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York woman reunited with bicycle after theft

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A woman has been reunited with her bike after it was believed stolen from York District Hospital whilst she was working last Thursday night (14 May 2020). The woman finished her night shift to discover her bike lock had been cut and her bike taken at some point during the night or early morning. North […]

It’s all kicking off in York

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North Yorkshire Police has organised a 7-a-side football tournament for two age groups (13-14 and 15-16) to be held at York Sports Village on 12 April 2020. The winners will go on to compete in the national finals in London on 28 June 2020. Mixed gender and girls only teams are welcome to take part. […]

Animal Hero Award for North Yorkshire wildlife cop

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North Yorkshire Police Inspector Kevin Kelly was last week presented with a Special Recognition accolade at the 2019 Daily Mirror Animal Hero Awards for his dedication to tackling wildlife crime. The national awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London recognise and celebrate the most inspiring examples of bravery, dedication and resilience in the […]

Awards for action which saved life of Leeds man

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Six individuals, including four police officers and two members of the public, have been awarded resuscitation certificates from the Royal Humane Society (RHS) after their actions saved the life of Mr Bill Renton when he collapsed in Scarborough. Mr Renton was shopping with his wife in the Brunswick Centre in Scarborough on 15 June last […]

Men cautioned for possession of wild birds

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North Yorkshire Police Rural and Wildlife Crime Officer Graham Bilton and RSPCA officers seized two caged goldfinches from the men who admitted to the illegal possession and control of the wild birds. On examination, the birds were found to have recent damage to their plumage and were behaving in an agitated manner. On expert advice, […]

York and Selby primary school children learn vital safety advice

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Primary school children from across York and Selby will learn vital safety advice in a series of workshops and activity sessions run by North Yorkshire Police at Askham Bryan College. The Crucial Crew events have taken place in North Yorkshire for over 25 years and teach children a wide variety of skills and knowledge to […]