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Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision near Whitby

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At about 4.20pm on Sunday 18 July 2021, a black Yamaha motorcycle was travelling on the B1416 from Sneaton towards the Woodsmith Mine when it left the road near to the turning for Littlebeck. The rider, a man in his 30s from Hull, was thrown from his bike into a roadside ditch. Prior to the […]

Body recovered from River Ouse in York

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Police attended the scene, along with the fire and ambulance services, after being contacted by kayakers shortly before 5pm. While formal identification is yet to take place, officers believe they know the identity of the deceased but are awaiting confirmation. His next of next of kin have been informed and police have said that their […]

“Harrowing and disturbing” investigation in Filey: Child and dog abuser jailed for 18 years

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Kyle Stephenson (pictured below), aged 29, now of no fixed address, was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment at York Crown Court today (Friday 16 July 2021). He was due to stand trial this week but decided to plead guilty to the offences against the boy and the girl. Stephenson also admitted committing bestiality after police […]

Appeal following road traffic collision in Snainton

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It happened at the junction of the A170 and B1258 at 1.50pm on Thursday 15 July 2021 and involved a black Kawasaki motorcycle and bronze coloured Kia hatchback. The rider of the motorcycle has sustained a fractured hip socket, wrist and rib as a result of taking evasive action. We are requesting the public’s assistance […]