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Rogue trader jailed after impersonating well-known brand and inflating bills by up to 17 times going rate

A ROGUE trader has been jailed for more than a year after charging homeowners up to 17 times the going rate for roofing jobs.

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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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Inspector Penny Taylor, North Yorkshire Police.

Police property marking drive

North Yorkshire Police are urging residents to be vigilant following a spate of thefts from vehicles in some parts of the county and are advising people to get their property marked.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Pregnant ewe killed in Tad dog attack

Pregnant ewe killed in Tad dog attack

Police are investigating an incident in which dogs attacked and killed a pregnant ewe on a Tadcaster farm.

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Malcolm Johnson

Harrogate Ex-Servicemen's Club members tackled machete and gun-wielding attacker

BRAVE members of Harrogate Ex-Servicemen's Club  who disarmed a man wielding a machete and  an imitation gun after he attacked a customer have been praised by police and a York Crown Court  judge.

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From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
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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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Shane Gilmer

Donations pour in to give man killed in crossbow attack "the send off he truly deserves."

More than £1,000 has been raised to give a popular father-of-three, killed in a suspected crossbow attack, "the send off he truly deserves."
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Police have issued an appeal to find the suspect, 55-year-old Anthony Lawrence, and officers have found his car abandoned.

Suspected 'crossbow killer' found dead in vehicle in North Yorkshire after major manhunt

A man suspected of attacking a pregnant woman and killing her partner has been found dead, after a major manhunt was launched in East Yorkshire.

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Found: Kyle Dunn

Missing North Yorkshire boy found

A 15-year-old boy, who went missing from his home in North Yorkshire yesterday, has been found.

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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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Weapons handed into North Yorkshire Police.

Shotgun 'disguised as walking stick' among 120 weapons handed in to police stations in Yorkshire

Dozens of shotguns, air rifles and handguns have been handed into police in North Yorkshire as part of a campaign to surrender weapons.

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Unity Grove Harrogate. Image: Google

Two men stabbed in Harrogate - police linking attacks

TWO men suffered stab injuries i n Harrogate last night  during two attacks which police believe are linked.

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Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner of North Yorkshire.

Public don’t mind who governs their emergency services, says North Yorkshire police commissioner

North Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner has claimed the public don’t mind who governs their emergency services, provided they do a good job, as she submitted her proposals to take over the county’s fire authority to Ministers.

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Hundreds of modern slavery victims in North Yorkshire alone

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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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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