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York school girl attacked in school grounds

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York police are appealing for information after a 15-year-old girl was assaulted as she left Joseph Rowntree School on Haxby Road, New Earswick on Friday afternoon. At around 4pm on Friday 28 November 2014 , the girl was walking by herself out of the school grounds when she was approached by a man who assaulted her and put his hands ...

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Benefits for Harrogate from new rail boost

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Harrogate and Knaresborough MP has welcomed the news that a direct two-hourly service between London and Harrogate is to be introduced over the next five years. This means an additional six trains every day between Harrogate and Kings Cross. The scheme is part of a number of changes being brought in by Stagecoach-Virgin after they were awarded the franchise for ...

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Young local entrepreneurs launch “Just another art gallery”

Directors Joe
Stanley, Tom Seed
& Youcef Preston

A new exciting project has launched in the heart of Yorkshire. Joe Stanley, Tom Seed and Youcef Preston – three local entrepreneurs have announced the launch of their new unique art platform, Just Another Art Gallery. Just Another Art Gallery or otherwise known as JAAG to art fans is an on-line based platform helping to expose the talents of up and coming Artists & Photographers ...

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Man jailed for historic sex offences in Northallerton

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A man who sexually abused a young girl in the 90s has been jailed for more than six years. Paul Marven, was a private gas man working in the Northallerton and Darlington areas in the early 1990s when he befriended a teenage girl and abused her over a two-year period. Marven, aged 57 and of Lane, Newquay, Cornwall, was sentenced ...

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Free cycle lights scheme in York

North Yorkshire Police’s Cycle Response Team and Sgt Ray Milligan and PC Linsey Moore with the cycle lights and reflective back pack covers

North Yorkshire Police’s Cycle Response Team are handing out free LED cycle lights to people who they stop riding without them while out on patrol. Officers are giving the lights, which have been supplied by City Of York Council’s Road Safety Team, to people cycling alone to help keep them safe. North Yorkshire Police Officers will still be issuing tickets ...

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Teenager found dead in remote area near Boroughbridge

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Police were called at around 7.15am on the morning of Thursday 27 November 2014 after the body of a 17-year-old man was found in a remote area near Arm Hall Lane, Aldborough, near Boroughbridge. Police do not believe that there are any suspicious circumstances and are not looking for anyone else in connection with his death. North Yorkshire Police will ...

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Harrogate woman wins PETA award on International Volunteer day

Harrogate, North Yorkshire – Some of the most eye-catching animal rights demonstrations that have swept the UK in recent months have been successful thanks in part to Rose Patterson, a Harrogate native who’s never afraid to stand up against the abuse and killing of animals for food, clothing, experiments and entertainment – and in honour of International Volunteer Day, 5 ...

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Coroner’s verdict into death of man who died following transfer between Harrogate and York Hospital

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Anthony Cartwright was pronounced dead at York Hospital in July 2008 after he had been transferred between Harrogate and York Hospitals. The York Coroner has now recorded a verdict on the death of Mr Cartwright –  25 November 2014. The Narrative Conclusion delivered by Senior Coroner, Mr M D Oakley reads: The deceased was admitted to Harrogate District Hospital, Accident and Emergency Department ...

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Missing Harrogate man – last seen in Birmingham

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Mike Manaley from Harrogate had travelled to Birmingham for a meeting and was last seen at New Street station on Monday 24 November 2014 at 4pm. Mike has not made it back to Harrogate. You are asked to call North Yorkshire Police using the non-emergency number of 101, if you know of his whereabouts or have any information that may be useful ...

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