North Yorkshire Community Messaging is a free community messaging system for North Yorkshire that allows you to register to receive the latest crime notifications and community news happening in your local neighbourhood.
The new service has been designed to allow people who live or work in North Yorkshire and the City of York to get information when they want, and how they want it.
Users can tailor preferences for the type of the message they receive, their preferred channel (phone, text, or email) and the locations that matter to them.
You can get information on:
- Crime and other police incidents, including missing people and witness appeals.
- Rural policing, including crimes against farms and rural businesses.
- Anti-social behaviour.
- Road safety, including road closures and traffic updates.
- Neighbourhood news and events, such as invitations to public meetings.
Users can even choose to register multiple locations, not just a home address – ideal if they want to know more about where their children go to school, where family members live, places to socialise and around their place of work.
Alerts are not confidential, so feel free to share information with friends and family.
Here’s an update from November 2016 about the success of the new system: