Halifax lorry driver charged with drink-driving after being stopped on A1

A 64-year-old lorry driver has been charged with drink-driving after being stopped on the A1 in North Yorkshire.

Newby Wiske Hall, the Grade II listed HQ of North Yorkshire Police. From left, North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dave Jones, North Yorkshire Police Police and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan, Perry Sladen and Richard Sanders from PGL.
16th March 2017.
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Opposition mounts to ‘outlandish’ plans for former North Yorkshire Police HQ

North Yorkshire’s crime commissioner is facing growing anger over the sale of the county’s Grade II-listed police headquarters to an outdoor education firm after hundreds of residents complained about the “outlandish development”.

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Seven more charged after death of Dewsbury man

Detectives investigating the death of 32-year-old man in Dewsbury earlier this year have charged a further seven people.
Police are appealing for information.

Police name cyclist, 18, who died after Bridlington collision

A cyclist who died after a collision in Bridlington has been named by police as 18-year-old Lewis Booth.
Nearly a third of drivers were at least double the limit

A third of drink-drivers in North Yorkshire were 'at least twice over the legal limit.'

One in three drink-drivers arrested in North Yorkshire last month were at least twice over the legal limit.
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The River Nidd in Knaresborough.

Man arrested over boat theft after Knaresborough burglary

A man was stopped by police as he tried to untie a boat from its moorings following a burglary at a riverside cottage in Knaresborough.

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The Hillsborough disaster

South Yorkshire Police chief describes Hillsborough disaster as 'appalling tragedy'

South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has described the Hillsborough disaster as an 'appalling tragedy'.
Fans trying to avoid the crush at Hillsborough in 1989

BREAKING: Six individuals to face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Criminal charges are to be brought over the deaths of 96 football fans at a game in Sheffield 28 years ago, it was announced this morning.
Hillsborough football stadium.

BREAKING: No organisations to face prosecution over Hillsborough disaster

Prosecutors announced today that no organisations are to face prosecution over the Hillsborough disaster.


Police searching for driver who sped off from scene after crash in Pateley Bridge

Police are trying to trace the driver of a car who sped off from the scene following a collision in Pateley Bridge.


Residents urged to remain vigilant after thieves target four Harrogate homes in one day

Residents in Harrogate are being urged to remain vigilant after robbers targeted four homes and stole thousands of pounds worth of items in one day.
Police in North Yorkshire arrest five suspected drink and drug drivers in one night

Police in North Yorkshire arrest five suspected drink and drug drivers in one night

Officers made five arrests for drink or drug driving in one night as North Yorkshire Police's summer operation reached the halfway point.

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Teenager jailed after breaching 'hoodie' court order

A teenager has been jailed for offences including breaching a court order not wearing his hoodie with the hood up.

Arrests and searches as Yorkshire police join national operation to target cyber criminals

Arrests and searches as Yorkshire police join national operation to target cyber criminals

Arrests and searches have taken place in Yorkshire and the Humber as parted a nationwide operation to target suspected cyber criminals.

File pic: Officers arrested four suspected shoplifters from Leeds

Suspected 'cross-border' women shoplifters arrested in North Yorkshire

A teenage girl and three women from Leeds have been arrested on suspicion of shoplifting in North Yorkshire after police found a haul of suspected stolen goods in their BMW.

Crimestoppers is asking for the public's help in protecting vulnerable women being forced into sex work.

Women used as sex slaves kept in 'pop up brothels' in Yorkshire and Humberside

A campaign has begun to tackle the issue of women being used as sex slaves within 'pop up brothels' in Yorkshire and Humberside.

Fans pay tribute to those who were killed and injured in the Manchester terrorist bombing.

Picture and video special: Stars of music pay tribute to terror victims as Manchester displays show of love

THE HEALING power of music worked its harmonious magic last night as Manchester once again proved it is a city united in the face of terror.

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Run, hide, tell... police instructions on what to do during a firearms attack.

WATCH: What you should do during a terrorist attack

This police video gives instructions on how to stay safe during a terrorist attack involving firearms and other weapons.

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Manchester attack live updates: Girl, 8, killed | Police investigation | Advice issued

Twenty-two people have died after a bomb was detonated at a pop concert in Manchester last night.
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