Police appeal after hedge fire

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a hedge was deliberately set on fire in Bilton.

Firefighters from Harrogate received a number of calls to Albert Road shortly after 11.30pm on Sunday May 29, to reports of a small blaze.

The fire, which was set in the greenery outside a house, destroyed 3m sq of hedgerow.

Police believe the fire was started deliberately and are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time, to contact them.