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Manchester attack anniversary: Remembering the Yorkshire victims of bombing

Parents robbed of sons and daughters, children robbed of mothers and fathers.

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'If you saw what I saw...' - Yorkshire traffic officer busts five common speeding myths

'If you saw what I saw...' - Yorkshire traffic officer busts five common speeding myths

A Yorkshire police force has revealed five of the most common myths about speeding - and the truth behind them - in a bid to make motorists drive more safely.

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Police are concerned for the safety of Dean Doyle.

Police concerned for safety of missing Wetherby man

Police say they are concerned for the safety of a man who has gone missing from Wetherby.
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Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Significant worldwide demand for tickets is expected ahead of this summer's FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

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Burglars targeted the Bass and Bligh shop on Beulah Street, Harrogate. Picture: Google

Burglars cut through shutter to steal from Harrogate town centre shop

Burglars stole items from a camera shop in Harrogate after cutting through the shutter under cover of darkness.

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Police pursuit on A64 in North Yorkshire ends with arrest of two Bradford men

Police pursuit on A64 in North Yorkshire ends with arrest of two Bradford men

Two men from Bradford were arrested after a police pursuit on the A64 in North Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

North Yorkshire Police have issued a warning about a telephone scam which has been used to target hundreds of people across the country.

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North Yorkshire Police are holding a day of action across Harrogate District.

What is North Yorkshire Police's #OpCulminate in Harrogate all about?

Police, firefighters, NHS staff and others are joining forces today in Harrogate to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.

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Northern Rail services will be affected by strike action today.

Northern Rail strike: Further disruption to Yorkshire train services as RMT union holds second walkout in a week

Northern Rail workers are staging a further 24-hour walkout today in a long-running dispute over the future role of train guards.

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The scene following the crash in North Road, Ripon. Picture: @TC174_NYP

Ripon police investigate suspected drink driver after two people injured in crash near old auction mart

An investigation has begun into a suspected drink driver after two people were injured in a crash near Ripon's old auction mart.
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North Yorkshire firefighters called out over hot cross buns, cooking fumes and a noisy electric toothbrush

North Yorkshire firefighters called out over hot cross buns, cooking fumes and a noisy electric toothbrush

Arriving at the scene of a suspected fire only to find it was a false alarm is a regular occurrence for the region's firefighters.
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Ripon Cathedral held its traditional blessing and procession to mark Palm Sunday. Pictures: Simon Hulme

Ripon Cathedral marks Palm Sunday with traditional blessing and donkey-led procession

Worshippers gathered in Ripon’s market square yesterday for the traditional blessing of the palms which marks the beginning of Holy Week.

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Rail workers at Northern are taking part in a 24-hour stoppage today as a dispute over the future of train guards on the company's services continues.

Northern Rail strike: Limited services and disruption due to 24-hour walkout by RMT union members

Workers at Northern Rail are staging two 24-hour walkouts this week as a long-running row over the future role of train guards continue.

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Amount of alcohol in jailed drink driver's system 'beggars belief' says North Yorkshire Police traffic cop

Amount of alcohol in jailed drink driver's system 'beggars belief' says North Yorkshire Police traffic cop

A woman from North Yorkshire has been jailed for 18 weeks after being caught more than four times over the legal drink drive limit on the A64.
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Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

A number of schools in Yorkshire have received hoax bomb threats this morning, police have confirmed.

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Operation Owl aims to reduce the level of raptor persecution in North Yorkshire, where birds of prey continue to be trapped, poisoned and shot.

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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