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Hundreds of modern slavery victims in North Yorkshire alone

A new scheme has been set up to help local businesses and public service workers recognise the signs of modern slavery in rural Yorkshire.

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Abigail Fox

Fears grow for missing Skipton woman after 72 hours without contact

The disappearance of a 31-year-old Skipton woman who hasn't been seen in 72 hours has described as a "high-risk" case by detectives.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: I was kettled, says Kirby Misperton fracking site tea-lady Jackie, 77

An elderly tea-lady moved by police from her table at the Kirby Misperton fracking site has described the actions of officers as "a bit heavy-handed and unnecessary".

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A call about a Tesco delivery van was made to North Yorkshire's 101 number

Police? I’m suspicious because there’s a Tesco delivery van in my village

A resident in a North Yorkshire village rang a police call centre after seeing a Tesco delivery van - and claimed it was suspicious because “people in this village don’t shop at Tesco”.

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Free online child safety workshops launched in North Yorkshire for primary school parents

Free online child safety workshops launched in North Yorkshire for primary school parents

Parents in North Yorkshire are being offered free training on keeping young children safe on the internet after a new partnership was launched.
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Free online child safety workshops launched in North Yorkshire for primary school parents

Free online child safety workshops launched in North Yorkshire for primary school parents

Parents in North Yorkshire are being offered free training on keeping young children safe on the internet after a new partnership was launched.

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Protesters at the gates of the planned fracking site earlier this week.

Woman injured and five more people arrested as anti-fracking protests continue in North Yorkshire

Five more arrests have been made and a woman taken to hospital as anti-fracking protests continue in North Yorkshire.

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Newby Wiske Hall, the Grade II listed HQ of North Yorkshire Police.
16th March 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sale of North Yorkshire police HQ puts village life in jeopardy, says campaign group

A group opposing the sale of North Yorkshire’s Grade II listed former police headquarters to an outdoor education firm says the plans risk destroying village life in the Conservation Area near the site.

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The New Globe Inn at Malton. Pic: Google Maps

Man left with punctured lung after Malton pub brawl

A fight between a group of men outside a Malton pub left one man with head injuries and another with facial injuries and a punctured lung.
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Mark Cashin, 48, pleaded guilty to two charges relating to the harassment of his tenants during a short hearing at Sheffield Crown Court this afternoon.

Rogue landlord pleads guilty to harassing Sheffield tenants

A Sheffield landlord is set to be sentenced for harassing his tenants, after he was taken to court by the council.
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North Yorkshire Police seeking 20 new recruits for force control room

Could you take a call from somebody who has just witnessed a murder or suffered abuse for years?

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Steve Howley, secretary of the FBU in North Yorkshire, supports Julia Mulligan's proposal to replace the existing North Yorkshire fire service watchdog.

Union backs plans for North Yorkshire crime tsar to take over fire authority

The North Yorkshire branch of the Fire Brigades Union has given a cautious backing to plans that would see the county’s police commissioner take over the governance of its fire service.

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North Yorkshire Police has released a film about their new initiative Project Servator

Video: Police mark 50th deployment of "unpredictable policing" project

North Yorkshire Police has released a video marking the 50th time teams have been sent out to "deny, detect and deter" criminal and terrorist activity in crowded places.

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The two men with the Boxer who police want to speak to

Boy needs plastic surgery after being bit on face by dog in Robin Hood's Bay

An 11-year-old boy needed plastic surgery for facial injuries after being attacked by a dog in Robin Hood's Bay.
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Police investigate series of burglaries in North Yorkshire

Police in Richmondshire are investigating whether a series of burglaries are linked.

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Police arrested a 64-year-old man on the A1

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.

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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.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

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.
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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.
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