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Police organise fun day for all at Eastfield Gala

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The gala – which will be held at the Westway Open Arms between 11 am and 2pm on Saturday 7 August 2021 – was set up to bring local people together through fun activities, workshops and stalls for parents, children and young people alike. More than 15 local businesses have already signed up to take […]

New partnership launched in Scarborough to tackle underage drinking

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The CAP will work with youth services and local organisations to provide alcohol-free activities for young people. It will also work with local schools to take a proactive approach to alcohol education and ensure that young people are equipped to make the right decisions about issues including alcohol and drugs and anti-social and criminal behaviour. Working […]

Teenager dies in river incident at Grassington

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Police were called by the ambulance service at about 7.45pm on Thursday 22 July 2021, to a report of a 19-year-old man in difficulty in the river at Grassington. He was treated by paramedics, but sadly pronounced dead. Enquiries are ongoing.

Man dies after sea rescue near Filey

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Police were called by the coastguard at about 2.45pm on Thursday 22 July 2021 to a report of people in difficulty in the sea at Reighton. A 55-year-old man was rescued by the RNLI, but sadly later pronounced dead. Two teenagers were taken to hospital for treatment. Enquiries are ongoing.

Police in York increase patrols as schools break up for summer

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Officers from York’s Neighbourhood Policing Teams are increasing patrols across the city as school’s finish for the summer break tomorrow (Friday 23 July 2021). Police are issuing a request for young people to be respectful to both the local community and each other at a time of year when antisocial behaviour often reaches high levels. […]