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Shocking number of fines handed to tier 3 visitors ignoring restrictions and visiting York this weekend

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Local policing teams made proactive visits with City of York Council covid support marshalls and enforcement officers to a number of licensed premises on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to ensure people were acting responsibly and being safe by sticking to the regulations around indoor gatherings and the rule of six outdoors. However, officers encountered large […]

Appeal after two cars damaged by fire in Selby

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It happened on 14 December  in the early hours of the morning at around 1.30am when North Yorkshire Police received a call from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service about two vehicle which were on fire on Volta Street in Selby. It was later established that this fire had been caused intentionally and has caused […]

Life-saving actions recognised by the Royal Humane Society

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We are humbled when their actions are acknowledged, particularly when they have saved someone’s life. Over the past year, a number of officers and staff, and members of the public, have been presented with awards from the Royal Humane Society for their actions in helping to save lives. The Royal Humane Society awards medals, testimonials […]

New Online Gaming blog: Helping you to keep your children safe online this Christmas and beyond

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Speaking as a parent, an avid ‘Online Gamer’ and someone who works for North Yorkshire Police, Digital Police Community Support Officer Chris Simpson is in a lucky position where he can combine his experience from all three and help you to keep your children safe when gaming online. This is the first in a series […]

Band Runner

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Players can choose to play the game as characters Ellie or Sam who use their guitars to eliminate all obstacles in their path as they run through school in order to make it to their next gig. If players miss a jump or take a tumble, they then need to help Alfie solve an online […]

Appeal following a recent assault in York

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It happened on Station Road, York at approximately 5.20pm on Tuesday 8 December 2020. It is reported that two men approached the victim near to a bus stop between Lendal Bridge and the railway station. One of the men has assaulted the victim, a man in his 20s, by pushing him to the chest and […]