At about 9pm on Sunday 13 June 2021, a fire was reported in a storage room adjoining the War Memorial Chapel in a remote area near Oldstead, Ryedale. North Yorkshire Police officers and firefighters from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene. The chapel was built from the ruins of a hillside farm […]
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As more people are visiting the countryside to walk their dogs, North Yorkshire Police have been supplying stocks of warning posters to farmers to put up on gates and near livestock fields. Officers from rural Neighbourhood Policing Teams, and the force’s Rural Task Force, have also been talking to dog walkers in areas where livestock […]
Since the start of May 2021, at least 16 deer have died after being struck by vehicles in York and North Yorkshire. Very sadly, in all 16 incidents, the deer’s injuries were not survivable. Inspector Dan Spence, from North Yorkshire Police’s Force Control Room, said: “We have unfortunately seen a significant increase in collisions involving […]
Officers from North Yorkshire Police’s Rural Task Force and Neighbourhood Policing Teams will be visiting those areas where sheep worrying incidents are regularly reported to reassure farmers, and speak to dog walkers. They’ll be emphasising the devastating consequences of dog attacks on sheep, and the importance of keeping pets under control at all times. As […]
Between 3pm on Monday 26 April and 12pm the following day, offenders entered a caravan storage area in a field north of Selby. Five caravans were stolen. It is believed they were driven across fields in the direction of Cawood, and left the area in an unknown direction. However, one line of enquiry is that […]
Earlier this month, several owners reported receiving cold callers asking to buy campervans parked on drives in and around Selby – even though they were not for sale. A further report of similar activity has been made in the Hawes area of Richmondshire, suggesting that those responsible may now be targeting other areas. On 19 […]