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Police re-issue appeal for witnesses after collision near Harrogate has led to the death of a couple in their seventies

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The incident happened around 3.30pm on Wednesday 20 November 2019 on the Fountains Abbey Road between Bishop Thornton and Markington at the ‘Drover’s Crossroads’. It involved a yellow Fiat 500 which was travelling from Bishop Thornton towards Markington and a black VW Up which was travelling along Fountains Abbey Road from the direction of Ripley. […]

Harrogate drug dealer removed from the streets and sent to prison

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Benjamin Underwood pleaded guilty at York Crown Court today (Friday 22 November 2019) for the offences, which took place on 17 September 2019 when officers stopped his car on Silver Road in Harrogate. Officers searched the car and found a tin containing 27 small bags of white powder and a bottle of Ammonia. Underwood was […]

Appeal after Sessay fishing tackle shop burgled

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Sometime overnight on Monday 18 November 2019, access has been gained to Oaks Tackle Shop and a number of items of fishing equipment removed from within. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Karen Mitson. You can also email karen.mitson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk […]

Police appeal for witnesses after serious collision near Bishop Thornton

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The incident happened around 3.30pm on Wednesday 20 November 2019 on the Fountains Abbey Road between Bishop Thornton and Markington at the ‘Drover’s Crossroads’. It involved a yellow Fiat 500 which was travelling from Bishop Thornton towards Markington and a black VW Up which was travelling along Fountains Abbey Road from the direction of Ripley. […]

Police in fraud warning to ‘Black Friday’ bargain-hunters

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‘Black Friday’ is a large shopping event that originated in the United States, and takes place on the day after Thanksgiving – Friday 29 November this year. Based on previous fraud data, it is likely that there will be an increase in online shopping and auction fraud in the run up to Christmas, particularly around […]