Body discovered on railway line at Moor Lane, Copmanthorpe

North Yorkshire Police were contacted this morning (1 May 2016) at 9.25am by Network Rail, to reports of a womans body on a section of train line at Moor Lane, Copmanthorpe. The section of train line is currently closed whilst North Yorkshire Police and British Transport Police undertake enquiries to determine the identity of the woman. Inspector…

Help tackle crime in North Yorkshire – members needed for Crime Panel

Volunteers are being sought to help guide the business of policing in North Yorkshire and York. The North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel is seeking two people from North Yorkshire or York to serve as co-opted independent members for a four-year term from October 2016. Voters will go to the polls next month to elect…

Arrests made following Knaresborough cash machine incident

Knaresborough Raid

Police were called at about 6.10pm on 29 April 2016, with reports of suspicious activity near a cash machine at the HSBC bank on Knaresborough High Street. Officers responded immediately, and a white BMW car made off from the scene, colliding with a police vehicle. The car was found abandoned soon after. Following an extensive…

Freemasons continue generous support for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Jack Pigott, (Province of Yorkshire, West Riding), Bob Smailes (YAA Regional Fundraising Manager), Nigel Weightman (Province of Yorkshire, North & East Ridings), Denis Kelly (Province of Yorkshire, North & East Ridings), Stuart Grantham (Province of Yorkshire, West Riding), David Pratt (Province of Yorkshire, West Riding)

The generosity of Freemasons across the country has provided a further £12,000 boost for Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The rapid response emergency service received £8,000 from the Freemasons’ Grand Charity, now part of the Masonic Charitable Foundation. This represents £4,000 from the organisation’s two Yorkshire Provinces – West Riding and North and East Ridings. In addition,…

North Yorkshire Police mobile speed camera routes 28 April to 4 May 2016

Enforcement locations for North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety cameras for week commencing Thursday 28 April 2016.   A61 – THIRSK-RIPON-HARROGATE B6265 – GREEN HAMMERTON-RIPON A19 – YORK-THIRSK A19 – THIRSK-CRATHORNE A168 – KIRK DEIGHTON-DISHFORTH A168 – DISHFORTH-NORTHALLERTON A6108 RIPON-SCOTCH CORNER A66-SCOTCH CORNER TO FORCE BOUNDARY SCOTTON ROAD -CATTERICK LEEMING LANE, CATTERICK B6268 MASHAM ROAD BEDALE…

Harrogate Spring in new deal with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Harrogate Spring Water sales and marketing director Rob Pickering  and marketing manager Nicky Cain with Yorkshire and England cricketers, left to right, David Willey, Adil  Rashid and Liam Plunkett

Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Harrogate Spring Water have done a deal for the 2016 and 2017 Championship seasons for sponsorship of the media centre in the iconic Carnegie Pavilion at Headingley. As well as players on the pitch, sports journalists will now also quench their thirst in the newly-branded Harrogate Spring Water Media Centre…

Ripon shopkeeper convicted for selling illegal tobacco

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North Yorkshire County Council’s trading standards officers have successfully prosecuted a local businessman for having illegal cigarettes on sale in his shop in Ripon. Mr Rzgar Hamasaleh, of High Skellgate, Ripon, was convicted of supplying illegal tobacco to his customers following a hearing at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court on 22 April 2016. The prosecution was brought…

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