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Archive – January, 2021

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 Reeth road traffic collision

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Police are appealing for the driver of a silver car to come forward following an collision in Reeth involving a small child. It happened at around 3.30pm on 7 January on Silver Street when the child ran across the road. The driver initially stopped, however all those involved went on their way without exchanging any […]

Appeal for information after Harrogate garage burglary

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Shortly before 1am on 27 January 2021, the lock was broken on a garage on Tewit Well Road in Harrogate and a green and black mountain bike stolen. (see photo below) We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone […]

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day

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Holocaust Memorial Day is a reminder of how hatred, prejudice and discrimination, if left unchallenged, can escalate and result in a terrible breakdown in humanity and decency which are manifested in genocide. But even after the murder of six million Jews in Europe, genocides and persecution still take place around the world. Over the past […]

Appeal for information after serious collision in Scarborough

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Shortly after 10am today (27 January 2021), North Yorkshire Police received reports of a collision between a HGV, parked cars and a pedestrian near the junction of Castle Gardens and Castlegate in Scarborough. The female pedestrian has been transported to hospital with serious injuries. The road was closed whilst emergency services dealt with the incident […]

Appeal after sheep stolen from field near Boroughbridge

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The theft happened  between 10 November 2020 and 17 January 2021 and involved the theft of 11, Beltex  year-old lambs. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information if you have seen any vehicles acting suspiciously on Holbeck Lane or the […]

Appeal after swastikas painted on Harrogate properties

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The incidents happened on Bilton Lane and Trefoil Drive between 8pm on 24 January 2021 and 11am on 25January 2021. The victims’ property has been defaced by way of a swastika being spray painted on their front door, a garage door and on one of the victim’s cars. another car was damage with a painted […]