]
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The driver left the scene in an unknown vehicle after the incident on the Micklegate junction next to Popworld , on 21 December at around 7pm. The cyclist suffered bruising to both legs however, luckily escaped without serious injury. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances around the incident, in […]
Starting in January, officers say they will “get as many illegal drivers off the road as possible” during the days of action. On conviction, motorists also face getting six points on their licence and large fines, with further fees to get seized vehicles back once they are insured. Uninsured drivers are already routinely detected and […]
Defendants will appear in court throughout January and February, where they also face fines and a criminal record. The traffic sergeant running the campaign for North Yorkshire Police says those convicted have “ruined their new year with an act of stupidity”. This year’s campaign ran from 9 December to 1 January. It saw police conducting […]
During the evening of Saturday 11 January, a parked car was entered on Lonsdale Road in the town, and a number of items of tack were taken. The equipment was being used by a group on a 500-mile charity trek around Yorkshire, raising money to support children with autism. Six items were stolen, including two […]
The defendant, who was 14 at the time and cannot be named for legal reasons, was involved in an argument between a group of youths in Valley Gardens on 13 April last year (2019). The teenagers had gathered in the park on the Saturday afternoon when an altercation broke out, resulting in two boys aged […]