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'Distressed' woman rescued from River Nidd in Knaresborough by police and public

A woman who was found in the River Nidd in a 'distressed state' was rescued by members of the public and police last night in Knaresborough.
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The fire is believed to have started in the early hours of Saturday morning

Advertisement board 'deliberately' set on fire in Ripon

Witnesses are being sought by police after an advertisement board was deliberately set on fire in Ripon.

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Ken Horner discovered the front door of his property on Haggs Roadsmashed open

Crowdfunding appeal launched to replace stolen £2,500 raised for Yorkshire Air Ambulance in Harrogate

The family of a Harrogate pensioner whose home was ransacked by thieves and £2,500 intended for charity taken have launched a crowdfunding page to replace the stolen cash.
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Police are appealing for information.

Appeal launched following bag snatch from elderly woman in Ripon

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by police following a bag snatch from an elderly woman in Ripon.

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Ken Horner, 85, discovered his home had been ransacked on Saturday

Thieves swipe thousands raised for Yorkshire Air Ambulance and family heirloom in Harrogate

Thieves have forced their way into a disabled pensioner’s home in Harrogate, stealing £2,500 intended for charity and leaving them fearing further break-ins.
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The A661 at Follifoot. Image: Google

Driver fled scene of crash near Harrogate which left woman injured

A DRIVER  who fled the scene of a two-car crash near Harrogate which left a woman injured is being hunted by police.

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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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Red Kites are among the birds targeted in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police launch Operation Owl in fight against bird of prey persecutions

A new operation to prevent the illegal and 'unacceptable'' killing of birds of prey across North Yorkshire has been launched.

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One of the cars in the smash on the A168. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

Truck driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after serious four car smash in North Yorkshire

The driver of a flatbed truck was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a four vehicle smash left a driver in hospital with serious injuries.
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Thieves 'cut hole in Harrogate antiques shop roof' and snatch £100,000 of items

Thieves slipped into a Harrogate antiques shop through a hole in the roof and stole more than £100,000 of jewellery and other valuable items, police today said.
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'Data at our finger tips' new tech boost for North Yorkshire police

New handheld devices are to be rolled out to police officers across North Yorkshire, offering a new link between crime scenes and courts

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Anna's car was left damaged after she left it parked in Starbeck for just over an hour.'Credit: Anna Ratcliffe

Wing mirrors 'ripped off' and cars left with big dents in spate of Harrogate cars damaged

The owner of a car repairs garage has offered to help victims of a spate of incidents, where vehicles across Harrogate have been left significantly damaged, with no note to explain.
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The A1M near Wetherby. Image: Google

BMW driver arrested after 150mph police chase on A1 near Wetherby

A BMW M5 driver was arrested after police said he travelled at up to 150mph during a  chase on the A1 near Wetherby last night.

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B&Q in Harrogate. Pic: Google.

Skip fire outside Harrogate B&Q 'could be linked to string of suspected arsons'

Police are investigating after a skip was set alight in Harrogate - the latest offence in a string of suspected arsons in the area.
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The Morrisons on Harrogate Road. Pic: Google.

Traffic cops deploy stinger to stop suspected Harrogate alcohol thief

A Harrogate man suspected of stealing more than £180 worth of alcohol from a Ripon supermarket has been charged.
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Culprits flee without cash in Harrogate church burglary

Police are investigating a burglary at a church in Harrogate.

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The cars were broken into over last week

Call for vigilance after car break-ins over week in Jennyfields

Police are calling for Harrogate residents to be vigilant after a number of cars were broken into.

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Unity Grove in Harrogate. There is no suggestion that anyone whose property is shown above was involved in the incident last year. Pic: Google.

Second man charged with attempted murder after Harrogate disturbance

A second man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, wounding and assault after a "disturbance" in Harrogate last year.

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A derelict barn on Cow Dyke Farm which was damaged in one of the fires

'Mindless' series of fires cause more than half a million pounds worth of damage in Harrogate

More than half a million pounds worth of damage has been caused by a series of fires in Harrogate , says the officer leading an investigation into the 'mindless and dangerous' offences.
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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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