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North Yorkshire Police call on public to prevent slaughter of birds of prey

Visitors to North Yorkshire’s countryside are being asked to act as the “eyes and ears” of police as they seek to cut the number of illegal attacks on birds of prey.
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Sir Lawrence Lawry Byford, who has died aged 92.

Former chief constable and Yorkshire County Cricket Club president Sir Lawrence Byford dies

A leading police officer who wrote a groundbreaking report into the failings of the hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper has died.
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Speed cameras installed on A64 in North Yorkshire will catch drivers exceeding 40mph limit

A series of average-speed cameras have been installed on a section of the A64 in North Yorkshire ahead of work by Highways England to replace the central reservation barriers.

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British Transport Police have issued a fresh warning about the risks of running red lights at level crossings.

'Extreme dangers' highlighted after Bradford man drove through red lights at Harrogate level crossing

A Bradford man who drove through red lights at a level crossing in Harrogate has been banned from driving for six months.

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Derelict Harrogate building 'extensively damaged' after fire breaks out

Derelict Harrogate building 'extensively damaged' after fire breaks out

Investigations are due to continue today into a fire which spread through a derelict building in Harrogate.

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A weather warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Yorkshire weather warning: Met office warns rain, sleet and snow likely to turn to ice

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire and the Humber tonight as temperatures are set to drop.

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Police are investigating after a man tried to break into a flat in Bramham Drive, Harrogate. Picture: Google

Harrogate police hunting would-be burglar who targeted flat

Police have issued a description of a man who tried to break into a flat in Harrogate.

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Ripon police issue CCTV appeal after fuel stolen from petrol station

Ripon police issue CCTV appeal after fuel stolen from petrol station

Police investigating a fuel theft from a Ripon filling station have issued a CCTV image of a woman they want to trace.

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The collision happened onthe A658 at Leathley,near to the Riffa service station. Picture: Google

Harrogate motorcyclist seriously injured after A658 crash involving pick-up driven by Halifax man

A motorcyclist was seriously injured during a crash near Harrogate this morning.

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Former Ripon teacher jailed for 12 years after historic child sex abuse conviction

Former Ripon teacher jailed for 12 years after historic child sex abuse conviction

A former Ripon teacher has been jailed for 12 years after being found guilty of historic child sex offences.

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Ian Atkinson was a deputy headteacher at the now closed Ripon Cathedral Choir School.

NSPCC brands former Ripon Cathedral Choir School teacher a 'sick predator' after child sex abuse conviction

A children's charity has described the sexual abuse of children by a teacher at an old Ripon school as "every parent's worst nightmare".

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Police in Harrogate are warning residents about a spike in 'sneak-in' burglaries.

Harrogate police warning after spate of 'sneak-in' burglaries

Police in Harrogate are urging home and vehicle owners to keep their property secure following a spate of sneak-in burglaries and thefts across the town.

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Police searches in Harrogate and Knaresborough amid concerns for missing 15-year-old boy

Police searches in Harrogate and Knaresborough amid concerns for missing 15-year-old boy

Police are searching for a 15-year-old boy who is missing from his home in North Yorkshire.

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How Yorkshire detectives are getting a high-speed forensics boost to help solve crimes

Vital forensic results from the scenes of serious crimes are being made available to Yorkshire detectives in almost ‘real time’ thanks to a groundbreaking pilot.

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Full evacuation of Leeds Bradford Airport due to fire alarm accident

Full evacuation of Leeds Bradford Airport due to fire alarm accident

Firefighters were called to Leeds Bradford Airport this morning as a full evacuation of the passenger terminal was carried out.
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Two Harrogate men arrested after cannabis plants found in house

Police have arrested two men after cannabis plants were seized from a house in Harrogate.

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North Yorkshire Police's highly trained drivers share winter driving tips after crashes

Police in North Yorkshire have been called to a series of weather-related crashes this morning.

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Northern has introduced extra Sunday services as it works to modernise its network.

Northern introduces extra Sunday train services linking Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough

More frequent rail services were introduced between Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough this weekend.

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Drink driving crackdown leads to 39 arrests in North Yorkshire in just 10 days

Drink driving crackdown leads to 39 arrests in North Yorkshire in just 10 days

Police in North Yorkshire arrested 39 motorists on suspicion of drink or drug driving during the first 10 days of the force’s Christmas crackdown.

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Police name Thirsk man killed in fatal crash on A19 Easingwold Bypass

Police name Thirsk man killed in fatal crash on A19 Easingwold Bypass

A motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on the A19 Easingwold Bypass has been named by police.

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