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Appeal for witnesses to incident of criminal damage in Heworth

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The incident is believed to have taken place at around 7.30pm on Sunday 7 March and involved damage being caused to a UPVC door at the rear of the property, which is accessed down a side alley. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we […]

***UPDATE*** Fossway currently closed due to fire

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Update 6.30pm on 17 March 2021 Thankfully, none of the residents were injured in the fire. Emergency services have now left the scene and the building has been boarded up and secured. We would like to thank local residents for their patience and co-operation. The woman who was arrested in connection with the incident remains […]

Unsafe commercial vehicles targeted in week of action

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Officers are working with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), the fire service and colleagues from Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations  to detect unsafe vehicles and  loads, check hazardous freight and catch illegal stowaways. Covert and high-visibility patrols are being used along with vehicle checks in target areas. Roads Policing and DVSA officers are […]

Coronavirus response: No time to let-up as we head towards Easter holidays

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“Together with our partner agencies and the people of York and North Yorkshire, it is imperative that we maintain the collective effort to reduce the infection rate as low as possible while the vaccination programme is rolled-out across the population. “We can all see that better times are on the horizon, that’s why we must […]

Two men arrested after large Cannabis grow discovered in Ripon

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During the search, which happened at around 11am, a large number of Cannabis plants were discovered. Two men, aged 36 and 38, were arrested in connection with the Cannabis grow, and upon arresting the men further searches were conducted at another unit, where more than 50 Cannabis plants were found. Both men have been released […]