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Drug addict jailed after stealing over £1400 of goods from Harrogate stores

A 30 year old drug addict who stole more than £1,400 worth of goods to fund his addiction was sentenced to prison at Harrogate Magistrates Court today (December 8).

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Paul Rawlinson of Balzersens with some of his team.(1603292AM10)

Indie restaurants prove the perfect place for Christmas in Harrogate

Preparations for Christmas are already in full swing around Harrogate and the town's fantastic independents have been enjoying the busy festive period.

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Cyclists in Nidderdale

Police warning to Harrogate cyclists after huge spike in cycle thefts this year

Harrogate cyclists have been warned to take greater protection of their bikes following a 98 per cent increase in cycle thefts this year.

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Police stress Operation Yeehaw sends "clear message" to Harrogate street drinkers

North Yorkshire Police have said its new operation to tackle Harrogate’s street drinkers sends a clear message that their behaviour will not be tolerated.

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Station Parade crash

Boroughbridge man disqualified from driving after fatal Station Parade crash

A Boroughbridge man has been disqualified from driving after pleading guilty to causing a fatal crash on Station Parade last year.

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Derbyshire Constabulary has been rated as 'outstanding' in a new report.

Mother and son in Harrogate hospital after car overturned in crash

A woman and her seven-year-old son have been taken to hospital in Harrogate after their car ended up on its roof following a collision on the A61 this morning.

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Burton Leonard man banned from the roads following drug arrest

A man caught driving in excess of twice the specified limit for cocaine has been disqualified from driving for 18 months.

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Woman seen running from scene after attempted Knaresborough burglary

Police are appealing for information after a woman was seen running from the scene of an attempted burglary in Knaresborough.

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Simply Beds - Ripon

Substantial amount of cash stolen from safe at Simply Beds in Ripon

A substantial amount of cash has been stolen during a burglary at Simply Beds in Ripon.

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Jonathan Bennett. Picture: North Yorkshire Police (s)

Harrogate man jailed over terrifying Knaresborough robbery

A man from Harrogate has become the fifth person jailed for being involved in a robbery at a house in Knaresborough.
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North Yorkshire Police car vandalised with spray paint near the Fairfax estate

A North Yorkshire Police car has been vandalised as it was parked near the Fairfax estate in Harrogate.

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Professional burglar in £119,000 jewellery raid on Harrogate property

A professional burglar stole over £150,000 worth of jewellery, cars and antiques in a series of raids at properties across Harrogate and north Leeds.

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Joint owner of Spoilt Gelato Pajwa Mo (on right) with his daughter Laiqa(9) and joint owner Khuram Jahangir outside Spoilt Gelato in Starbeck.(1607253AM1)

Popular Spoilt Gelato owner left £600 out of pocket after one-year anniversary theft

A much-loved independent business owner was left £600 out of pocket after thieves smashed their way into his shop on the evening of their one-year anniversary.

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Tony Williams outside Boston Spa post office. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

I can see them still, says postmaster who tackled raiders dressed as women

A postmaster who was attacked by shotgun-wielding thugs said he still gets flashbacks of the robbery.

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Police have cracked down on unsafe taxi drivers in Harrogate.

Three unsafe taxis taken off Harrogate roads in police crackdown

Three Harrogate taxis have been ordered off the road in a police operation to crackdown on unsafe vehicles providing a service to passengers.

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County councillor calls for more traffic police on Harrogate's roads

A North Yorkshire County Councillor has called for more visible traffic police on Harrogate’s roads in a bid to reduce road casualties.

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Wesley Chapel on Oxford Street

More than 100 ASB incidents reported near Oxford Street since May

Oxford Street businesses have welcomed a crackdown on “intimidating” street drinkers with more than 100 Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) incidents reported to police since May.

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How they plan to fleece you online this Black Friday

How they plan to fleece you online this Black Friday

Researchers at Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) have issued a fresh warning for shoppers not to be rushed into bagging a bargain this Black Friday as 15 million online shoppers could be putting themselves at risk of financial fraud.

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Betty Davidson. Image: North Yorkshire Police

Harrogate school’s catering boss jailed for stealing £98,000 of dinner money

A catering manager at a Harrogate high school has been jailed for stealing nearly £100,000 of dinner money over eight years.

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Harrogate Theatre

Man charged to court after reportedly throwing bike at Harrogate Theatre's doors

A man has been charged with criminal damage after reports he "threw a bike" at the doors of Harrogate Theatre in the early hours of Saturday.

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