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Archive – December, 2019

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.

Appeal following fatal collision on the A64 near Scarborough

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It happened at around 11.40am on Monday 16 December 2019 when a grey Audi travelling towards Scarborough and an AA recovery truck travelling in the opposite direction, collided on the stretch of the A64 between Staxton and Seamer roundabouts. Sadly the driver of the Audi, a man in his 60s from Lincoln died at the […]

Appeal following spate of burglaries involving churches in York

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Between 13 and 14 December, North Yorkshire Police received reports of burglaries at a number of churches and public buildings in the area. The premises targeted were: Incident number 12190228352 – St Margaret Clitheroe, Holly Tree Lane, York – extensive damage caused Incident number 12190228361 – St Mary’s Church and village hall, The Village, Haxby, […]

Appeal for witnesses to a road traffic collision near Thirsk

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It happened on the southbound carriageway between 12pm and 1pm on 11 December and involved a motorcyclist and a car. Fortunately, nobody was seriously injured. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision, or anyone who recalls seeing either of […]

28 new PCSOs ready to keep North Yorkshire safe

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28 new Police Community Support Officers will soon be out and about helping to keep North Yorkshire safe after successfully completing their initial training. The new recruits, whose backgrounds include a parish councillor, TV extra, sled dog trainer, student, professional dancer, prison worker and a member of the Military Wives Choir, have just undergone an […]