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UPDATE: Pet tortoise which disappeared from garden is returned home safely.

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Henry has today (27 June 2020) been safely returned home to his very happy owner. ***************************** Henry’s owner has understandably been left deeply upset following his disappearance and we would urge anyone who has seen him or who believes they know where he is to contact officers with information. Anyone who saw anything suspicious between […]

Latest number of fines issued under Coronavirus legislation

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As of 26 June 2020 North Yorkshire Police had issued 1,171 fixed penalty notices. 57 percent of the notices were issued to non-residents of York and North Yorkshire.   Local Authority Area where Notice Issued Notices Issued Local Residents Visitors M F Craven 203 9 194 179 24 Hambleton 82 26 56 62 20 Harrogate […]

Heatwave danger alert: Young people urged not to jump in water-filled quarries, waterfalls and “tombstoning” at the coast

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But the risks of serious injury, illness and even death are very real – not least when this activity is mixed with drinking alcohol. On Wednesday afternoon (24 June 2020), police were called to a quarry near Great Heck in the Selby District to disperse a gathering of up to 40 young people. Not only […]

Anti-social behaviour at Thornton le Dale car park

Anti-social behaviour at Thornton le Dale car park

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A number of complaints have been made in relation to the public car park on Maltongate. Vehicles are reported to being driven at speed, dangerously and occupants littering the area. This is causing a nuisance to local residents. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents, and advise […]