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Selby is a town and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England. Situated 14 miles (22.5 km) south of the city of York, along the course of the River Ouse.

Selby is the smallest and southern most district in North Yorkshire. Bordering South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Humberside, it has a mixed economy with some heavy industry and former mining communities.

Selby itself, a bustling market town with a population amounting to a quarter of the whole district.

The central feature of Selby is an 11th Century Selby Abbey, birth place of Henry I.

The Selby Neighbourhood Policing team are determined to support those who are vulnerable and identify ways to reduce the risk of harm.

Working alongside Selby District Council and partners in health, housing, social care and many others we support to needs of the community.

Please note opening times may be subject to change at short notice according to operational requirements as our front counters at Sherburn In Elmet and Eggborough are staffed by volunteers, who endeavour to support you by remaining open as frequently as possible, in line with the times shown.

Our station at Eggborough now has a Defibrillator sited on the wall for public use.

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Equality for Everyone

We believe everyone deserves respect, be free to be who they want to be, and to get the support they need. If you are experiencing discrimination, we want to help.

Equality for Everyone is a brand new initiative to champion inequality, tackle discrimination, and support people who may be in need.

Our Equality Champions team are available to listen, assist with any issues you may have, or support you to take action if you are experiencing discrimination.

You can contact any of our Champions:

If you would like to join the Selby District Equality Network and receive details of our work please email chris@selbydistrictavs.org.uk

Hate crime is any criminal offence which is perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated by a hostility or prejudice based on six protect characteristics – disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, misogyny. You can record incidents via the hate crime reporting sheet.

Selby map

The district of Selby

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