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Archive – February, 2018

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Stuck in snow? Here is what to do next…

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• Keep calm: The most important thing you can do is to stay calm so you can properly assess the situation. Don’t spin your tyres, it will only dig your vehicle in deeper. • Clear space around the car: If you’re not putting yourself or other road users in danger, get out and try to […]

15 new volunteer police officers ready for action

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The volunteer police officers were attested in front of family and friends at police headquarters in Northallerton by Magistrate, Mrs Erica Taylor JP on Thursday (22 February 2018). The attestation – which is when the officers are sworn in and given their warrant cards – followed an intensive training period of three months. They will […]

York man’s next of kin located following appeal

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Original release: Appeal to trace York man’s next of kin North Yorkshire Police is appealing for help to find the next of kin of a man who recently died in York. Colin Meggitt, sadly passed away at his home address on Windsor Garth in Acomb aged 46. His death is not being treated as suspicious. […]

11 new recruits join York Volunteer Police Cadets

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Last week (23 February 2018) the new cadets were officially welcomed to North Yorkshire Police by Deputy Chief Constable Lisa Winward at their attestation ceremony held at Askham Bryan College. The cadets, who are aged 14 to 16, joined the unit back in September and have successfully completed their initial training. The cadets took their […]