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Archive – February, 2020

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Police condemn “selfish” fly-tippers after tyres dumped at Selby nature reserve

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Anyone with information about this incident of fly-tipping is asked to contact Selby District Council on 01757 705101. A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Fly-tipping tyres like this is a selfish crime that blights the local environment and spoils people’s enjoyment of our countryside – and in particular this wonderful nature reserve. “Fly-tipped rubbish […]

Driver arrested after serious collision on Strensall Road, York

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The two cyclists, a man and a woman, suffered serious injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment. The car driver, a 72-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of driving while disqualified, driving without insurance and causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. The road was closed […]

Family pays tribute to “beautiful” wife, mother and grandmother who died in a collision near Skipton

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North Yorkshire Police has named Judith Barbara Wadsworth as the pedestrian who died in the collision at the Coniston Hotel, near Skipton, on Friday evening. The driver of the Range Rover that collided with her – a man in his 60s – was arrested and later released under investigation while police enquiries continue. Mrs Wadsworth […]

Traffic officers advise motorists to make essential journeys only due to flooding on major routes

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North Yorkshire Police has received reports of impassable roads, standing water and collisions caused by the weather today. Major roads in and out of the county, including the A64 and A1(M), are covered in a significant amount of standing water, making them hazardous to motorists. North Yorkshire Police’s Force Control Room is also experiencing a […]

Police investigate serious collision in York

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Officers were called to reports of a collision involving a grey estate car and a pedestrian in the early hours of this morning. It happened on Station Road, close to Rougier Street. The road was closed for a number of hours to allow emergency services to deal with the incident. An investigation remains ongoing today […]