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Archive – November, 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.

York dogs attacked after burglars break in through their dog-flap

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The break-in happened on Friday 23 November 2018 between 5.30pm and 7.30pm on School Lane, Copmanthorpe.     Officers are appealing for information and the owners of the property are removing the dog flap and appealing to other dog owners to do the same. The suspects entered the property and appear to have used a […]

Double blow as two more rare birds found shot in North Yorkshire

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The first bird, a large adult red kite, was found dead by a member of the public on the Thursday 25 October 2018 near to Wath in Harrogate. The bird was recovered and taken to a specialist vet to be x-rayed to determine the cause of its death. The x-ray uncovered two pieces of shot, […]

Men fined after being caught poaching in North Yorkshire

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Andrew Dowse, 53, of Carlin How, and Steven Raymond Jones, 52, of Redcar, admitted hunting a hare with a dog – an offence under the Hunting Act 2004 – at Spaunton, Kirkbymoorside on 11 March 2018. They now face a total court bill of more than £800 as a result of their illegal actions. North […]

It’s a cracker! Police and charity visits underway to keep older Yorkshire Coast residents safe

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Operation Cracker is a festive initiative to help protect vulnerable people in Filey and Eastfield over the winter months. Officers and volunteers from North Yorkshire Police are working with the Westway Open Arms charity and other organisations, including North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Eastfield Town Council, 95 Alive, NatWest, Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource, the […]