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Archive – March, 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.

Covid response: Don’t be tempted to stray from the road map

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From Monday 29 March 2021, outdoor gatherings of up to six people or two households will be allowed, making it easier for friends and families to meet outside, including in private gardens. Social distancing rules remain in place. Outdoor sports facilities will be allowed to reopen and people will be able to take part in […]

Fire in Avenue Grove, Harrogate

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It was reported to North Yorkshire Police at around 8.20pm on Thursday 25 March. North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are in attendance along with Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Properties nearby have been evacuated and a cordon has been put in place. Members of the public are advised to avoid the area while emergency services deal […]

Driver arrested after lorry seen swerving along the A64

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At around 8.30am, officers from our Rural Task Force on patrol on the westbound carriageway, were concerned about the erratic driving of the vehicle and brought it to a stop. The driver, a 54-year-old man from Shropshire, failed a drink-drive breath test at the side of the road and after searching the cab of the […]

UPDATED: Coroner’s appeal to find family of Craig Fryer from Harrogate

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Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal issued last week.   Appeal issued 25 March Our Coroner’s office is appealing to anyone who knew 53-year-old Craig Fryer from Harrogate and can help locate his next of kin. Sadly Craig died at his home in Woodfield Road, Harrogate on 15 March but officers have been […]

Witness appeal after pedestrian seriously injured near Baldersby

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It happened at approximately 8.10pm on 17 March 2021 and involved a blue coloured Toyota Hilux being driven north towards Leeming Bar, the Toyota was in collision with a 24-year-old male pedestrian. The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and remains in James Cook Hospital in a stable condition. We are appealing for witnesses to the collision […]