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‘Fake cancer’ woman ordered to repay charity more than £26,000

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Patricia Robertshaw, 42, of Barrowford, Lancashire, was jailed for four years and five months in March 2019, after she pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation and forging certificates. In January 2017, Robertshaw, who was working as an events manager at Yorkshire Cancer Research in Harrogate, claimed she had been diagnosed with cancer, and took […]

Operation Owl goes national

Operation Owl goes national

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Launched in February 2018, Operation Owl is a joint initiative by North Yorkshire Police, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and the Royal Society for the Protection of Animals (RSPCA), together with the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. The initiative set out to raise awareness of raptor persecution, encouraging […]

Youngsters get ‘Crucial’ advice to keep themselves safe

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1,600 Year 6 youngsters from 60 primary schools in Scarborough and Ryedale are currently taking part in a Crucial Crew event in Scarborough, which runs until 13 June 2019. They’ll be followed by schools from Harrogate (25 June – 4 July) and York and Selby (9 July – 18 July). Youngsters in Craven attended an […]

Change of venue for police front counter services in Selby

Change of venue for police front counter services in Selby

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At the Civic Centre the police front counter will be open from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.  It will continue to be staffed by specialist police personnel and will offer the same range of services including taking reports of incidents or crime and general policing enquiries. This change of front counter venue is part […]

CCTV appeal following theft of bank cards in Selby

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The incident happened at Tesco in Selby on Friday 17 May 2019, at about 1.30pm. Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe they will have information that will help the investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact North […]