Officers believe that less traffic on the road is encouraging some drivers and motorcyclists to flout the law and drive unsafely. They are urging motorists not to tie up valuable police or NHS resources by committing “dangerous but preventable” offences such as speeding, handheld mobile phone use, drink or drug driving and not wearing a […]
Archive – March, 2020
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.
The first burglary happened on Chantry Garth between 4 and 7 March 2020. It involved unknown offender(s) smashing the rear window of the property, before performing an untidy search, taking some jewellery and exiting the property. The second burglary happened The Wensleydale Heifer Hotel on Main Street overnight between 15 and 16 March 2020. It […]
Speaking today he said: “We are currently living through a situation that we have never experienced before, with many of us making radical changes to our daily lives in the fight against the COVID-19 virus. “For victims of domestic abuse, having to stay in close proximity with their abuser under these kinds of pressurised circumstances […]
Assistant Chief Constable Mike Walker is leading North Yorkshire Police’s response to the outbreak. He said: “The new and significant restrictions announced by the Prime Minister on Monday evening spell out very clearly what each and every one of us must do to save lives. The message is clear and the warning stark. Stay at […]
He was John Spurling, 74. Mr Spurling was visiting the UK from his home in Perth, Western Australia. In a statement, Mr Spurling’s family said: “The profound sorrow at the loss of our dad in such tragic circumstances is almost overwhelming. His sudden loss has devastated us and his many friends. We are so grateful […]
The single-vehicle collision happened at around 8pm on Sunday 22 March 2020 on the A1041 High Street as it leaves the village of Carlton. It involved a Yamaha motorcycle which was travelling from Carlton towards Snaith. The 27-year-old male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for a number of hours […]